Living in Ocean Acres, NJ

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Ocean Acres SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Ocean Acres, NJ Cost Of Living

120
Ocean Acres's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Ocean Acres, New Jersey Info Snack

Ocean Acres is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) split between Barnegat Township and Stafford Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 16,142, of which 925 were in Barnegat Township and 15,217 were in Stafford Township. Ocean Acres is located in the northwestern end of Stafford Township and part of Barnegat Township, and is the newest and biggest part of both communities, with approximately 5,500 lots in an area of 6 square miles (16 km2).
Population
16,803
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
6.3%
Median Home
$266,600
Median Income
$82,402
Median Rent
$1,737

Rankings for Ocean Acres in New Jersey

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Map Of Ocean Acres, NJ

Population over time in Ocean Acres

Year Population % Change
2017 16,803 3.5%
2016 16,227 -0.8%
2015 16,356 2.2%
2014 16,000 -1.2%
2013 16,187 -0.7%
2012 16,305 0.3%
2011 16,254 3.2%
2010 15,747 -0.2%
2009 15,772 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ocean Acres

White
87.6% (14,726)
African American
4.4% (740)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (77)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (462)
Hispanic
4.7% (798)
Race Ocean Acres NJ USA
White 87.6% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 4.4% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.7% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Ocean Acres, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.3% (55,115)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (23,085)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.3% (105,902)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.5% (76,180)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (138,510)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (350,314)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.2% (289,428)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.9% (351,469)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.7% (163,614)
$200,000 or more
7.5% (126,678)
Income Ocean Acres NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.3% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.5% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.2% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.9% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.7% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 7.5% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Ocean Acres

Female
49.4% (8,298)
Male
50.6% (8,504)
Gender Ocean Acres NJ USA
Female 49.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ocean Acres for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (168)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (672)
High School / GED
35.0% (5,881)
Some College
20.0% (3,360)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,680)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (3,696)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,176)
Professional Degree
1.0% (168)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ocean Acres NJ USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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