It's yet another honor for one Jersey Shore town that millions of people visit every summer.

However, this honor goes to the people that live there all twelve months of the year.

Editors at stacker.com have released their list of the 50 best beach towns to live in and only one town on the Jersey Shore made the cut.

Overall, they say,

Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in.

Amongst all of the world-class beaches in Hawaii, Florida, and California, that one appearance from the Garden State...

America's greatest family resort, Ocean City.

Ferris Wheel at Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City, NJ, as seen in 2019 - Photo: Chris Coleman
Ferris Wheel at Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City, NJ, as seen in 2019 - Photo: Chris Coleman
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Of course, anyone who has even visited Ocean City once knows what a special place it is.

The beaches are spectacular, the pizza is plentiful (as is the ice cream), the rides are great, and the people are terrific.

Manco and Manco on the Ocean City Boardwalk - Photo: Chris Coleman
Manco and Manco on the Ocean City Boardwalk - Photo: Chris Coleman
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Ocean City offers its residents many opportunities to stay entertained, active, and involved in the community. The town boasts myriad local organizations from an arts center to sailing group, miles of bike paths, a bustling board walk, and year-round calendar of events.
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Ocean City ranked 47th on the list, wedged between Edmonds, WA, at #46 and Clearwater, FL, at #48.

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If you are curious about the top five best beach cities to live in, they are as follows:

  1. Naples, FL
  2. Lahaina, HI
  3. Boca Raton, FL
  4. Newport Beach, FL
  5. Santa Monica, FL

And if you want to see what it's like living in Ocean City year 'round -- and money is no object -- check out this house...

For sale: this $17.7 million duplex in Ocean City is jaw-droppingly stunning

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