A general summary of the cost of living index in Oceanport, NJ is shown above. Compared to the state average of New Jersey the cost of living index in Oceanport, NJ is 169, which is 35% higher than the average in New Jersey and compared to the national average it is 69% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Oceanport, NJ goods and services come in at 33% higher than the average in New Jersey and are 49% higher than compared to the nationwide average.