Hammonton, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Hammonton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Hammonton had a population of 14,804 as of July 1, 2018. 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 39.6365 and longitude -74.8024 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hammonton 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.

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

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Hammonton, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,804
Population in Households 14,488
Population in Familes 12,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 316
Population Density2 362
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $63,499
Average Household Income $85,438
Per Capita Income $31,619


Total Housing Units 5,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,374 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,966 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $259,194
Average Home Value $285,277


Total Households 5,340
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 3,695
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 0.01% -0.18%
Households -0.15% -0.28%
Families -0.2% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

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, 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 # 75 86th
Population Density # 512 6th
Diversity Index # 149 73rd
Median Household Income # 408 25th
Per Capita Income # 409 25th

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