Egg Harbor City, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Egg Harbor City had a population of 4,427 as of July 1, 2016. Egg Harbor City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Egg Harbor City is located at latitude 39.5637 and longitude -74.5959 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Egg Harbor City (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The City of Egg Harbor City (GNIS ID: 885204) 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 Egg Harbor City 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 Egg Harbor City: Egg Harbor, Gloucester Landing.

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Egg Harbor City, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,427
Population in Households 4,393
Population in Familes 3,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 405
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 1,656
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 892 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 764 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $186,409
Average Home Value $189,462


Median Household Income $45,966
Average Household Income $57,288
Per Capita Income $21,717
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.56%
Households 0.62% 0.51%
Families 0.57% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -1.09%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Egg Harbor City, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egg Harbor City 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 # 282 48th
Population Density1 # 507 7th
Diversity Index2 # 44 92nd
Median Household Income # 494 10th
Per Capita Income # 514 6th

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