A rich history reaching beyond colonial settlers paired with abundant access to outdoors and metropolitan adventures contribute to a high quality of life in Burlington and Ocean counties. In 2016, an estimated 449,284 people called Burlington County home, while about 592,000 resided in Ocean County, the U.S. Census Bureau says. Population density in Burlington County was 557 people per square mile and 936 in Ocean County in 2010, the Census found.
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is spread across Burlington and Ocean counties. About 40,000 airmen, soldiers, sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians and their family members live and work on and around the joint base, which has a huge economic impact on the state of New Jersey. Additionally, nearly 75,000 veterans live in the two counties.
The counties’ communities give newcomers plenty of choices when selecting a home. Enlist the help of a reputable real estate agent to help you sort through the area’s home options. The New Jersey Association of Realtors is a central source of local real estate information and assistance. Those interested in purchasing a new home can find the expertise and professional services they need at www.njrealtor.com.