Oceanport

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Oceanport as its 4th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey.

With neighboring towns like Little Silver to the NW, Long Branch to the east, Eatontown to the SW, and West Long Branch to the SE, Oceanport is in good company with plenty of recreation and attractions surrounding the town.

Approximately 5,800 people reside in Oceanport.  The community is made up of 2,043 households, and 1,554 families. 66% of the families are married couples and 35% have children under the age of 18 in the house.  The median income for a family is $85,038 and the median age is 40.

Oceanport is home to the famed Monmouth Park, a thoroughbred horse race track, and is an easy getaway for New Yorkers and North Jersey folk who make up the majority of the track crowd.  Monmouth Park is home to the annual Haskell Invitational Handicap, which next to the Triple Crown is horse racing’s biggest event and takes place each year in August.

Nearby Long Branch offers beautiful beaches and the popular Pier Village boardwalk attraction.

Students in Kindergarten through eighth grade attend the Oceanport Public School District.  Schools in the district include Wolf Hill Elementary School, which serves Kindergarten through 4th grade; and Maple Place Middle School, for students in grades 5 – 8.  For grades 9 – 12, public school students attend Shore Regional High School, a regional high school that serves students from the constituent districts of Monmouth Beach, Sea Bright, Oceanport and West Long Branch.

If you have questions about homes in Oceanport, please call 732-513-0039 to discuss your preferences.


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