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Demographics & Data Book

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The Planning Department is a liaison to the New Jersey State Data Center through which it regularly receives demographic and economic data. The Department is also a repository for all current reports prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Labor.


The Ocean County Data Book includes the most currently available census, housing, development and economic data for Ocean County and its municipalities. Download the entire Data Book (24MB)

Census 2020 Redistricting Data Release:

The Census Bureau has just released the Census 2020 Redistricting data, which provides demographics from the nation to the census block level to show how our population has changed over the last decade. The data includes statistics on race and ethnicity, voting-age population, occupied and vacant housing units, and people living in group quarters. The Census will release more Census 2020 data through 2022, in addition to the detailed data collected by the American Community Survey.

The Ocean County Data Book has been updated with the latest Census 2020 data.

 Census 2020 Redistricting Data Summary Analysis
 Census Population Trends in Ocean County, 1930-2020
 Census Population Trends in New Jersey, 1930-2020
  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin by Municipality, 2010-2020
 Total and Occupied Housing Units by Municipality, 2010-2020

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