Atlantic County, New Jersey Population 2018

Atlantic County, New Jersey's estimated population is 269,918 with a growth rate of -1.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atlantic County, New Jersey is the 15th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017269,918-4,108-1.50%
2016274,0263,1961.18%
2016270,830-2,258-0.83%
2015273,088-1,754-0.64%
2014274,842-1,112-0.40%
2013275,9542220.08%
2012275,7326250.23%
2011275,1073460.13%
2010274,76150,43422.48%
1990224,32730,20815.56%
1980194,11919,07610.90%
1970175,04314,1638.80%
1960160,88028,48121.51%
1950132,3998,3336.72%
1940124,066-757-0.61%
1930124,82340,90948.75%
192083,91412,02016.72%
191071,89425,49254.94%
190046,40217,56660.92%
189028,83610,13254.17%
188018,7044,61132.72%
187014,0932,30719.57%
186011,7862,82531.53%
18508,9612352.69%
18408,7260.00%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White184,371
Black or African American42,711
Asian22,658
Some Other Race14,225
Two or More Races9,432
American Indian and Alaska Native563
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander66

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Atlantic County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Atlantic County, New Jersey Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

42.3


Female

Atlantic County, New Jersey Adults

There are 213,466 adults, (43,570 of which are seniors) in Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

141,285

51.56%

Male

132,741

48.44%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Households and Families

Atlantic County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atlantic County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All67.1%32.9%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female45.4%54.6%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atlantic County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All101,0832.6567.1
Married45,6483.2883
Non Family32,8581.2557.2
Female16,6943.4945.4
Male5,8833.2460.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atlantic County, New Jersey Households

Atlantic County, New Jersey Education

Atlantic County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,4005.55%
9th to 12th Grade16,3978.75%
High School Graduate62,07533.14%
Some College37,28119.91%
Associates Degree12,6516.75%
Bachelors Degree33,03717.64%
Graduate Degree15,4498.25%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White116,320106,78435,869
Hispanic27,67018,7873,065
Black26,80021,8583,646
Asian15,26011,8495,599
Other Race8,1865,702705
Multiple Races3,7483,010851
Native American41939427
Islander32

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 36.69%.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,068$39,426$30,857
Less Than High School$22,061$24,058$19,439
High School Grad$28,934$31,859$25,982
Some College$33,364$41,382$29,500
Bachelors Degree$51,636$58,825$45,749
Graduate Degree$74,209$86,159$64,923

$34,068

Average Earnings

$39,426

Average Male

$30,857

Average Female

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language by Age

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language

72.58% of Atlantic County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 27.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.51% of the population.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic49,32612,97226.30%
White152,26012,3678.12%
Black41,32611,64928.19%
Asian22,4894,04117.97%
Other14,0963,39324.07%
Multiple9,2523,10933.60%
Native55417130.87%
Islander612540.98%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey is Islander, with 40.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey is White, with 8.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.38%.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.30%
High School12.99%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.64%
Male Unemployed27.43%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed6.31%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Income

Atlantic County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,456$74,847
Families$67,475$86,275
Married Families$86,376$103,573
Non Families$32,786$46,869

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlantic County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by War

14,609

Number of Veterans

13,868

Male Veterans

741

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,226
Korea2,112
Second Gulf War1,687
First Gulf War1,364
World War II1,098

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+4,418
65 to 743,986
55 to 642,730
35 to 542,326
18 to 341,149

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,5897.77%
Black2,3827.50%
Hispanic8362.51%
2 or More2905.97%
Asian2411.41%
Indian6112.90%
Other460.48%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic County, New Jersey Employment Status

Atlantic County, New Jersey Employment by Age

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Atlantic County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Atlantic County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Atlantic County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Atlantic City3955838735-823-2.08%
Pleasantville20252204922401.19%
Hammonton1479114428-363-2.45%
Somers Point1079510545-250-2.32%
Ventnor City1065010317-333-3.13%
Brigantine94509042-408-4.32%
Northfield86248410-214-2.48%
Absecon85028295-207-2.43%
Linwood70926892-200-2.82%
Margate City63546142-212-3.34%
Buena46014456-145-3.15%
Egg Harbor City42544193-61-1.43%
Folsom18831824-59-3.13%
Estell Manor17351718-17-0.98%
Port Republic11151085-30-2.69%
Longport895872-23-2.57%
Corbin City49249971.42%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990