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A Closer Look at Arrowhead Village, NJ

The dog bite attorneys in Arrowhead Village, NJ at NJ Injury Guys would like to share some of the neighborhood's rich history and highlights.

Arrowhead Village

Arrowhead Village is an unincorporated community within the Brick Township that is located in the northeastern region of Ocean County, New Jersey. The community is situated between two run-offs of Beaverdam Creek. Nearby communities within the vicinity are Point Pleasant, Cedarcroft, and Laurelton. 

History

The many waterways attracted the first inhabitants to the area. The Lenni Lenape Native Americans camped along the shorelines creeks and Manasquan River. They found food in abundance, including:

  • oysters
  • clams
  • fish
  • wildlife

By the 1730s, the Natives had moved more inland, leaving behind the names Metedeconk, Manasquan, and Mantoloking. Many artifacts have been found along the creek and river's edge, possibly attributing to the community's name. 

Early industries in the area included the following:

  • lumber
  • pinewood (charcoal and turpentine)
  • iron industry 
  • cranberries and blueberry
  • poultry

Soon the location became a resort community, offering summer retreats for the city residents. The area offered the seasonal visitors the following amenities: 

  • swimming
  • boating
  • saltwater bathing
  • crabbing
  • fishing

By the 1950s and the completion of the Garden State Parkway, many seasonal guests became year-long residents. The larger department stores and supermarkets replaced many general stores to accommodate the larger population. Many highways and roads were added to aid in travel to nearby communities like Cedarcroft and Point Pleasant. 

Neighborhood

The community has several parks for the residents to enjoy. Midstreams Park lies along Beaverdam Creek and is a nature preserve. There is a basketball court for the community just off of Rainbow Drive on the western section of the preserve. Arrowhead Park, located at the corner of Green Tree Road and Village Way, has a playground for children to enjoy. New basketball courts are situated next to the ample parking that is available for the guests. 

Children can attend the Midstreams Elementary School, located on Midstreams Road. The school rates are above the state average. Teacher to student ratio was at one teacher to eleven students for the 2020 school year. 

Demographics

The most predominantly spoken language is English by 89.5% of the residents. Other languages spoke include Polish, by 9.1% of the residents, and Spanish. The following is a breakdown of the common ancestries found within the community: 

  • 32.0% Irish
  • 31.9% Italian
  • 15.7% German
  • 8.9% Polish
  • 8.5% English

The annual income for the greater area was $65,129, up from $52,092 in 2000. The breakdown of occupation types most commonly held in the community was the following: 

  • 33.9% executive, management, and professional positions
  • 25.2% sales and service occupations
  • 20.4% clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
  • 20.4% manufacturing and laborer professions

To read more: A Historical Look at Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

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If you have been a victim of a dog bite, you may be entitled to compensation. The Arrowhead Village, NJ dog bite attorneys at NJ Injury Guys, have years of experience representing cases of dog bites and various other personal injuries. Schedule your free consultation and see how our legal team can help you.

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Gabriel A. DiLeonardo, Sr., Esq.
Date Published: June 23, 2021
Gabriel DiLeonardo, Esq. is a New Jersey licensed attorney-at-law. He helps people who suffer injuries get justice through personal injury lawsuits.
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