Ocean Acres, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Ocean Acres, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Ocean Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 16,891 as of July 1, 2018. Ocean Acres 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 Ocean Acres is located at latitude 39.7418 and longitude -74.281 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Ocean Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Ocean Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389608) 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 Ocean Acres Census Designated Place is located within Township of Stafford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 16,891
Population in Households 16,887
Population in Familes 15,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,886
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,379
Average Household Income $93,344
Per Capita Income $32,491

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,391 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $290,791
Average Home Value $290,834
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,850
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 4,639
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.75%
Households 0.62% 0.71%
Families 0.73% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Ocean Acres, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean Acres 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 # 65 88th
Population Density # 237 57th
Diversity Index # 415 24th
Median Household Income # 287 48th
Per Capita Income # 394 28th

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