Oceanport is a somewhat small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,838 people and just one neighborhood, Oceanport is the 295th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Oceanport are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Oceanport is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oceanport is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oceanport who work in sales jobs (16.61%), office and administrative support (15.61%) and management occupations (12.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Oceanport is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oceanport a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oceanport has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oceanport’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Oceanport is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Despite being a small borough, Oceanport has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.