Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean Gate, NJ 08740

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.924, Longitude -74.137
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 933
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,007
Daytime Population: Workers 162
Daytime Population: Residents 933
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 2,007
Population in Familes 1,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,393
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $57,399
Average Household Income $69,541
Per Capita Income $28,655


Total Housing Units 1,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $254,845
Average Home Value $306,480


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 529
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 0.05% 0.23%
Households 0.03% 0.17%
Families -0.03% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08740 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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 # 508 12th
Population Density # 146 75th
Diversity Index # 488 16th
Median Household Income # 455 22nd
Per Capita Income # 456 21st

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