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The City of Absecon had a population of 9,895 as of July 1, 2022.
The primary coordinate point for Absecon is located at latitude 39.4285 and longitude -74.4957 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Absecon encompass a land area of 5.4 sq. miles and a water area of 1.9 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The City of Absecon 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Absecon: Absecom, Absecom Village, Absecombe, Absecum, Lower Island, Mount Eagle, Ragtown.
|Total Population||9,895 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,731 (98.3%)|
|Population in Families||8,096 (81.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||164 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$73,484|
|Average Household Income||$102,746|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$41,283|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,282 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,969 (69.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,004 (23.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||309 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$212,785|
|Average Home Value||$263,877|
|Housing Affordability Index3||116|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.68%|
|Per Capita Income||4.28%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.45%|
The table below compares Absecon to the other 701 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 160||77th|
|Population Density||# 386||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 567||19th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 416||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 514||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 236||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.
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