Ship Bottom, Ocean County, New Jersey

Ship Bottom: Borough in New Jersey


Ship Bottom is a city located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,156 and a population density of 1,155 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,168 inhabitants.

The city was created 97 years ago in 1925.

Quick Facts about Ship Bottom

Population : 1,168 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08008
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 1 km2
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1925 (97 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:37:06 (7th December 2022)
Density : 1,167 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.03% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ship Bottom on New Jersey map.
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Ship Bottom is located at 39°38'34"N 74°10'50"W (39.6429000, -74.1804200). It has 2 neighbors: Surf City and Long Beach.

Ship Bottom map

Ship Bottom has 2 neighbours.

  • Surf City borough in Ocean County, New Jersey
  • Long Beach township in Ocean County, New Jersey


The population of Ship Bottom increased by 1.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,156 - census
2011 1,146 -0.87% estimation process
2012 1,140 -0.53% estimation process
2013 1,137 -0.26% estimation process
2014 1,123 -1.25% estimation process
2015 1,126 0.27% estimation process
2016 1,136 0.88% estimation process
2017 1,138 0.18% estimation process
2018 1,146 0.7% estimation process
2019 1,153 0.61% estimation process
2020 1,168 1.28% estimation process

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People born in Ship Bottom (1)

American soccer player Matt Kmosko was born in Ship Bottom

Schools in Ship Bottom

College & universities near Ship Bottom, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186876 Stockton University Galloway (NJ) 08205-9441

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ship Bottom, NJ

Code Name Address Type
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER
ACY Atlantic City Rail Terminal 1 Atlantic City Expressway OTHER
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

Post offices near Ship Bottom

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ship Bottom Post Office Ship Bottom (NJ) 08008

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
Lacey 29,760 Township in Ocean 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

Distance to Other Cities

Ship Bottom distances to largest New Jersey cities