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Oakhurst, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Monmouth County at latitude 40.2615 and longitude -74.0266. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal official name is the Oakhurst Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oakhurst, New Jersey.

The U5 Census Class Code for Oakhurst indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Oakhurst Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map


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Oakhurst, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,847
Population in Households 3,843
Population in Familes 3,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,389
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,329
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,085
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,188 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $375,651
Average Home Value $417,818
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $99,400
Average Household Income $125,077
Per Capita Income $43,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.88% -0.54%
Households -0.75% -0.52%
Families -0.85% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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, 2014 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 # 285 48th
Diversity Index2 # 425 22nd
Median Household Income # 144 74th
Per Capita Income # 171 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.