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Ocean Grove is in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Ocean Grove is 40.211N. The longitude is -74.006W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,256.


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Median household income
Local
$31,935
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ocean Grove demographic reports
Ocean Grove is on the Atlantic Ocean.
Established as a Methodist summer camp in 1869
For years, vehicular traffic was banned from midnight Saturday until midnight Sunday
Well-known residents have included:
· Mel Torme, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Harvest Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ocean Grove web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Historic Centennial Summer Cottage, Ocean Grove Historical Society Museum

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18% of Ocean Grove residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ocean Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ocean Grove was $26,232, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Ocean Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Ocean Grove include Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Ocean Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $604.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,301.


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

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The average commute time for Ocean Grove workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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