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Brigantine, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Brigantine had a population of 9,434 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brigantine is located at latitude 39.4273 and longitude -74.3896 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brigantine (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 3.98 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Brigantine (GNIS ID: 885171) 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.

The City of Brigantine is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Atlantic County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brigantine 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 Brigantine: Atmoonica, Brigantine Beach, Brigantine City, Brigintine.

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Brigantine, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,434
Population in Households 9,430
Population in Familes 7,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,477
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 4,280
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,569 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,711 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,986 (53.8%)
Median Home Value $429,527
Average Home Value $504,944


Median Household Income $64,417
Average Household Income $87,216
Per Capita Income $39,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.01%
Households -0.05% -0.01%
Families -0.1% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brigantine, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brigantine 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 147 73rd
Population Density1 # 382 30th
Diversity Index2 # 295 46th
Median Household Income # 361 34th
Per Capita Income # 233 57th

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