Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ

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2020 Population
102,951
0.441% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
48.6
1.46% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
11.1%
1.53% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$71,613
8.07% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$295,000
1.1% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ had a population of 103k people with a median age of 48.6 and a median household income of $71,613. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ declined from 103,407 to 102,951, a −0.441% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,267 to $71,613, a 8.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.42%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.86%).

9.08% of the households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.3% of the residents in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was $295,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 103k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.39% of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (5.55k people).

In 2020, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.7k people) in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.58k White (Hispanic) and 5.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ are Spanish (5,443 households), Italian (447 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (387 households).

Citizenship

97.3%
2020 Citizenship
97.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.3% of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.7k ± 779
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.58k ± 664
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.01k ± 554
8.46%
Hispanic Population
8.71k people

In 2020, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.7k people) in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.58k White (Hispanic) and 5.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.46% of the people in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ are hispanic (8.71k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.39%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.55k people
5.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.45k people

As of 2020, 5.39% of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ residents (5.55k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was 5.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,443 households (5.56%)
  2. Italian
    447 households (0.456%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    387 households (0.395%)

9.08% of the households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 5.56% of the households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,698 ± 307
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    847 ± 236
  3. Korea
    786 ± 199

Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ employs 45.5k people. The largest industries in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,783 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,246 people), and Construction (3,454 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($226,371), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($182,424), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($168,496).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
22,120
Women
48.7%
23,339
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 45,459 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

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Occupations

45.5k
2020 Value
−1.56%
1 Year decline
± −1.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −1.56%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,650 people), Registered nurses (1,244 people), and Waiters & waitresses (1,207 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.5k
2020 Value
−1.56%
1 Year decline
± −1.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −1.56%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,783 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,246 people), and Construction (3,454 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,807
Median earning men ± $3,445
$34,644
Median earning women ± $1,414

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,423), Manufacturing ($69,679), and Public Administration ($66,262).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($55,000), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,915), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,699).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.23% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.534% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (27.6k), Some college (18.7k), and Bachelors Degree (17.4k).

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The median property value in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was $295,000 in 2020, which is 1.28 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $291,800 to $295,000, a 1.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ is $71,613. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

Property

$295,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,172
$34,181
Median Property Taxes
±$1,102

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.9% of the housing units in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,613
Median Household Income
± $2,159
45k
Number of Households
± 1,487

In 2020, the median household income of the 45k households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ grew to $71,613 from the previous year's value of $66,267.

The following chart displays the households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.481
2020 Wage GINI in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ
0.487
2019 Wage GINI in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ

In 2020, the income inequality in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.21% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.73%)

In 2020, 79.3% of workers in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.87%) and those who worked at home (4.73%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.08% of the workforce in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ (11.3k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.4% of the population of Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 19.9% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.73% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.3% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.61%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
19.9%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.73%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ declined by 12.1% from 6.37% to 5.61%.

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