Ocean County, New Jersey 

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Population

614,237

+3.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$61,839

Median Home Price

$386,500

Median Age

42.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.7

summer / winter

United States / New Jersey / No Metro Area / Ocean County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Ocean County, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Ocean County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

ocean, NJ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth


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New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Ocean County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly conservative
City: Lakewood, Toms River, 57 total
Zip Codes: 08701, 08753, 08527, 08724, 08757, 08759, 08723, 08755, 08087, 08050, 29 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocean County is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ocean County jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocean County's cost of living is 7.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ocean County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Ocean county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.5% to 34.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocean County's population is 614,237 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocean County is Real Estate: $386,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

SCHOOLS
Ocean County public schools spend $17,545 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.3 students per teacher in Ocean County. More Education



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Housing Market in ocean

It's a good time to buy in Ocean. Home Appreciation is up 27.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ocean is $386,500.

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ZIP CODES IN OCEAN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
08701, 08753, 08527, 08724, 08757, 08759, 08723, 08755, 08087, 08050, 29 total

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