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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 5,800
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,601
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $109,241
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,096
Median House Value $424,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 29.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station LONG BRANCH OAKHURST
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
Station NY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
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
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
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 12,298 $77,841
Little Silver 5,937 $145,614
Long Branch 30,721 $54,621
Monmouth Beach 3,258 $142,083
Shrewsbury 1,181 $58,281
West Long Branch 7,974 $106,397

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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