Zip Code 08740 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOcean Gate
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ocean
Area Code732 / 848
Current Population:2010
Racial Majority:White 91.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 77.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$51915
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time32.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 3 ft.
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.92608100, -74.13518900

Zip Code 08740 Description

Zip Code 08740 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 08740 is primarily located in Ocean County. The official US Postal Service name for 08740 is OCEAN GATE, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08740 are contained within or border the city limits of Ocean Gate, NJ, . Zip code 08740 is within area code 848 and area code 732. 08740 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08740 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08740 decreased to 2010 from 2072 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08740 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08740 public schools is White. 56.6% of students in 08740 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1902 91.8% 1835 +4%
 Black Or African American 78 3.76% 26 +200%
 Hispanic 92 4.44% 128 -28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 08740 Race/Ethnicity

 White 77.9%
 Black Or African American 10.3%
 Hispanic 11%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 08740 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population20102072
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households831
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51915
Income Under $50K Per Year48.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.60%
08740 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 3Andy KimDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$227073
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181378
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.6%
Ocean Gate, NJ
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 84c - Barrier Islands - Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 08740 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243139495864645744362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)41435161718085847767564664
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type08740
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours