Somers Point, New Jersey Population 2021

10,064
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Somers Point is a city located in Atlantic County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 10,064, it is the 104th largest city in New Jersey and the 3095th largest city in the United States . Somers Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -6.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,795 in 2010. Somers Point reached it's highest population of 11,614 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Somers Point has a population density of 2,509 people per square mile.

The average household income in Somers Point is $79,811 with a poverty rate of 11.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,156 per month, and the median house value is $221,500. The median age in Somers Point is 42.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Somers Point Demographics

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

  • White: 80.67%
  • Black or African American: 11.64%
  • Asian: 5.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Somers Point, New Jersey is 10,064 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,229.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,795.

Somers Point, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,32680.67%
Black or African American1,20111.64%
Asian5815.63%
Two or More Races1241.20%
Some Other Race770.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.12%
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Somers Point Population by Race

Somers Point Population Pyramid $2021

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Somers Point Median Age

42.4


Total

40.4


Male

44.8


Female

Somers Point Adults

There are 7,978 adults, (1,837 of whom are seniors) in Somers Point.

Somers Point Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Somers Point Sex Ratio

Female

5,607

54.33%

Male

4,714

45.67%

Somers Point Population by Age

Somers Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Somers Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All58%42%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male44.8%55.2%
Female33.2%66.8%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somers Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3712.3658
Married1,7523.0273.1
Non Family1,6041.2255.7
Female7943.1733.2
Male2212.4844.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Somers Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3074.32%
9th to 12th Grade5637.92%
High School Graduate2,45634.56%
Some College1,43020.12%
Associates Degree4486.30%
Bachelors Degree1,28918.14%
Graduate Degree6138.63%
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Somers Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somers Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6135,0941,719
Hispanic58847621
Black54644953
Asian356214110
Other Race51443
Native American12128
2+ Races333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Somers Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,565$41,179$32,807
Less Than 9th Grade$30,250$40,625$19,932
High School Graduate$32,001$32,030$31,923
Some College$32,246$37,012$30,233
Bachelors Degree$54,054$69,583$45,398
Graduate Degree$76,184$91,719$69,688

$35,565

Average Earnings

$41,179

Average Male

$32,807

Average Female

Somers Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somers Point Language by Age

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Somers Point Language

84.40% of Somers Point residents speak only English, while 15.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.66% of the population.

Somers Point Language

Somers Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2466088.39%
Black1,20131826.48%
Hispanic1,16829725.43%
Multiple1242016.13%

11.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.96%

Male Poverty Rate

11.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somers Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somers Point is Black, with 26.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somers Point is White, with 8.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Somers Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.92%
Some College11.18%
High School7.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Somers Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.83%
Male Unemployed20.31%
Female Employed5.68%
Male Employed3.08%

Somers Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somers Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,366$79,811
Families$75,320$90,042
Married Families$93,182-
Non Families$38,953$56,133
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Income by Household Type

Somers Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Somers Point Married by Age and Sex

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Somers Point 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.

Somers Point Marital Status by Race

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Somers Point Marital Status

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457

Number of Veterans

434

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam267
Korea59
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War23
World War II13

Somers Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74211
75+136
55 to 6495
35 to 548
18 to 347

Somers Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4506.66%
Hispanic131.97%
Black71.01%

Somers Point Veterans by Race

Somers Point Veterans by Education

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5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somers Point Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Somers Point Employment by Age

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Somers Point Employment by Race

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Somers Point Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.60%

Born in Somers Point

89.77%

Native Born

10.23%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

5.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.77% of Somers Point residents were born in the United States, with 60.60% having been born in New Jersey. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Somers Point Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,064-55-0.54%
202010,119-55-0.54%
201910,174-55-0.54%
201810,229-77-0.75%
201710,306-93-0.89%
201610,399-129-1.23%
201510,528-123-1.15%
201410,651-82-0.76%
201310,733-37-0.34%
201210,770-16-0.15%
201110,786-4-0.04%
201010,790-824-0.73%
200011,6143980.35%
199011,2168860.83%
198010,3302,4112.69%
19707,9193,4155.81%
19604,5040.00%

Somers Point Population by Year