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, 2016)


Total Population 5,665
Population in Households 5,623
Population in Familes 4,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,109
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,574
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,856 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 670 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $328,188
Average Home Value $347,171


Median Household Income $82,982
Average Household Income $100,057
Per Capita Income $37,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.14%
Households -0.05% -0.1%
Families -0.06% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

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

The table below compares 08230 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 406 30th
Population Density1 # 506 13th
Diversity Index2 # 553 5th
Median Household Income # 273 53rd
Per Capita Income # 307 47th

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