Cities in Ocean County, New Jersey by Population (2024)

There are 49 cities in Ocean County, New Jersey.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Toms River1New Jersey94,88590,0811.1%2,43339
Lakewood2New Jersey72,16155,0392.56%10,1947.08
Point Pleasant3New Jersey19,79918,9651.07%5,6713.49
Ocean Acres4New Jersey18,91517,3251.85%3,2475.83
Holiday City-Berkeley5New Jersey13,06212,2161.65%2,1895.97
Beachwood6New Jersey11,38110,8751.13%4,1192.76
Pine Lake Park7New Jersey10,4688,9543.76%4,2192.48
Crestwood Village8New Jersey8,6098,0630.76%2,0144.27
Mystic Island9New Jersey7,5478,296-0.58%1,0906.92
Leisure Village10New Jersey5,5964,714-2.36%4,2911.30
Beach Haven West11New Jersey5,3024,3503.74%3,2691.62
Point Pleasant Beach12New Jersey4,9734,7651.06%3,4921.42
Forked River13New Jersey4,9405,066-0.62%1,8062.73
Holiday City South14New Jersey4,8483,9764.71%2,5801.88
Leisure Village East15New Jersey4,7633,7441.17%3,0711.55
Leisure Village West16New Jersey3,8673,7670.65%3,1961.21
South Toms River17New Jersey3,7993,6510.98%3,2831.16
Tuckerton18New Jersey3,7573,5851.16%1,1173.36
Barnegat19New Jersey2,9383,630-5.56%1,0892.70
Lakehurst20New Jersey2,7522,6401.03%3,0750.90
Pine Ridge Crestwood21New Jersey2,7372,6111.18%1,7321.58
Leisure Knoll22New Jersey2,6642,5800.8%3,0000.89
Seaside Heights23New Jersey2,5472,4391.07%4,1280.62
Vista Center24New Jersey2,4642,4500.16%7343.36
Manahawkin25New Jersey2,3971,9574.35%1,2991.84
Pine Beach26New Jersey2,2372,1431.08%3,5170.64
North Beach Haven27New Jersey2,2062,191-0.99%1,2151.81
Cedar Glen West28New Jersey2,1761,8044.46%2,0511.06
Holiday Heights29New Jersey2,1741,9242.98%4335.03
Ocean Gate30New Jersey2,0271,9391.1%4,5040.45
Waretown31New Jersey2,0002,514-6.02%2,1650.92
Lavallette32New Jersey1,8821,7941.18%2,3060.82
Island Heights33New Jersey1,7301,6601.05%2,8410.61
Dover Beaches South34New Jersey1,6661,2306.12%2,6780.62
Seaside Park35New Jersey1,5001,4460.94%2,2900.66
Dover Beaches North36New Jersey1,4361,968-8.3%1,5610.92
Cedar Glen Lakes37New Jersey1,3181,604-5.11%1,8990.69
Surf City38New Jersey1,3181,2461.39%1,7720.74
Ship Bottom39New Jersey1,1361,0940.98%1,5960.71
Beach Haven40New Jersey1,0931,0371.3%1,1160.98
New Egypt41New Jersey1,0302,187-20.22%2593.97
Silver Ridge42New Jersey1,0251,101-1.82%2,2040.47
Bay Head43New Jersey9819311.34%1,6770.58
Barnegat Light44New Jersey6656430.91%8000.83
Allenwood45New Jersey453857-15.8%2601.75
Harvey Cedars46New Jersey4093930.99%7290.56
Mantoloking47New Jersey3343300.3%8650.39
Cream Ridge48New Jersey332608-17.21%1103.02
New Gretna49New Jersey135360-26.23%1600.85
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Ocean County, New Jersey?

Toms River is the largest city in Ocean County.

What is the smallest city in Ocean County, New Jersey?

New Gretna is the smallest city in Ocean County.

How many cities are in Ocean County?

There are 49 cities in Ocean County, New Jersey.

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