Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean Gate, NJ 08740

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.924, Longitude -74.137
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,984
Population in Households 1,984
Population in Familes 1,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,266
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 817
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $253,571
Average Home Value $301,938


Median Household Income $57,319
Average Household Income $68,137
Per Capita Income $28,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% 0.04%
Households -0.23% 0.0%
Families -0.33% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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 Gate, NJ 08740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08740 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 # 507 13th
Population Density1 # 147 75th
Diversity Index2 # 490 16th
Median Household Income # 455 22nd
Per Capita Income # 459 21st

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