The City of Ocean City had a population of 11,502 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Ocean City is located at latitude 39.2637 and longitude -74.6079 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ocean City (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.34 sq. miles and a water area of 4.46 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The City of Ocean City (GNIS ID: 885332) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ocean City: New Brighton, Pecks Beach, Peck's Beach, Peter's Beach, Pet's Beach.
|Population in Households||11,439|
|Population in Familes||8,177|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||63|
|Median Household Income||$65,011|
|Average Household Income||$98,790|
|Per Capita Income||$49,626|
|Total Housing Units||21,659 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,623 (16.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,151 ( 9.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15,885 (73.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$612,872|
|Average Home Value||$743,610|
|Average Household Size||1.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.06%|
|Per Capita Income||3.26%|
The table below compares Ocean City to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 120||78th|
|Population Density||# 348||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 368||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 391||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.