Ocean County Population 2017

Ocean County's estimated population is 592,497 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ocean County is the 6th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016592,4973,7060.63%
2015588,7912,9100.50%
2014585,8812,9030.50%
2013582,9782,2960.40%
2012580,6821,6440.28%
2011579,0381,3640.24%
2010577,674144,47133.35%
1990433,20387,16525.19%
1980346,038137,56865.99%
1970208,470100,22992.60%
1960108,24151,61991.16%
195056,62218,91650.17%
194037,7064,63714.02%
193033,06910,91449.26%
192022,1558373.93%
191021,3181,5717.96%
190019,7473,77323.62%
189015,9741,51910.51%
188014,4558276.07%
187013,6282,45221.94%
186011,1761,14411.40%
185010,0320.00%

Ocean County Population Growth

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Ocean County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White547,49292.40%
Black or African American20,3013.43%
Asian11,5071.94%
Two or More Races7,6891.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5520.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2500.04%

Ocean County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Ocean County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beachwood11042111961541.39%
Point Pleasant Beach46854544-141-3.01%
Tuckerton33483378300.90%
Seaside Heights2887289690.31%
Lakehurst26542692381.43%
Pine Beach21302152221.03%
Ocean Gate2003200850.25%
Lavallette18751832-43-2.29%
Island Heights1644164730.18%
Seaside Park15811551-30-1.90%
Beach Haven1170117330.26%
Barnegat Light58658710.17%
Mantoloking294251-43-14.63%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990