Oakhurst, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakhurst, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place had a population of 3,882 as of July 1, 2016. Oakhurst ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakhurst is located at latitude 40.2615 and longitude -74.0266 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Oakhurst Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389604) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ocean, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakhurst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Oakhurst, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,882
Population in Households 3,878
Population in Familes 3,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,410
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,341
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,189 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $386,137
Average Home Value $441,442


Median Household Income $102,237
Average Household Income $122,200
Per Capita Income $42,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.32%
Households -0.36% -0.25%
Families -0.42% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oakhurst, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakhurst to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 301 45th
Population Density1 # 283 48th
Diversity Index2 # 423 23rd
Median Household Income # 129 77th
Per Capita Income # 197 64th

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