Atlantic County

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Atlantic County, New Jersey

5901 E Main St
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: (609) 641-7867
Fax: (609) 625-4738

In southern NJ on Atlantic coast, east of Vineland; organized Feb 7, 1837 from Gloucester County. Name Origin: For the Atlantic Ocean

Area (sq mi):: 671.45 (land 561.07; water 110.37) Population per square mile: 483.00
Population 2005: 271,015 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 252,552 (White 63.90%; Black or African American 17.60%; Hispanic or Latino 12.20%; Asian 5.10%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 11.80%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $21,034; median household $43,933; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,510-$31,749
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Atlantic City (40,580)
  • Pleasantville (19,113)
  • Hammonton (13,280)
  • Ventnor City (12,831)
  • Brigantine (12,769)
  • Somers Point (11,731)

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