Absecon Highlands, New Jersey Population 2024

1,184

Absecon Highlands is a city located in Atlantic County New Jersey. Absecon Highlands has a 2024 population of 1,184. Absecon Highlands is currently declining at a rate of -4.05% annually and its population has decreased by -14.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,386 in 2020.

The average household income in Absecon Highlands is $95,732 with a poverty rate of 7.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Absecon Highlands is 52 years, 34.4 years for males, and 56.6 years for females.

Absecon Highlands Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Absecon Highlands was:

  • White: 69.49%
  • Two or more races: 15.33%
  • Other race: 8.95%
  • Asian: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
606.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-14.57% (-202)
The current population of Absecon Highlands, New Jersey is 1,184 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,386.

Absecon Highlands, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89369.49%
Two or more races19715.33%
Other race1158.95%
Asian483.74%
Black or African American322.49%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Absecon Highlands Population by Race

Absecon Highlands Population Pyramid 2024

Absecon Highlands Median Age

52

Total

34.4

Male

56.6

Female

Absecon Highlands Adults

There are 1,146 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Absecon Highlands.

Absecon Highlands Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Absecon Highlands Sex Ratio

Female48137.43%
Male80462.57%

Absecon Highlands Population by Age

Absecon Highlands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5232.4178.821.2
Married3262.761000
Non Family1511.4226.573.5
Female353.231000
Male1131000

2.71

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Absecon Highlands Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade606.04%
9th to 12th Grade282.82%
High School Graduate32933.1%
Some College13513.58%
Associates Degree14114.19%
Bachelors Degree18718.81%
Graduate Degree11411.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Absecon Highlands Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Absecon Highlands Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White691687268
Hispanic2111366
2+ Races1241240
Other Race93180
Asian484627
Black21140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.25%.

Absecon Highlands Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,330$41,622$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$25,221$30,417$0
Some College$53,906$63,472$31,477
Bachelors Degree$58,796$70,114$0
Graduate Degree$106,667$0$0

$41,330

Average Earnings

$41,622

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Absecon Highlands Earnings by Educational Attainment

Absecon Highlands Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Absecon Highlands Language

72.06% of Absecon Highlands residents speak only English, while 27.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.98% of the population.

Absecon Highlands Language

Absecon Highlands Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White863404.63%
Multiple1972412.18%
Hispanic281248.54%
Other1152219.13%
Black32721.88%

7.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.96%

Male Poverty Rate

6.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Absecon Highlands

The race most likely to be in poverty in Absecon Highlands is Black, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Absecon Highlands is White, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.65%.

Absecon Highlands Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.51%
Less Than 9th Grade7.95%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Absecon Highlands Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.86%
Male Unemployed23.89%
Female Employed1.99%
Male Employed0%

Absecon Highlands Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Absecon Highlands Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$82,523$95,732
Families$82,778$107,345
Married Families$83,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$64,410$64,246

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Absecon Highlands Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

68.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Absecon Highlands Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Absecon Highlands Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Absecon Highlands Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Absecon Highlands Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War12
Korea0
World War II0

Absecon Highlands Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7445
55 to 6432
35 to 549
18 to 340
75+0

Absecon Highlands Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8611.17%

Absecon Highlands Veterans by Race

Absecon Highlands Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Absecon Highlands Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

18.1%

Unemployment Rate

Absecon Highlands Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Absecon Highlands Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Absecon Highlands Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.28%

Born in Absecon Highlands

84.59%

Native Born

15.41%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

15.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.59% of Absecon Highlands residents were born in the United States, with 64.28% having been born in New Jersey. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Absecon Highlands Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,184-50-4.05%
20231,234-51-3.97%
20221,285-159-11.01%
20211,444584.18%
20201,38600%

Absecon Highlands Population by Year