Longport, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Longport, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Longport had a population of 885 as of July 1, 2016. Longport ranks in the lower 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 Longport is located at latitude 39.3113 and longitude -74.527 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Longport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Borough of Longport (GNIS ID: 885286) 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 Longport 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 Longport: Sand Hills Beach.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 885
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,298
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 463
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (23.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,193 (72.0%)
Median Home Value $729,492
Average Home Value $783,098
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,841
Average Household Income $128,164
Per Capita Income $62,628
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.05%
Households -0.24% -0.13%
Families 0.62% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Longport, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longport 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 # 470 14th
Population Density1 # 300 45th
Diversity Index2 # 537 2nd
Median Household Income # 278 49th
Per Capita Income # 60 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.