Egg Harbor City, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Egg Harbor City had a population of 4,273 as of July 1, 2018. Egg Harbor City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Egg Harbor City is located at latitude 39.5287 and longitude -74.6479 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Egg Harbor City encompass a land area of 10.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The City of Egg Harbor City (GNIS ID: 885204) 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 Egg Harbor City: Egg Harbor, Gloucester Landing.

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Egg Harbor City, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,273
Population in Households 4,239
Population in Familes 3,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 391
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $46,652
Average Household Income $60,389
Per Capita Income $22,642


Total Housing Units 1,736 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 833 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 748 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $194,435
Average Home Value $205,342


Total Households 1,581
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,063
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% -0.15%
Households -0.09% -0.27%
Families -0.15% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Egg Harbor City, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egg Harbor City to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 292 47th
Population Density # 508 7th
Diversity Index # 52 90th
Median Household Income # 499 9th
Per Capita Income # 516 6th

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