Introduction to Oceanport, New Jersey

Oceanport, New Jersey, in Monmouth County, is 7 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey and 29 miles S of New York, New York. The town is home to some 5,807 residents.

Oceanport History

Oceanport was formed from parts of Eatonton Township on April 6, 1920. During the Revolutionary War, George Washington’s army battled the British forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, in what came to be known as the Battle of Monmouth. The battle took place on June 28, 1778 and is said to have been the longest battle fought in the war.

Oceanport and nearby Attractions

  • Allaire State Park
  • Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
  • Wolf Hill Recreation Area
  • Monmouth Battlefield
  • New York Aquarium
  • Blue Mountain

Things To Do In Oceanport

Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum, the Monmouth Museum, and the Coney Island Museum are some of the museums accessible from Oceanport. Local parks include Allaire State Park, Gateway National Recreation Area, and the Cheesequake State Park. Other popular local attractions include the Belmont Park Race Track, the Brooklyn Borough Hall and Prospect Park Zoo.

Oceanport Transportation

Newark Liberty International is the nearest major airport.

Oceanport Higher Education

Brookdale Community College, Georgian Court University, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, and Monmouth University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.


Total Population 5,834
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,716
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.5%
Median Earnings25+ $51,196
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,795
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,613


Median Family Income $113,864
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 4.7%


People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $687
Median House Value $448,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 30.6%

Oceanport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07757
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.318
Longitude -74.015

Oceanport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oceanport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Monmouth Park (07757)

Sands Point (07757)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eatontown 12,323 $80,459
Little Silver 5,920 $160,962
Long Branch 30,590 $56,661
Monmouth Beach 3,278 $120,625
Shrewsbury 1,130 $57,868
West Long Branch 8,391 $109,112
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