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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,763
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+2,736
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married58.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.2%
Median Earnings25+$53,365
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$45,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,004

Wealth

Median Family Income$127,750
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home11%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone22.3%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$447,700

Ancestry

Italian31.5%
Irish30.4%
German19.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.8%
English8.4%
Polish7.4%
Greek3.5%
Scottish2%
Russian2%
French Except Basque2%
Hungarian1.7%
Swedish1.5%
Portuguese1.5%
Austrian1.5%
Dutch1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
Arab1%
Belgian0.9%
Slovak0.7%
Egyptian0.5%
Syrian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
African0.2%
Romanian0.2%
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Oceanport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7757
Phone Area Codes732,908
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.31
Approximate Longitude-74.02

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)

StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance3.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eatontown12,233$80,413
Little Silver5,922$143,964
Long Branch30,705$59,563
Monmouth Beach3,249$140,431
Shrewsbury1,066$59,180
West Long Branch7,947$114,727

Oceanport Public Schools

Maple Place Middle School
Maple Place, 2 Maple Place
ZIP: 7757
(732) 229-0267
Middle
Total Enrollment 288
Wolf Hill Elementary School
29 Wolf Hill Avenue
ZIP: 7757
(732) 542-0683
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
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