Ocean County

Ocean County, New Jersey

118 Washington St
Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: (732) 929-2018
Fax: (732) 349-4334

In central NJ, north of Atlantic City; organized Feb 15, 1850 from Monmouth County. Name Origin: For its location on the Atlantic coast

Area (sq mi):: 915.88 (land 636.28; water 279.60) Population per square mile: 877.50
Population 2005: 558,341 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 510,916 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 3.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 41.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,054; median household $46,443; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,332-$31,782
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Other successful retail markets in the state include the Route 23 corridor from Wayne to Butler because of its proximity to 1-287 and the growing housing market; the Route 3 corridor in Clifton because of its seven-day-a-week commuter traffic which heavily draws the Bergen County customer who can't shop on Sundays due to the blue laws, and the Monmouth and Ocean County markets because of their growing population, region-wide lower housing costs and convenient highway accessibility.
She is a member of the Small Museum Association, received the Historical Society of Bay Head Preservation Award (2002), and the Ocean County Cultural and Historical Commission Award (2003) for the restoration of her home.
A great example of how RGAs have prompted an exciting redevelopment in Ocean County may be found in a 361-acre tract of the Pinelands located just south of Route 72 at Exit 63 of the Garden State Parkway in Stafford Township.
The 361-acre site is located in Ocean County's Stafford Township just south of Route 72, at Exit 63 of the Garden State Parkway.
Since then, the Waiters Group, based in Barnegat, has evolved into a leading developer of diverse properties with a focus on southern Ocean County.
The Commission's vote authorizes its executive director to enter into an agreement with Stafford Township and Ocean County to permit the landfill closure and the redevelopment of the Stafford Business Park.
Employees of Walters Homes and their families joined more than 90 other teams for the weekend-long Southern Ocean County Relay for Life, raising a total of $3,487 in the annual walk to fund cancer research.
In addition, Walters helped a family of three from Mississippi who fled the wrath of the Hurricane, arriving in Southern Ocean county in need of housing.

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