Statewide Claims to Fame

Ocean City is 4th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Ocean City is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 11,527 89th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.3 44th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,847.6 212th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 3.2% 252nd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 14.4% 250th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 29.7% 4th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.9% 74th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 43.6% 84th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 92.1% 33rd 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.5% 144th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 177th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 243rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 118th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 190th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.5% 197th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.4% 27th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 53.0% 24th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.5% 239th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 20,871 14th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.3% 117th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 6,137 61st 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 65.0% 154th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $594,600 34th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 1.9 253rd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $41,086 75th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $57,226 196th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.4% 101st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ocean City Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,814 48th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $215,040 66th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,393 65th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $54,472 23rd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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