Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.362, Longitude -74.438
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,414
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,434
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,217
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,217

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 08401 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08401 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,880
Population in Households 39,055
Population in Familes 28,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 825
Population Density2 3,547
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $30,347
Average Household Income $47,382
Per Capita Income $18,887


Total Housing Units 20,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,697 (18.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,720 (58.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,799 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $218,477
Average Home Value $259,095


Total Households 15,417
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 8,425
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 0.1% 0.04%
Households -0.07% 0.04%
Families -0.2% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Atlantic City, NJ 08401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08401 to the other 583 ZIP Codes 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 # 55 91st
Population Density # 181 69th
Diversity Index # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 566 3rd
Per Capita Income # 553 5th

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