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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Ship Bottom is a town in New Jersey with a population of 984. Ship Bottom is in Ocean County. Living in Ship Bottom offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ship Bottom there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Ship Bottom and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ship Bottom are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$620,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,075
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    87.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    87.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,308.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    39%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Ship Bottom

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,125
National
$55,322
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