Ocean City (zip 08226), New Jersey 

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Population

10,943

-3.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

12.5%

Median Income

$59,522

Median Home Price

$747,500

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Best Places to Live in Ocean City (zip 08226), 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 08226 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Ocean City, 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Cape May County
Metro Area: Ocean City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Ocean City
Zip Codes: Ocean City (zip 08226)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 19 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocean City (zip 08226) is 12.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocean City (zip 08226) jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocean City (zip 08226)'s cost of living is 55.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ocean City (zip 08226)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cape May county remained very strongly Republican, 57.2% to 41.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocean City (zip 08226)'s population is 10,943 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.2%. 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 (zip 08226) is Real Estate: $747,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.

SCHOOLS
Ocean City (zip 08226) 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 (zip 08226). 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 19.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ocean City is $747,500.

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