Rio Grande (zip 08242), New Jersey 

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Population

3,004

-6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$48,523

Median Home Price

$209,800

United States / New Jersey / Ocean City Metro Area / Cape May County / No City / Rio Grande (zip 08242)
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Best Places to Live in Rio Grande (zip 08242), 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 08242 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Rio Grande, 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
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.


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Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Cape May County
Metro Area: Ocean City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Rio Grande (zip 08242)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 19 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rio Grande (zip 08242) is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rio Grande (zip 08242) jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rio Grande (zip 08242)'s cost of living is 3.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rio Grande (zip 08242)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Rio Grande (zip 08242)'s population is 3,004 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.6%. 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 Rio Grande (zip 08242) is Real Estate: $209,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Rio Grande (zip 08242) public schools spend $17,013 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Rio Grande (zip 08242). More Education



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Housing Market in Rio Grande

It's a good time to buy in Rio Grande. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rio Grande is $209,800.

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