Hammonton, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hammonton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Hammonton had a population of 14,803 as of July 1, 2017. Hammonton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hammonton is located at latitude 39.6608 and longitude -74.767 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hammonton (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Hammonton (GNIS ID: 885242) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hammonton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hammonton: Coffin's Mill, Hammond Town, Hammondtown.

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


Total Population 14,803
Daytime Population: Workers 6,500
Daytime Population: Residents 7,705
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 14,487
Population in Familes 11,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 316
Population Density2 362
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $59,250
Average Household Income $79,438
Per Capita Income $29,672


Total Housing Units 5,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,479 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,901 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $244,528
Average Home Value $276,444


Total Households 5,380
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 3,730
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 0.01% -0.02%
Households -0.07% -0.07%
Families -0.1% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Hammonton, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hammonton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 78 86th
Population Density # 512 6th
Diversity Index # 139 74th
Median Household Income # 411 25th
Per Capita Income # 409 25th

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