Ocean View, NJ 08230 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean View, NJ 08230

Not Acceptable, USPS
Palermo, NJ 08230
Seaville, NJ 08230

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 211
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,214
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cape May County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.21, Longitude -74.728
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Ocean View, NJ 08230 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08230 to the other 567 ZIP Codes 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 # 400 30th
Population Density1 # 481 15th
Diversity Index2 # 543 4th
Median Household Income # 241 58th
Per Capita Income # 258 55th

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Ocean View, NJ 08230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,880
Population in Households 5,840
Population in Familes 5,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,192
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,631
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,938 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 764 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $257,611
Average Home Value $283,746


Median Household Income $84,775
Average Household Income $102,522
Per Capita Income $38,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% -0.01%
Households 0.27% 0.05%
Families 0.23% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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