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Welcome to Ocean County ...
Time Zone: Ocean County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.
The community of Toms River is the Seat for Ocean County.
Ocean County was founded in 1850 and was created by taking area from Monmouth County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Ocean had a population of 607,498 people. This is an increase of 5.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 576,567 people in 2010).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ocean represented 6.56% of the total population of New Jersey.
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023