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
www.aclink.org

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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    Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa2 rating to Atlantic County, NJ's $30.2 million General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2016 consisting of $7.9 million of General Refunding Bonds of 2016 and $22.3 million of Vocational Refunding Bonds of 2016.
    The Inwood House serves 3,500 teens in 17 programs across New York City and Atlantic County, NJ. Their school-based program is pregnancy prevention-based and designed for middle and high school students who come from areas with high incidents of drug abuse and teenage pregnancy.

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