Atco, New Jersey Population 2024

8,149

Atco is a city located in Camden County New Jersey. Atco has a 2024 population of 8,149. Atco is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually but its population has decreased by -2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,316 in 2020.

The average household income in Atco is $109,246 with a poverty rate of 11.4%. The median age in Atco is 48.3 years: 44.1 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Atco Demographics

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

  • White: 87.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 3.52%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
841.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.01% (-167)
The current population of Atco, New Jersey is 8,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,316.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,06287.74%
Two or more races3013.74%
Black or African American2833.52%
Asian2443.03%
Other race1591.98%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atco Population by Race

Atco Population Pyramid 2024

Atco Median Age

48.3

Total

44.1

Male

51

Female

Atco Adults

There are 6,979 adults, (1,582 of whom are seniors) in Atco.

Atco Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Atco Sex Ratio

Female3,87048.08%
Male4,17951.92%

Atco Population by Age

Atco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0702.5484.215.8
Married1,7622.9395.34.7
Non Family7921.416337
Female2702.8879.320.7
Male2463.0277.622.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atco Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4877.73%
Associates Degree5578.85%
Bachelors Degree1,08617.25%
Graduate Degree3585.69%
High School Graduate2,46939.21%
Less Than 9th Grade1762.79%
Some College1,16418.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atco Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,7125,2671,323
Hispanic24914752
Black20414244
2+ Races12411737
Asian67209
Other Race363311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 30.56%.

Atco Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,125$85,000$60,417
Graduate Degree$70,948$70,647$0
High School Graduate$42,083$57,754$24,750
Less Than 9th Grade$31,207$31,293$0
Overall$52,430$59,422$46,188
Some College$59,447$58,716$60,417

$52,430

Average Earnings

$59,422

Average Male

$46,188

Average Female

Atco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atco Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atco Language

91.6% of Atco residents speak only English, while 8.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Atco Language

Atco Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,8115658.3%
Asian24422491.8%
Hispanic4899519.43%
Multiple3017023.26%
Black2803010.71%
Other1592515.72%

11.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.83%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atco is Asian, with 91.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atco is White, with 8.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

Atco Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.86%
High School13.41%
Some College5.87%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Atco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.71%
Female Unemployed19.51%
Male Employed3.77%
Female Employed0.46%

Atco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atco Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$105,114$122,481
Households$93,925$109,246
Married Families$124,048$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,346$65,056

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atco Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Atco Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atco 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 35-44.

Atco Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atco Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

470

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War20
World War II18
Korea11

Atco Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64184
65 to 74157
75+80
18 to 3429
35 to 5420

Atco Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4707.44%
Hispanic6617.55%

Atco Veterans by Race

Atco Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atco Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Atco Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atco Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atco 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

65.71%

Born in Atco

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Atco residents were born in the United States, with 65.71% having been born in New Jersey. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atco Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,149500.62%
20238,099500.62%
20228,049500.63%
20217,999-317-3.81%
20208,31600%

Atco Population by Year