Ocean County, NJ has a population of 592,497 people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $62,222. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Ocean County, NJ grew from 588,721 to 592,497, a 0.64% increase and its median household income declined from $63,765 to $62,222, a 2.42% decrease.
The population of Ocean County, NJ is 84.7% White, 9.1% Hispanic, and 2.78% Black. 12.1% of the people in Ocean County, NJ speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ocean County, NJ are Ocean County College, with 1,617 graduates, Beth Medrash Govoha, with 1,200 graduates, and Georgian Court University, with 598 graduates.
The median property value in Ocean County, NJ is $272,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.4%. Most people in Ocean County, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocean County, NJ is 2 cars per household.
Ocean County, NJ is the 6th most populated county in New Jersey and borders Atlantic County, NJ; Burlington County, NJ; and Monmouth County, NJ.