|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ocean Gate is 1,968. Ocean Gate, New Jersey is the 7,672nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ocean Gate was in 1990, when its population was 2,112. In 1990, Ocean Gate was the 6,725th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,672nd largest city in the US. Ocean Gate is currently 6.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ocean Gate has shrunk 5.1% since the year 2000. Ocean Gate, New Jersey's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7421||Sea Isle City||2,107||-26.1%|
|7666||Pawling, New York||1,973||-11.6%|
|7669||Arcade, New York||1,970||-2.5%|
|7672||Ocean Gate, New Jersey||1,968||-5.1%|
|7676||Star Valley Ranch, Wyoming||1,967||202.1%|
|7678||Mill City, Oregon||1,965||25.7%|
The total voting age population of Ocean Gate, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,341. The voting age population is 43.9% male and 56.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.5% of the residents of Ocean Gate are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ocean Gate are 96.1% White, 2.7% Black, 0.8% Two or more races and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 8.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ocean Gate, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.0% of families are below the poverty line in Ocean Gate.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.9% of Ocean Gate residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.7% of Ocean Gate residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ocean Gate residents aged 5 and older, 3.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ocean Gate is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ocean Gate, 14.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ocean Gate is $57,426.
In Ocean Gate, 72.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.9% of housing units in Ocean Gate.
Of all the housing units in Ocean Gate, 25.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Ocean Gate, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ocean Gate is $1,651.
In Ocean Gate, 77.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.