Ocean Gate is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,031 people and just one neighborhood, Ocean Gate is the 430th largest community in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Ocean Gate isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ocean Gate are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ocean Gate is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocean Gate who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), management occupations (7.52%) and personal care services (6.96%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about Ocean Gate is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Ocean Gate, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.