Demographics - Atlantic County Economic Alliance

Demographics

Overview
Population (2016 estimate): 270,991
Foreign Born Population: 16.5%
Median Age: 40.7
Total Households: 101,818
Average Household Size: 2.64
Mean Household Income: $72,092
Median Household Income: $54,052
Per Capita Income: $28,005
Housing Units: 127,865
Median Housing Value $225,600
Bachelors Degree or Higher (25+) 25.1%
Employment (2014) 110,726

Source: Atlantic County Quick Facts – U.S. Census Bureau

Seasonal Population

 

Atlantic County Seasonal Population
source: South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization


Population Characteristics

Population by Sex
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Population by One Race
White: 71.1%
Black or African American: 17.1%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 18.7%
Asian: 8.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.7%
Two or more races: 2.5%
Atlantic County Municipal Population Change 2000-2010
Geographic Area

2000

2010

Number

Percent

Atlantic County

252,552

274,549

21,997

8.7

Absecon

7,638

8,411

773

10.1

Atlantic City

40,517

39,558

-959

-2.4

Brigantine

12,594

9,450

-3,144

-25

Buena

3,873

4,603

730

18.8

Buena Vista

7,436

7,570

134

1.8

Corbin City

468

492

24

5.1

Egg Harbor City

4,545

4,243

-302

-6.6

Egg Harbor Township

30,726

43,323

12,597

41

Estell Manor

1,585

1,735

150

9.5

Folsom

1,972

1,885

-87

-4.4

Galloway

31,209

37,349

6,140

19.7

Hamilton

20,499

26,503

6,004

29.3

Hammonton

12,604

14,791

2,187

17.4

Linwood

7,172

7,092

-80

-1.1

Longport

1,054

895

-159

-15.1

Margate

8,193

6,354

-1,839

-22.4

Mullica

5,912

6,147

235

4

Northfield

7,725

8,624

899

11.6

Pleasantville

19,012

20,249

1,237

6.5

Port Republic

1,037

1,115

78

7.5

Somers Point

11,614

10,795

-819

-7.1

Ventnor

12,910

10,650

-2,260

-17.5

Weymouth

2,257

2,715

458

20.3

Educational Attainment*
Population 25 and over 186,039
Less than high school graduate 29,096
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 62,501
Some college, no degree 36,766
Associate’s degree 12,661
Bachelor’s degree 29,991
Graduate or professional degree 15,024

 

sources: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; US Census Bureau, 2010 Census; 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

 

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