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Ocean is a township in Ocean County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Ocean. For links to other places called Ocean, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Ocean is 39.791N. The longitude is -74.291W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,450.


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Median household income
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$46,461
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ocean demographic reports

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18% of Ocean residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ocean ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ocean was $22,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Ocean residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ocean, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $674.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,116.


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

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

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