Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey Population by Age

The median age in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is 54.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 9.93% were under the age of 15, 15.92% aged 15 to 29, 39.91% aged 30 to 64, 30.98% aged 65 to 84, and 3.27% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Ocean township's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 253 2.89%
5 to 9 years 302 3.45%
10 to 14 years 314 3.59%
15 to 19 years 457 5.22%
20 to 24 years 372 4.25%
25 to 29 years 564 6.44%
30 to 34 years 503 5.75%
35 to 39 years 269 3.07%
40 to 44 years 551 6.3%
45 to 49 years 242 2.77%
50 to 54 years 606 6.92%
55 to 59 years 519 5.93%
60 to 64 years 803 9.18%
65 to 69 years 930 10.63%
70 to 74 years 962 10.99%
75 to 79 years 555 6.34%
80 to 84 years 264 3.02%
85 years and over 286 3.27%
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Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population by age group

Key stats
1,698
Population under 25 years
1,887
Population aged 25-44
2,170
Population aged 45-64
2,997
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Ocean township's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population by age group. The largest age group was 70-74 years with a poulation of 962 (10.99% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey was for the group of age 70-74 years with a population of 962 (10.99%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey was the 45-49 years with a population of 242 (2.77%).

Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Ocean township's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 4,458 (50.94% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 1,297 14.82%
18 to 64 years 4,458 50.94%
85 years and over 2,997 34.24%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Ocean township's population under 18 was 14.82%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Ocean township's working population (between 18 and 64) was 50.94%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Ocean township's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 34.24% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population pyramid

Population pyramid for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Ocean township's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey, is 17.8.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey, is 61.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is 79.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is 1.6.
The graph shows Ocean township's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population pyramid i.e. Ocean township population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 143 110 253
5 to 9 years 170 132 302
10 to 14 years 166 148 314
15 to 19 years 262 195 457
20 to 24 years 276 96 372
25 to 29 years 334 230 564
30 to 34 years 254 249 503
35 to 39 years 214 55 269
40 to 44 years 202 349 551
45 to 49 years 168 74 242
50 to 54 years 278 328 606
55 to 59 years 192 327 519
60 to 64 years 398 405 803
65 to 69 years 420 510 930
70 to 74 years 448 514 962
75 to 79 years 280 275 555
80 to 84 years 100 164 264
85 years and over 159 127 286
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Things to know

What is the population of Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey under 18?

Ocean township's population under the age of 18 is 1,297, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 14.82% of the total resident population of Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey.

What is the aging population in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey?

Ocean township's population aged 65 years and above was 2,997. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 34.24% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Ocean township age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Ocean township population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Ocean township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Ocean township by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Ocean township.

Key observations

The largest age group in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey was for the group of age 70-74 years with a population of 962 (10.99%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey was the 45-49 years with a population of 242 (2.77%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Ocean township population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Ocean township is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Ocean township total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Ocean township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Ocean township - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Ocean township population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Ocean township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Ocean township population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Ocean township population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Ocean township is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Ocean township is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Ocean township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey population pyramid, which represents the Ocean township population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey, is 17.8.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey, is 61.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is 79.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Ocean township, Ocean County, New Jersey is 1.6.

Ocean township population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Ocean township population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Ocean township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Ocean township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Ocean township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Ocean township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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