Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,438
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,246
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,166
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.362, Longitude -74.438
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,693
Population in Households 38,868
Population in Familes 28,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 825
Population Density1 3,929
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 15,441
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 8,475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,904 (18.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,537 (55.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,213 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $207,016
Average Home Value $244,448


Median Household Income $29,239
Average Household Income $44,413
Per Capita Income $17,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.27%
Households -0.07% 0.21%
Families -0.16% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   0.54%
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.

Atlantic City, NJ 08401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08401 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 54 91st
Population Density1 # 161 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 566 3rd
Per Capita Income # 549 6th

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