Atlantic County NJ Information


Atlantic County Subdivisions

Atlantic County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 275,753
Population in Households 269,538
Population in Familes 219,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,215
Population Density1 496
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $58,068
Average Household Income $81,180
Per Capita Income $30,448


Total Housing Units 126,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64,656 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,037 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,954 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $252,465
Average Home Value $303,150


Total Households 101,693
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 67,686
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.14%
Households -0.14% -0.24%
Families -0.19% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Atlantic County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 15 33rd
Population Density # 15 33rd
Diversity Index # 8 67th
Median Household Income # 19 14th
Per Capita Income # 19 14th

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