The City of Absecon had a population of 8,696 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Absecon is located at latitude 39.4236 and longitude -74.493 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Absecon (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.4 sq. miles and a water area of 1.9 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The City of Absecon (GNIS ID: 885134) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Absecon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Absecon: Absecom, Absecom Village, Absecombe, Absecum, Lower Island, Mount Eagle, Ragtown.
|Population in Households||8,542|
|Population in Familes||7,129|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||154|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,514 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,713 (77.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||573 (16.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||228 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$237,630|
|Average Home Value||$260,864|
|Median Household Income||$64,550|
|Average Household Income||$79,364|
|Per Capita Income||$30,654|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.49%|
The table below compares Absecon to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 166||70th|
|Population Density1||# 369||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 203||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 358||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 387||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.