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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 Planning staff routinely responds to thousands of requests for public information from municipalities, businesses and the general public.


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)

The Twenty-first edition of the Ocean County Data Book will be available in early March. To request a printed copy while supplies last, please email Be sure to include your name, mailing address, email, and phone number where you can be reached in case of any questions.
Overview and Regional Location Maps
Population and Demographics
Housing and Development
Economic Development
Environmental Characteristics
Additional Information