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Ocean Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 26,709. Ocean Township is in Monmouth County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Ocean Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ocean Township there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Ocean Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ocean Township are highly rated.

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About Ocean Township...
Population
26,709

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$431,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,190
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    45
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    225.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,873.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    86.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Ocean Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$94,284
National
$62,843

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