Ocean View, NJ 08230 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08230: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean View, NJ 08230

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 220
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,245
  • 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

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Ocean View, NJ 08230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,738
Daytime Population: Workers 1,969
Daytime Population: Residents 1,847
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,816
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 5,696
Population in Familes 4,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $82,738
Average Household Income $101,763
Per Capita Income $37,907


Total Housing Units 2,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,861 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 736 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $337,426
Average Home Value $357,174


Total Households 2,122
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,582
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.7%
Households -0.42% -0.71%
Families -0.45% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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

The table below compares 08230 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 407 30th
Population Density # 508 12th
Diversity Index # 551 5th
Median Household Income # 275 53rd
Per Capita Income # 312 46th

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