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Population in 2012: 11,527 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 5,402  (46.9%)
Females: 6,125  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  53.6 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08226.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,095 (it was $44,158 in 2000)
Ocean City:

$57,095
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,448

Ocean City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $547,790 (it was $215,200 in 2000)
Ocean City:

$547,790
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $668,220; Detached houses: $789,094; Townhouses or other attached units: $560,277; In 2-unit structures: $576,293; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $455,986; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,994

Median gross rent in 2012: $982.

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Ocean City races chart
  • White alone - 10,455 (89.4%)
  • Hispanic - 643 (5.5%)
  • Black alone - 359 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 143 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 80 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

Races in Ocean City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ocean City: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.2%), German (18.6%), Italian (18.5%), English (11.1%), United States (2.7%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 6.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,666 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ocean City:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ocean City city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

622 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:  5.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ocean City, New Jersey as of December 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ocean City to the number of sex offenders is 2,882 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,651 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,408 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (26.9 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (58.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Somers Point, NJ (1.9 miles ), Longport borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Linwood, NJ (2.4 miles ), Strathmere, NJ (2.4 miles) , Margate City, NJ (2.5 miles ), Northfield, NJ (2.7 miles ), Ventnor City, NJ (2.8 miles ), Corbin City, NJ (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2000: 95 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $256,800
  • 2003: 96 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2004: 117 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2005: 154 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $413,900
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $336,200
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $390,800
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $447,900
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $360,100
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $401,800
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $450,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 74.59 W

Ocean City nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): America's Greatest Family Resort, A Moral Seaside Resort

Daytime population change due to commuting: +596 (+5.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,023 (40.1%)

Area code: 609

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Crime rates in Ocean City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010000000000
per 100,000 6.40.06.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2102000383411
per 100,000 12.86.40.012.80.00.00.019.954.020.427.28.58.6
Robberies 91679131341966911
per 100,000 57.5103.244.657.783.083.726.1126.240.540.961.18.58.6
Assaults 2019231227151961716142013
per 100,000 127.8122.5146.576.9172.396.5123.839.8114.8108.995.1170.4111.3
Burglaries 19616215116217015218218313817818911188
per 100,000 1252.71044.8961.81038.31085.1978.11186.31215.4932.31212.01283.5945.5753.7
Thefts 934784784706803805852961747668700468388
per 100,000 5969.65056.14993.64524.85125.45180.25553.46382.45046.64548.54753.83986.43323.1
Auto thefts 6106713148975522
per 100,000 38.364.538.244.983.090.152.159.847.334.034.017.017.1
Arson 0012130002100
per 100,000 0.00.06.412.86.419.30.00.00.013.66.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 331.4285.9272.8251.6290.8274.3286.6341.0292.7268.1286.5226.7183.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ocean City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 70 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Ocean City, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-0.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Average climate in Ocean City, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Ocean City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Ocean City city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/1987, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ocean City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Ocean City center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape May County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kurt Loder - Film critic, Keith Andes - Actor, Maurice Catarcio - Professional wrestler, Walter Trout - Blues guitarist, Marla Adams - Actor.

Main business address for: OCEAN SHORE HOLDING CO (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Ocean City:

  • SHORES AT WESLEY MANOR, THE (Nursing Home, 2201 BAY AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ocean City:

  • OCEAN POINT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERS POINT, NJ)
  • LIBERTY LINWOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)
  • LINWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Ocean City, NJ

Airports located in Ocean City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ocean City:

  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 15 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 15 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)
  • Cumberland County College (about 28 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Rowan University (about 42 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Camden County College (about 44 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)
  • Gloucester County College (about 46 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,805)
  • Burlington County College (about 49 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)

Public high school in Ocean City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ocean City:

Private elementary/middle school in Ocean City:

  • ST AUGUSTINE REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 1337 ASBURY AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Ocean City, School District: OCEAN CITY

Library in Ocean City:

  • OCEAN CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,254,860; Location: 1735 SIMPSON AVENUE; 98,684 books; 180 e-books; 9,141 audio materials; 10,933 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 277 print serial subscriptions; 50 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ocean City: Ocean City Fire and Rescue Services Department Station 3 (A), Ocean City Fire and Rescue Services Department Station 2 (B), Ocean City Fire and Rescue Services Department Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Weakfish Creek (A), Beach Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Peck Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ocean City Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1735 Simpson Avenue Suite 3) (1), Surf & Sand Beach Service (Recreation Areas; 1113 Haven Ave) (2), Gillian's Island Water Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; Plymouth Place & Boardw) (3), Argo Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3349 Asbury Avenue) (4), Courses (Amusement & Theme Parks; 936 Boardwalk) (5), Goofy Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 920 Boardwalk) (6), Jilly's Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1168 Boardwalk) (7), 12th St Bike Rentals (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1168 Boardwalk) (8), Aquaport Arcade & Billards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3349 Asbury Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Koo-Koo'S Nest Bed & Breakfast (615 Wesley Avenue) (1), Homestead Hotel (805 E 8th St) (2), Hotel Glen-Nor (1015 Central Avenue) (3), Aslan's Garden A Believer's Bed and Breakfast (851 Seventh Street) (4), Ebbie Guest & Apartment House (820 East 6th Street) (5), Impala Island Inn (1001 Ocean Avenue) (6), Comfort Modauson Guest House (1st Street & Corinth) (7), Harbour Light Bicycle Rental (730 Moorlyn Terrace) (8), Days Inn Ocean City New Jersey (7th & Boardwalk) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Cape May County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.841. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.841
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.47
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.9%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.4%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ocean City, NJ

59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ocean City in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Ocean City compared to New Jersey state average:

Ocean City, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ocean City (2011 data):

  • Sturdy Savings Bank: Ocean City Branch at 101 East 34th Street, branch established on 2007/04/16; Asbury Avenue Branch at 661 Asbury Avenue, branch established on 2009/04/27. Info updated 2009/04/06: Bank assets: $542.0 mil, Deposits: $452.2 mil, headquarters in Stone Harbor, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ocean City Branch at 3336 Simpson Avenue, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ocean City Branch at 900 Central Avenue, branch established on 1971/08/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fox Chase Bank: Ocean City Branch at 921 West Ave, branch established on 2000/02/22. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,018.1 mil, Deposits: $699.8 mil, headquarters in Hatboro, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Cape Bank: Ocean City Branch at 10th & Asbury Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/23: Bank assets: $1,071.9 mil, Deposits: $778.0 mil, headquarters in Cape May Court House, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Ocean City Home Bank: at 1001 Asbury Ave, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $986.5 mil, Deposits: $763.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Ocean City Branch at 101 East Ninth Street, branch established on 1988/02/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ocean City West Avenue at 1300 West Avenue, branch established on 1955/06/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ocean City, New Jersey:

  • Port O Call Hotel, 1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-8812, Fax: (609) 399-0387
  • Watsons Regency Suites, 901 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 398-4300, Fax: (609) 398-0197
  • The Flanders Hotel, 719 E 11TH St PO Box 29, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-1000, Fax: (856) 379-0194
  • Sea Mist Hotel, 1402 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-2164
  • Northwood Inn Bed & Breakfast, 401 Wesley Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-6071, Fax: (609) 398-5553
  • Atlantis Inn Luxury Bed & Breakfast, 601 Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-9871, Fax: (609) 399-8575
  • Wild Dunes Inn, 1001 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 , Phone: (609) 399-7500
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ocean City, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ocean City travel time to work - commute


Ocean City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ocean City city (based on Cape May County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.46%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchJewish
Adherents68.0%10.8%4.5%3.3%3.2%
Congregations17.6%29.4%7.1%7.1%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.4%1.4%3.0%
Congregations5.9%4.7%5.9%2.4%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
Cape May County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Cape May County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 238
Here:

24.71 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape May County:

25.1%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cape May County:

14.6%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$121,898$69,65614$20,291
Other Government Administration 25$106,141$50,9489$15,219
Judicial and Legal 10$48,278$57,9343$3,782
Police Protection - Officers 62$456,443$88,3440$0
Police - Other 13$55,427$51,16319$15,558
Firefighters 62$432,067$83,6260$0
Fire - Other 3$20,074$80,2960$0
Streets and Highways 10$61,605$73,9262$2,573
Airports 0$0 2$2,741
Welfare 1$4,933$59,1961$1,286
Solid Waste Management 12$65,393$65,3935$6,928
Parks and Recreation 23$131,888$68,81179$75,863
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$18,817$37,6340$0
Transit 1$5,057$60,6841$1,286
Local Libraries 8$36,088$54,13228$27,201
Other and Unallocable 41$229,386$67,1376$11,094
Totals for Government 298$1,793,495$72,221169$183,822

Ocean City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,126,000 ($97.68)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,132,000 ($878.98)
    Police Protection: $6,112,000 ($530.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,382,000 ($466.90)
    Regular Highways: $3,399,000 ($294.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,376,000 ($292.88)
    Libraries: $2,687,000 ($233.10)
    Central Staff Services: $1,997,000 ($173.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,861,000 ($161.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,117,000 ($96.90)
    General Public Buildings: $1,087,000 ($94.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $720,000 ($62.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $584,000 ($50.66)
    Parking Facilities: $187,000 ($16.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($4.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,007,000 ($174.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $4,500,000 ($390.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,802,000 ($1978.14)

Ocean City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $3,545,000 ($307.54)
    Parking Facilities: $1,773,000 ($153.81)
    All Other: $478,000 ($41.47)
    Air Transportation: $173,000 ($15.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $986,000 ($85.54)
    Air Transportation: $380,000 ($32.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000 ($29.84)
    All Other: $79,000 ($6.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($13.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $665,000 ($57.69)
    Interest Earnings: $422,000 ($36.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $260,000 ($22.56)
    Special Assessments: $164,000 ($14.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,451,000 ($212.63)
    All Other: $208,000 ($18.04)
    Highways: $140,000 ($12.15)
  • Tax - Property: $36,013,000 ($3124.23)
    Other License: $2,581,000 ($223.91)

Ocean City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,480,000 ($3164.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,280,000 ($2800.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,200,000 ($364.36)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $14,600,000 ($1266.59)
    Beginning: $14,370,000 ($1246.64)

Ocean City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,963,000 ($170.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,483,000 ($1256.44)

5.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.85% ($46,122 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.55% ($57,876)
from Camden County, NJ  0.42% ($68,377)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Atlantic County, NJ  1.52% ($54,812 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.44% ($49,600)
to Camden County, NJ  0.32% ($47,339)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ocean City:

  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMID (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WKXW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ocean City:

  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WWZK (94.3 FM; AVALON, NJ; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ocean City:

  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • W07CE (Channel 7; ATLANTIC CITY, ETC., NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ocean City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 362 meters (1,188ft)
Total costs: $41,241,000
Total average daily traffic: 84,208
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,092



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$339,167524$356,9271,305$326,97833$195,9091,476$339,4360$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$417,00026$427,500101$308,8321$400,000104$350,1730$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$282,33349$381,020313$340,16320$137,450254$332,0280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$164,00063$452,127231$330,5894$925,500223$379,1571$300,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$015$457,33354$321,1111$120,00048$384,7290$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$347,88912$315,83316$327,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$369,2501$417,0003$376,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$350,0002$315,0001$414,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$414,0000$01$414,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$488,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 96
  • Hazardous Condition: 252
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ocean City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ocean City, NJ
Businesses in Ocean City, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets5
CVS2McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless1New Balance1
DHL1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx4True Value1
H&R Block1UPS7
Browse common businesses in Ocean City, NJ

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Randal R. Betz (7)
  • Wayne F. Davis (5)
  • Alan E. Thomas (4)
  • Randal Betz (3)
  • Michael L. Klein (2)
  • Sumedh P. Degaonkar (2)
  • John Anthony Becker (2)
  • Gregory J. Porreca (2)
  • Vimal Kumar Nallathambi (2)
  • Laura Wirpsza (1)

Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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