Oceanport, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Oceanport, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Oceanport had a population of 5,765 as of July 1, 2018. Oceanport 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 Oceanport is located at latitude 40.316 and longitude -74.0205 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Oceanport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Borough of Oceanport (GNIS ID: 885334) 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.

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Oceanport, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,765
Population in Households 5,712
Population in Familes 4,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,813
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $104,026
Average Household Income $137,209
Per Capita Income $53,234


Total Housing Units 2,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 392 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $511,149
Average Home Value $592,759


Total Households 2,206
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,574
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% -0.07%
Households -0.11% -0.09%
Families -0.17% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Oceanport, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oceanport 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 245 55th
Population Density # 349 36th
Diversity Index # 458 16th
Median Household Income # 145 74th
Per Capita Income # 131 76th

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