Ocean City Metro Area, New Jersey 

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Population

91,546

-3.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

12.5%

Median Income

$57,394

Median Home Price

$508,800

Median Age

48.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.9

summer / winter

United States / New Jersey / Ocean City Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Ocean City Metro Area, New Jersey

Beach resort town - Southeastern New Jersey,10 miles south of Atlantic City. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Ocean City metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New Jersey
County:
Metro Area: Ocean City Metro Area
City: Lower, Middle, 25 total
Zip Codes: 08204, 08210, 08260, 08226, 08251, 08270, 08230, 08223, 08242, 08243, 15 total
Cost of Living: 15.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 19 ft above sea level

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Ocean City, NJ Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Pleasant summers
Calm ambience
Beach areas
Cons
Cost of living
Tourist impact
Dependence on tourism

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocean City Metro Area is 12.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocean City Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocean City Metro Area's cost of living is 15.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ocean City Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Ocean City metro area remained very strongly Republican, 57.2% to 41.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocean City Metro Area's population is 91,546 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocean City Metro Area is Real Estate: $508,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%.

SCHOOLS
Ocean City Metro Area public schools spend $22,590 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11 students per teacher in Ocean City Metro Area. 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 20.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ocean City is $508,800.
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ZIP CODES IN OCEAN CITY METRO AREA, NEW JERSEY
08204, 08210, 08260, 08226, 08251, 08270, 08230, 08223, 08242, 08243, 15 total

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