Oceanport, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
164
Oceanport's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
220 out of 247
In New Jersey
6,049 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Oceanport is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Oceanport, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Oceanport has an overall cost of living index of 164 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Oceanport has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Oceanport ranks as #6,054 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Oceanport ranks as the #352 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Oceanport Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Oceanport New Jersey National Average
Overall 164 123 100
Services 136 111 100
Groceries 142 110 100
Health 110 102 100
Housing 242 158 100
Transportation 128 110 100
Utilities 111 100 100
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Oceanport Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Oceanport, NJ Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Jersey, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$520,200
Median Home Value
-
Median Rent
$91,250
Median Income
Statistic Oceanport New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $520,200 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent - $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $91,250 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.7x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income nanx 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Oceanport Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Oceanport New Jersey
Shampoo $1.65 $1.01
Movie $16.32 $10.72
Bowling $20.4 $13.86

Detailed Oceanport Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Oceanport New Jersey
Ground Beef $6.45 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.44 $1.4
Milk $2.76 $1.96

Detailed Oceanport Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Oceanport New Jersey
Haircut $23.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $60.52 $38.17
Toothpaste $4.4 $2.32

Detailed Oceanport Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Oceanport New Jersey
Potatoes $3.24 $3.18
Pizza $12.3 $10.39
Beer $11.99 $9.23
Optometrist $108.08 $106.34
Doctor $106.72 $115.25
Dentist $124.43 $98.38

Detailed Oceanport Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Oceanport New Jersey
Gasoline $2.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $80.22 $48.9
All Electricity $197.5 $167.6
Phone $186.69 $163.42

Oceanport SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
1
Affordability
1
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Oceanport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Oceanport
Long Branch, NJ 30,516 140 0.9x
Old Bridge, NJ 23,545 126 0.8x
Tinton Falls, NJ 17,632 129 0.8x
West Freehold, NJ 13,680 135 0.8x
Red Bank, NJ 12,072 145 0.9x
Freehold, NJ 11,797 121 0.7x
West Long Branch, NJ 7,908 150 0.9x
Strathmore, NJ 7,816 130 0.8x
Rumson, NJ 6,792 225 1.4x
Yorketown, NJ 6,459 143 0.9x

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