Lacey Ocean County, New Jersey

Lacey: Township in Ocean County, New Jersey

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Location of Lacey on New Jersey map.


Lacey is a township located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,644 and a population density of 281 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 29,760 inhabitants.

The township was created 150 years ago in 1871.



Lacey is located at 39°52'21"N 74°17'43"W (39.8726200, -74.2951400).

Lacey map


Lacey forecast: Patchy fog before 8am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Lacey Quick Facts

Population : 29,760 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08734, 08731
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 98.53 km2
Altitude : 72 feet / 22 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1871 (150 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 09:25:09 (25th October 2021)
Density : 302 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.11% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Patchy Fog then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Lacey has 1 neighbours.


The population of Lacey increased by 7.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,644 - census
2011 27,715 0.26% estimation process
2012 27,907 0.69% estimation process
2013 28,053 0.52% estimation process
2014 28,245 0.68% estimation process
2015 28,375 0.46% estimation process
2016 28,499 0.44% estimation process
2017 28,690 0.67% estimation process
2018 29,103 1.42% estimation process
2019 29,295 0.66% estimation process
2020 29,760 1.56% estimation process

People born in Lacey (1)

Player of American football Keith Elias was born in Lacey

Schools in Lacey

College & universities near Lacey, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
431716 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River (NJ) 08753

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lacey, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Lacey

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forked River Post Office Forked River (NJ) 08731

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Ocean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ocean County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 107,439 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Toms River 95,339 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,863 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,988 Township of New Jersey
Point Pleasant 18,902 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,463 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,434 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,064 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Crestwood Village 7,907 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Forked River 5,244 Census designated place in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Point Pleasant Beach 4,597 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Leisure Village 4,400 Census designated place
Leisure Village East 4,217 Census designated place
Beach Haven West 3,896 Census designated place
South Toms River 3,712 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lacey distances to largest New Jersey cities