Atlantic County NJ Information


Atlantic County Subdivisions

Atlantic County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 275,430
Daytime Population: Workers 139,717
Daytime Population: Residents 143,905
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 283,622
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 269,215
Population in Familes 218,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,215
Population Density2 496
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $54,817
Average Household Income $76,081
Per Capita Income $28,780


Total Housing Units 128,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,165 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,177 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,230 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $242,756
Average Home Value $293,222


Total Households 102,342
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 68,277
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.04% -0.01%
Households -0.07% -0.08%
Families -0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


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, 2017 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 # 20 10th
Per Capita Income # 19 14th

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