Atlantic County, New Jersey Population 2019

Atlantic County, New Jersey's estimated population is 266,328 with a growth rate of -0.55% 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
2018265,429-899-0.34%
2017266,328-1,485-0.55%
2016267,813-2,658-0.98%
2015270,471-2,185-0.80%
2014272,656-1,713-0.62%
2013274,369-282-0.10%
2012274,651450.02%
2011274,606-43-0.02%
2010274,64950,32222.43%
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
White182,673
Black or African American41,259
Asian22,902
Some Other Race15,397
Two or More Races9,695
American Indian and Alaska Native908
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander92

Atlantic County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2019

Atlantic County, New Jersey Median Age

41.1


Total

39.4


Male

42.5


Female

Atlantic County, New Jersey Adults

There are 213,204 adults, (44,540 of whom are seniors) in Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

140,755

51.57%

Male

132,171

48.43%

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%
All67.4%32.6%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female45.3%54.7%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All100,6602.6567.4
Married45,2933.3283
Non Family33,4811.2557.9
Female15,9693.4845.3
Male5,9173.2861.5

3.24

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atlantic County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,7095.18%
9th to 12th Grade15,9418.51%
High School Graduate61,79732.99%
Some College36,98819.75%
Associates Degree13,0776.98%
Bachelors Degree33,49417.88%
Graduate Degree16,2888.70%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White115,636107,36936,944
Hispanic28,04719,0463,293
Black26,11821,4913,360
Asian15,47111,8755,489
Other Race8,8705,810726
Multiple Races3,9853,2841,182
Native American52448767
Islander7039

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,137$40,452$31,479
Less Than High School$22,177$24,936$18,934
High School Grad$30,078$32,322$26,339
Some College$34,250$41,997$28,701
Bachelors Degree$51,918$59,527$47,161
Graduate Degree$76,807$86,262$69,266

$35,137

Average Earnings

$40,452

Average Male

$31,479

Average Female

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language by Age

Atlantic County, New Jersey Language

72.75% of Atlantic County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 27.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.40% of the population.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty

Atlantic County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic49,51613,34226.94%
Black39,79111,47728.84%
White150,72411,0857.35%
Asian22,7284,29018.88%
Other15,2374,28828.14%
Multiple9,5402,74228.74%
Native89938042.27%
Islander882123.86%

15.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

16.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey is Native, with 42.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic County, New Jersey is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.72%
High School13.57%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.80%
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Employed8.04%
Male Employed6.57%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Income

Atlantic County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,514$78,395
Families$70,984$90,609
Married Families$92,825$109,519
Non Families$33,901$49,902

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Atlantic County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans

13,505

Number of Veterans

12,769

Male Veterans

736

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,859
Korea1,783
Second Gulf War1,683
First Gulf War1,295
World War II912

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,8877.34%
Black1,9246.23%
Hispanic7102.11%
2 or More3116.08%
Asian2391.37%
Other670.64%
Indian569.27%
Hawaiian2123.86%

Atlantic County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic County, New Jersey Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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