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Surf City is a borough in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Surf City is 39.661N. The longitude is -74.165W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,495.


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Median household income
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$38,190
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Surf City demographic reports
Surf City is on Long Beach Island
Former and merged names include:
· Great Swamp
· Long Beach City
Settled by whalers in the late 17th century

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18% of Surf City residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Surf City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Surf City was $26,632, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Surf City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Surf City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $621.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,543.


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Libraries in Surf City include Long Beach Island Branch Library ... View libraries

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Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Surf City political report.

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The average commute time for Surf City workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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