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Ocean County, New Jersey

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Population:

  • Total Population: 510,916
  • Males: 242,708
  • Females: 268,208

Ethnicity:

  • White: 459,135
  • Black/African American: 13,880
  • Hispanic: 25,377
  • Native American/Eskimo: 634
  • Asian: 6,510
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 49
  • Other: 360
  • 2 or more: 4,971

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (426,430)
  2. Spanish (20,060)
  3. Italian (7,045)
  4. German (3,485)
  5. Polish (3,090)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 33,152

  1. Mexico (3,146)
  2. Germany (3,092)
  3. Italy (3,023)
  4. United Kingdom (2,305)
  5. Philippines (1,980)
  6. Poland (1,701)
  7. Colombia (1,114)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (212,482)
  2. Jewish Estimate (11,500)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (9,534)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (6,731)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (6,489)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 167,750
    • Sensory: 11,526
    • Physical: 45,544
    • Mental: 21,240
    • Self-care: 13,589
    • Go outside home: 34,952
    • Employment: 32,704

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,612

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 200,402
    • Utility gas: 133,642
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,944
    • Electricity: 36,246
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 25,171
    • Coal or Coke: 98
    • Wood: 595
    • Solar Energy: 13
    • Other fuel: 440
    • No fuel used: 253

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 392,848
    • No vehicle: 32,177
    • 1 or more vehicle: 360,671

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 2,132
    • No High School: 14,160
    • Some High School: 44,607
    • High School: 135,009
    • Some College: 73,038
    • Associate's Degree: 19,573
    • College Degree: 48,044
    • Master's Degree: 15,292
    • Professional Degree: 5,117
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,382

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 200,402
    • Owners with phone: 166,397
    • Owners without phone: 382
    • Renters with phone: 32,648
    • Renters without phone: 975

    10 closest counties:

    1. Monmouth County, New Jersey
    2. Burlington County, New Jersey
    3. Middlesex County, New Jersey
    4. Mercer County, New Jersey
    5. Atlantic County, New Jersey
    6. Richmond County, New York
    7. Union County, New Jersey
    8. Somerset County, New Jersey
    9. Kings County, New York
    10. Camden County, New Jersey

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    08005, 08006, 08008, 08050, 08087, 08092, 08527, 08533, 08701, 08721, 08722, 08723, 08724, 08731, 08732, 08733, 08734, 08735, 08738, 08739, 08740, 08741, 08742, 08751, 08752, 08753, 08754, 08755, 08756, 08757, 08758, 08759

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WYRS (90.7 FM) MANAHAWKIN, NJ
    • WBGD (91.9 FM) BRICK, NJ
    • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM) TOMS RIVER, NJ
    • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM) MANAHAWKIN, NJ
    • WOBM (1160 AM) TOMS RIVER, NJ
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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