Ocean City, New Jersey 

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Population

11,328

-7.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$59,522

Median Home Price

$601,600

Best Places to Live in Ocean City, New Jersey

Beach resort town - Southeastern New Jersey,10 miles south of Atlantic City. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Ocean City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Pleasant summers
-Calm ambience
-Beach areas
Cons
-Cost of living
-Tourist impact
-Dependence on tourism

Local Listings in Ocean City
 $999,900 
409 Ocean Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 4 | 3640 SqFt
 $1,995,000 
2708 Wesley Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2064 SqFt
 $250,000 
307 West Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 1 | 2064 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ocean City Metro Area

Ocean City is just south of the bustling and quite-different Atlantic City and has been an established family-oriented resort and tourist destination for years. Unlike Atlantic City, it isn’t on the national and international radar but is mostly enjoyed by vacationers from nearby East Coast cities, the nearest of which is Philadelphia.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Ocean City
Zip Codes: 08226
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 19 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocean City is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocean City jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocean City's cost of living is 50.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ocean City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Ocean City, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cape May county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocean City's population is 11,328 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocean City is $601,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Ocean City public schools spend $19,421 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.9 students per teacher in Ocean City. More Education


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Housing Market in Ocean City

It's a good time to buy in Ocean City. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Ocean City Real Estate

The median home price in Ocean City is $601,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Ocean City   3 Reviews
Summer Fun - 2/14/2010
I've spent many summers in OC since the 1970s. It's a wonderful family town...a dry town! No alcohol sales, no bars! Long boardwalk with 2 amusement parks, a water... Read More

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small town living w/ big city access - 11/10/2008
I adore OC. I live 6 blocks from the beach, 2 from the bay. Beautiful scenery. Peaceful surroundings. Summer resort time is a little hectic, but fun. Winters are... Read More

Safest family Destination - 8/13/2006
I have summered or lived in Ocean City, NJ since I was born 41 years ago. Change, change, change is the common theme in this city. One constant is safe, family fun! The... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN OCEAN CITY
$999,900
409 Ocean Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 4

$1,995,000
2708 Wesley Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$250,000
307 West Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 1

$699,900
104 Atlantic Ave Unit B
Bed 6 | Bath 3

$899,900
205 26th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$2,079,000
117 W Atlantic Blvd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$1,399,000
500 29th St
Bed 4 | Bath 5

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