Ocean City employment information

IndexOcean CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$43,033$36,359$28,555
Median household income$59,522$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$87,888$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,365$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$38,750$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$28,044$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.7%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ocean City is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ocean City is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ocean City is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ocean City is 50% lower than the national average.

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Ocean City median earnings by income bracket

Ocean City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%1.7%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.5%
Financial & insurance services5.1%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%9.6%
Public administration5.4%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.6%
Education, health & social services18.8%34.9%

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Strathmere, NJ106$216,484305%
Linwood, NJ7,071$88,54266%
Avalon, NJ1,852$81,02351%
Longport, NJ949$80,46950%
Estell Manor, NJ1,684$80,00050%
Ocean City, NJ11,520$59,52211%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Haddonfield, NJ11,521$125,000134%
Irmo, SC11,518$55,8294%
South Lyon, MI11,514$55,8895%
Greentree, NJ11,529$108,146102%
La Riviera, CA11,529$58,69410%
Ocean City, NJ11,520$59,52211%
Source: The Ocean City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.