Oceanport, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oceanport, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Oceanport had a population of 5,794 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oceanport 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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Oceanport, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,794
Daytime Population: Workers 1,354
Daytime Population: Residents 2,746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,100
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 5,741
Population in Familes 4,944
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,822
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $98,628
Average Household Income $129,334
Per Capita Income $50,126


Total Housing Units 2,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,825 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 392 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $481,393
Average Home Value $557,288


Total Households 2,216
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,585
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 -0.09% -0.02%
Households -0.07% -0.02%
Families -0.1% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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, 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 # 243 56th
Population Density # 347 37th
Diversity Index # 453 17th
Median Household Income # 150 73rd
Per Capita Income # 132 76th

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