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Ocean County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 628.8 square miles
Population Density 917 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 583,414
Population change 1.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 21.7%
Females 51.9%
White 93
Hispanic or Latino of any race 8.8
Asian 1.9%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 3.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.4%
Veterans 48,709
Households and Housing
Households 221,774
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 91%
Median household income $61,136
The per capita income $30,477
Live below the poverty line. 10.4%
housing units 279,015
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $268,100
Residents owning their homes. 81.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 45,546
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 2.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.3%
Black-owned firms 2.2%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $7,307,436
Retail sales per capita $12,922
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0