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The City of Absecon had a population of 9,700 as of July 1, 2021.
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||9,700 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,551 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||7,953 (82.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||149 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$68,668|
|Average Household Income||$92,962|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,588|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,007 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,879 (71.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||831 (20.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||297 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$213,811|
|Average Home Value||$279,151|
|Housing Affordability Index3||135|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.56%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.54%|
The table below compares Absecon to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 144||74th|
|Population Density||# 353||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 422||23rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 344||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 415||24th|
|Diversity Index||# 222||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.