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Atlantic County Information

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Division of Labor Market and Demographic Research
Bureau of Labor Market Information

Hammonton

Mullica
Folsom

Egg Harbor City

Buena Port Republic
Buena Vista

Hamilton Galloway

Absecon
Weymouth Brigantine
Pleasantville
Egg Harbor
Egg Harbor
Northfield
Estell Manor Atlantic City
Linwood
Egg Harbor Ventnor City
Somers Point Margate City
Corbin City
Longport

Population & Demographic Facts Atlantic County

Population, 2000 Census 252,552

Population, July 1, 2006 estimate (Census Bureau) 271,620

Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 7.6%

White persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1 74.0%

Black persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1 17.9%

American Indian and Alaskan Native persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1 0.3%

Asian persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1 6.3%

Native Hawaiian persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1 1.1%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 estimate 1.4%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 estimate 2 13.9%

Male population, 2005 estimate 131,378

Female population, 2005 estimate 139,637

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 24.9%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 13.5%

High school graduate or higher, 25 years and over (%), 2000 Census 78.2%

Bachelor graduate or higher, 25 years and over (%), 2000 Census 18.7%

Housing Units, 2005 estimate 123,025

66.4%
Homeownership rate (%), 2000 Census 66.4%

Single family homes (number), 2000 Census 72,701

Households, 2000 Census 95,024

Persons per household, 2000 Census 2.59

Family households, 2000 Census 3 63,151

Per capita personal income, 2005 (BEA) $34,307

Median household money income, 2004 $44,782

Persons below poverty (%), 2004 10.0%

Persons under 18 in poverty (%), 2004 12.7%

Business and Industry Facts Atlantic County

Private sector establishments, 2005 6,453

Private sector employment by workplace, 2005 125,017

Private sector employment, percent change 1995-2005 7.3%

Labor Force (2006 annual average) 139,700

Employed Residents (2006 annual average) 131,700

Unemployed Residents (2006 annual average) 8,000

Unemployment Rate (%) (2006 annual average) 5.7%

Manufacturers shipments ($1000), 2002 $653,448

Retail sales ($1000), 2002 $3,310,597

Retail sales per capita, 2002 $12,767

Minority-owned firms, 2002 3,227

Women-owned firms, 2002 4,476

Housing units authorized by building permits, 2006 1,893

Federal funds and grants ($1000), 2004 $1,782,972

Geographic Facts Atlantic County

Land area (square miles) 561

Persons per square mile, 2000 Census 450
Atlantic City, NJ
Metropolitan Statistical Area/Division MSA

Sources:
Population & Demographic Factsderived from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing; Small Area Income and
Poverty Estimates Program, U.S. Bureau of the Census; Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census; U.S.
Bureau of Economic Analysis

Business and Industry Facts derived from NJ Department of Labor and Workf orce Development; 2002 Economic
Census; 2002 Survey of Business Owners; U.S. Bureau of the Census, Manufacturing and Construction Division;
and Consolidated Federal Funds Report.

Geographic Facts derived from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, US Office of Management and
Budget.

1 Includes persons reporting only one race.
2
Hispanics may be of any race, also are included in applicable race categories.
3
Family households consist of at least two persons who are related by birth, marriage or adoption.
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