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Ocean Acres, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Ocean Acres,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 16,142 (Urban population: 13,029, Rural population: 179 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 6,182 (5,698 occupied: 5,165 owner occupied, 454 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

8%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,056 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $11,603,750.

Median contract rent in 2016: $780 (lower quartile is $647, upper quartile is $875)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,095


Median gross rent in Ocean Acres, NJ in 2016: $952

Housing units in Ocean Acres with a mortgage: 3,678 (56 second mortgage, 489 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,437

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $94,931

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,409

Median monthly housing costs: $1,736


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Ocean Acres, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $263,087 (it was $129,900 in 2000)
Ocean Acres:

$263,087
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,315 - $317,977
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,532
  • In family households: 15,007 (2,329 male householders, 1,958 female householders)
    3,416 spouses, 6,390 children (5,860 natural, 166 adopted, 352 stepchildren), 121 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 192 parents, 125 other relatives, 331 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,441 (623 male householders (583 living alone)), 714 female householders (671 living alone)), 111 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4

Size of family households: 1,644 2-persons, 1,047 3-persons, 980 4-persons, 309 5-persons, 172 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,248 1-person, 80 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

3,033 married couples with children.
826 single-parent households (284 men, 542 women).

94.6% of residents of Ocean Acres speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 554 (3.4%)
(97.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ocean Acres, New Jersey:

  • 16no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 7362 bedrooms
  • 2,4833 bedrooms
  • 1,6254 bedrooms
  • 2395+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocean Acres, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 692 bedrooms
  • 2713 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean Acres in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 106no vehicle
  • 1,4291 vehicle
  • 2,1332 vehicles
  • 1,0753 vehicles
  • 2984 vehicles
  • 1125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean Acres in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 2581 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ocean Acres, New Jersey:

  • 141 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 6465 rooms
  • 1,4036 rooms
  • 1,0177 rooms
  • 1,0078 rooms
  • 6589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocean Acres, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 414 rooms
  • 665 rooms
  • 1706 rooms
  • 1187 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Ocean Acres, NJ household income distribution

  • Ocean Acres, NJ household income distribution
  • 178Less than $10,000
  • 135$10,000 to $14,999
  • 172$15,000 to $19,999
  • 176$20,000 to $24,999
  • 172$25,000 to $29,999
  • 155$30,000 to $34,999
  • 233$35,000 to $39,999
  • 192$40,000 to $44,999
  • 161$45,000 to $49,999
  • 412$50,000 to $59,999
  • 615$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,049$75,000 to $99,999
  • 706$100,000 to $124,999
  • 472$125,000 to $149,999
  • 568$150,000 to $199,999
  • 235$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Ocean Acres, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Ocean Acres, NJ
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 49$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$90,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$125,000 to $149,999
  • 237$150,000 to $174,999
  • 694$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,127$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,220$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,236$300,000 to $399,999
  • 100$400,000 to $499,999
  • 47$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Ocean Acres, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Ocean Acres, NJ
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 68$1,000 to $1,249
  • 91$1,250 to $1,499
  • 137$1,500 to $1,999
  • 39$2,000 to $2,499
  • 53No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 242010 or later
  • 892000 to 2009
  • 481990 to 1999
  • 751980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 359Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Ocean Acres population
Ocean Acres commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 192
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 851
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,245
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,061
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 740
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 431
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 696
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 310
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 299
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 926
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 633
  • 90 or more minutes: 166
Ocean Acres, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.5%
Number of people working at home: 181 (2.3% of all workers)

Ocean Acres mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,916 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 194 (8%)
  • Taxi: 25 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 181 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 1,759
 Irish: 933
 German: 550
 Jamaican: 411
 Polish: 307
 American: 268
 English: 196
 Scottish: 79
 Swedish: 67
 Kenyan: 63
 Greek: 52
 Egyptian: 47
 Ukrainian: 40
 Brazilian: 33
 Slovak: 33
 Dutch: 26
 Norwegian: 26
 Czech: 24
 Turkish: 21
 Eastern European: 16
 Iranian: 12
 Portuguese: 12
 Lithuanian: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 11
 Russian: 10
 French (except Basque): 9
 French Canadian: 9
 Canadian: 8

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 10%Kenya
  • 9%Egypt
  • 8%Germany
  • 7%Ireland
  • 7%Cuba
  • 7%Italy
  • 6%Brazil

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,066
  • Other state: 2,824
  • Northeast: 2,088
  • Midwest: 234
  • South: 369
  • West: 130

90% of Ocean Acres residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in New Jersey.

Ocean Acres:

90.1%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 44
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 133
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,700
  • Less than 1 year of college: 473
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 640
  • Associate degree: 447
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,091
  • Master's degree: 374
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 26

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,275
  • Less than 1 year of college: 459
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 684
  • Associate degree: 636
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,052
  • Master's degree: 394
  • Professional school degree: 82
  • Doctorate degree: 41

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 23.1%Males
Ocean Acres marital status for males
Ocean Acres marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,835
  • One, attached: 143
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 41
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Ocean Acres:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ocean Acres
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.7%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (66.5%)
  • Electricity (33.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

12.7%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

2.0%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 182
Here:

20.3%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)