Oakhurst, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakhurst, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place had a population of 3,872 as of July 1, 2017. Oakhurst ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakhurst is located at latitude 40.2615 and longitude -74.0266 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Oakhurst Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389604) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oakhurst Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ocean, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakhurst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oakhurst, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,872
Daytime Population: Workers 1,542
Daytime Population: Residents 1,749
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 3,868
Population in Familes 3,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,404
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $104,511
Average Household Income $126,567
Per Capita Income $43,489


Total Housing Units 1,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,179 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $385,628
Average Home Value $444,860


Total Households 1,332
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,088
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 -0.43% -0.23%
Households -0.41% -0.26%
Families -0.46% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Oakhurst, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakhurst to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 301 45th
Population Density # 289 47th
Diversity Index # 426 22nd
Median Household Income # 128 77th
Per Capita Income # 196 64th

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