Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ

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Population

119,394

1.02% growth

Median Age

47.2


Median Household Income

$71,773

3.96% growth

Poverty Rate

7.47%


Number of Employees

51,040

1.38% growth

Median Property Value

$271,700

1.46% growth

About

In 2017, Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 119k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $71,773. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ grew from 118,188 to 119,394, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $69,041 to $71,773, a 3.96% increase.

The population of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is 90% White Alone, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.16% Black or African American Alone. 6.72% of the people in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is $271,700, and the homeownership rate is 86.2%. Most people in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ employs 51k people. The largest industries in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,906 people), Construction (4,173 people), and Hospitals (2,700 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($188,449), Employment services ($132,487), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($129,534).

Median household income in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is $71,773. Males in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,071. The income inequality in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,773

2017 value

± $1,642

3.96%

1 Year Growth

± 3.58%

Households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $71,773, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,041 in 2016, which represents a 3.96% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,581

Average Male Salary

± $11,115

$54,071

Average Female Salary

± $7,641

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $75,117 ± $78,569

  2. Black

    $62,908 ± $62,904

  3. White

    $54,785 ± $6,271

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.449

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.383% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $146,691, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Morristown Town, Madison & Florham Park Boroughs PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $141,315 and $139,109.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ (8.84k out of 118k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    7,255 ± 693

  2. Hispanic

    1,314 ± 307

  3. Black

    891 ± 351

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51k

2017 Value

1.38%

1 Year growth

± 1.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 50.3k employees to 51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,963 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,833 people), and Registered nurses (1,599 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,963 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,833 people), and Registered nurses (1,599 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing & hunting workers (14.3 times higher than expected), Construction & building inspectors (6.1 times), and Environmental scientists & geoscientists (5.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($248,528), Chief executives & legislators ($179,029), and Personal financial advisors ($178,673).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51k

2017 Value

1.38%

1 Year growth

± 1.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 50.3k employees to 51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,906 people), Construction (4,173 people), and Hospitals (2,700 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,906 people), Construction (4,173 people), and Hospitals (2,700 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (9.06 times higher than expected), Natural gas distribution (7.06 times), and Fuel dealers (5.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($188,449), Employment services ($132,487), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($129,534).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.6% of the population of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 51.1% on employee plans, 9.33% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.933% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.37%

Uninsured

51.1%

Employer Coverage

9.33%

Medicaid

18.4%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

0.933%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.37%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 119k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is composed of 107k White Alone residents (90%), 6.53k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.47%), 2.58k Black or African American Alone residents (2.16%), 1.35k Two or More Races residents (1.13%), 1.32k Asian Alone residents (1.11%), 106 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0888%), 54 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0452%), and 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0101%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (3,368 speakers), Italian (849 speakers), and German (545 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

54

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was 47.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

4.77%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.64k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was 4.77%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    848 ± 712 people

  2. Germany

    570 ± 585 people

  3. Philippines

    564 ± 582 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was Mexico, the natal country of 848 Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Germany with 570 and Philippines with 564.

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Citizenship

98.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.3% of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    107k ± 1.23k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.53k ± 869

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.58k ± 885

In 2017, there were 16.5 times more White Alone residents (107k people) in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.53k Hispanic or Latino and 2.58k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,368 speakers (2.97%)

  2. Italian

    849 speakers (0.749%)

  3. German

    545 speakers (0.48%)

6.72% of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 2.97% of the overall population of Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 0.749% speak Italian and 0.48% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,445 ± 360

  2. Korea

    1,315 ± 244

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,076 ± 273

Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was $271,700 in 2017, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $267,800 to $271,700, a 1.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is 86.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$71,773

Median Household Income

± $1,642

47.8k

Number of Households

± 1,448

In 2017, the median household income of the 47.8k households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $71,773 from the previous year's value of $69,041.

The following chart displays the households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$271,700

2017 Median

± $5,181

$267,800

2016 Median

± $3,996

In 2017, the median property value in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $271,700 from the previous year's value of $267,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

86.2%

2017 Homeownership

85.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 86.2% of the housing units in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

30.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.71% of the workforce in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.3%

  2. Carpooled

    7.08%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ocean County (South) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (85.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.08%) and those who Worked At Home (4.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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