Ocean is a township situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New Jersey, United States.
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Ocean. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Wayside Park and Joe Palaia Park, and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to reach from numerous locations within this township. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is also reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Roughly 70% of the population of this township own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this township is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for dwellings in this township is 1971. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In Ocean, house owners will commonly be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, it can be challenging to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, some, but not all, property owners in this township will live within walking distance of one of approximately 20 grocery stores. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in Ocean.
Getting around by car is very easy in Ocean. It is especially convenient to park, and most houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. However, the public transit system in Ocean is not very practical. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines. This township is not particularly convenient for walking since few common errands can be run on foot.