Absecon, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 8,376 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 
Males: 4,210  (50.3%)
Females: 4,166  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 08201.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,237 (it was $55,745 in 2000)
Absecon:

$59,237
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,414 (it was $23,615 in 2000)

Absecon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $215,745 (it was $123,200 in 2000)
Absecon:

$215,745
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $264,766; Detached houses: $285,002; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,884; In 2-unit structures: $267,351; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,295; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,204; Mobile homes: $57,825

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,283.

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  • Races in Absecon, NJ (2013)

    Absecon races chart
    • 6,03671.7%White alone
    • 89110.6%Hispanic
    • 6938.2%Asian alone
    • 4995.9%Black alone
    • 780.9%Other race alone
    • 650.8%Two or more races
    • 100.1%American Indian alone

Races in Absecon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Absecon: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.5%), German (16.3%), Italian (14.9%), English (6.7%), United States (3.0%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/241902

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,465 people per square mile   (low).

Absecon,NJ real estate house value index trend

Absecon, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Absecon:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Absecon city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1,030 residents are foreign born (6.0% Asia, 1.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

12.2%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Absecon, New Jersey as of September 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Absecon to the number of sex offenders is 1,048 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,737 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,492 (2.5%)

Absecon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (27.5 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (52.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pleasantville, NJ (1.6 miles ), Pomona, NJ (1.9 miles ), Northfield, NJ (2.2 miles ), Smithville, NJ (2.2 miles ), Atlantic City, NJ (2.4 miles ), Ventnor City, NJ (2.5 miles ), Linwood, NJ (2.6 miles ), Port Republic, NJ (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2006: 56 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2007: 92 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $142,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $133,100
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 74.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,135 (-13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 736 (17.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Absecon household income distribution Absecon home values distribution

Crime rates in Absecon by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010100000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.70.012.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3321323110122
per 100,000 38.538.725.312.637.524.937.111.811.50.011.823.923.8
Robberies 10161310141511919118413
per 100,000 128.2206.6164.8126.2175.1186.8135.9106.2217.7130.394.747.7154.8
Assaults 14621271711131269131515
per 100,000 179.577.5266.2340.8212.6137.0160.6141.568.7106.6153.9179.0178.6
Burglaries 58313761417092645054709178
per 100,000 743.8400.4468.9770.0512.8871.81,136.4754.9572.9639.9828.71,085.9928.7
Thefts 223180190253228188255157175158148169197
per 100,000 2,859.72,324.72,408.13,193.62,851.82,341.53,149.71,851.92,005.01,872.31,752.12,016.72,345.5
Auto thefts 192218281210103106665
per 100,000 243.7284.1228.1353.4150.1124.5123.535.4114.671.171.071.659.5
Arson 1020200111100
per 100,000 12.80.025.30.025.00.00.011.811.511.811.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 236.7205.1240.4265.1253.7217.9258.5162.1177.0151.1164.6188.3215.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Absecon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +386 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Absecon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Absecon, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Absecon-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Absecon city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Absecon-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Absecon center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 312.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.2 miles away from Absecon center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Atlantic County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Absecon topographic map

Birthplace of: Jon Mimmo - College basketball player (Rutgers Scarlet Knights).

Hospitals and medical centers in Absecon:

  • ABSECON MANOR NURS/REHAB CNTR (1020 PITNEY ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Absecon:

  • ATLANTICARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • ATLANTICARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • SEASHORE GARDENS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • MAINLAND MANOR NRS AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ)
  • RENAISSANCE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POMONA, NJ)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT GALLOWAY, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • OUR LADYS RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Absecon:

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Galloway, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,360)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 10 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Cumberland County College (about 30 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Camden County College (about 38 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Burlington County College (about 38 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Rowan University (about 39 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Gloucester County College (about 41 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)

Private high schools in Absecon:

  • HOLY SPIRIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 609, Location: 500 S NEW RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HIGHLAND ACADEMY (Students: 73, Location: 600 E MOSS MILL RD, Grades: PK-11)
  • CHAMPION BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 43, Location: 512 S PITNEY RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Absecon:

  • H ASHTON MARSH (Students: 476, Location: 800 IRELAN AVE, Grades: KG-4)
  • EMMA C ATTALES (Students: 371, Location: 800 IRELAN AVENUE, Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Absecon:

  • ASSUMPTION REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 350, Location: 146 S PITNEY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • JERSEY SHORE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 4, Location: 216 S WRANGLEBORO RD, Grades: 4-6)
See full list of schools located in Absecon

Library in Absecon:

  • ABSECON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $340,997; Location: 305 NEW JERSEY AVENUE; 22,660 books; 1,131 audio materials; 1,074 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The public high school for the City of Absecon is Pleasantville.

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Notable locations in Absecon: SENIOR Transportation (A), Absecon Emergency Services (B), Absecon Fire Safety Official (C), Absecon Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Absecon: True Vine Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Atlantic City Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ingersolls Branch (A), Absecon Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Absecon include: Green Acres Park (1), Heritage Park (2), Green Acres Park (3), Heritage Park (4), Green Acres Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Candle & Christmas Shoppe (Amusement & Theme Parks; USHighway 9 North).

Hotels: Garden State Motel (254 East White Horse Pke), Liberty Inn (252 West White Horse Pike), Absecon's Executive Lodge (300 East Absecon Boulevard), Days Inn (224 West White Horse Pike), Econo Lodge Absecon (328 White Horse Pike), M & M Motel (37 South New York Rd Route 9), FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT (405 East Absecon Boulevard), Fairfield Inn by Marriott Atlantic City North (405 East Absecon Boulevard), Caprice Motor Lodge (206 West White Horse Pike).

Atlantic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.8. This is better than average.

City:

60.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.399. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.399
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 29.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.2%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 2.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Absecon in 2000:

  • 159 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Absecon, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Absecon (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Absecon: White Horse Pike Branch, Galloway Branch, The First National Bank Of Absecon. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $160.2 mil, Deposits: $144.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Absecon Bancorp
  • Ocean City Home Bank: Galloway Branch, Absecon Branch, White Horse Pike Branch. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $986.5 mil, Deposits: $763.0 mil, headquarters in Ocean City, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Galloway Branch at 329 South Pitney Road, branch established on 2000/12/30; Absecon Branch at Absecon Boulevard And Mill Road, branch established on 1995/11/18. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Absecon Branch at 728 White Horse Pike, branch established on 1984/03/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Absecon Branch at 610 Mill Road, branch established on 1942/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Absecon Branch at 221 New Jersey Ave, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
New Jersey average:

12.7

Absecon travel time to work - commute Absecon mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Absecon city (based on Atlantic County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic65,86723
Other16,57027
Evangelical Protestant13,661100
Mainline Protestant13,25057
Black Protestant6,32119
Orthodox1,5205
None157,360-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
Atlantic County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Atlantic County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Atlantic County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 311
Here:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Atlantic County:

26.5%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.0%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Absecon:

53.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Absecon:

28.1
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Absecon:

19.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Absecon:

59.2%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Absecon, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$21,770$52,2483$4,707
Other Government Administration 2$14,975$89,85010$11,209
Judicial and Legal 1$4,258$51,0962$3,691
Police Protection - Officers 24$164,498$82,2490$0
Streets and Highways 5$21,655$51,9720$0
Sewerage 1$5,130$61,5600$0
Local Libraries 1$3,952$47,4244$5,748
Other and Unallocable 9$29,953$39,93720$18,111
Totals for Government 48$266,191$66,54839$43,466

3.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape May County, NJ  0.40% ($40,178 average AGI)
from Camden County, NJ  0.35% ($42,532)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.28% ($32,759)


4.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, NJ  0.35% ($37,747 average AGI)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.31% ($40,826)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.30% ($31,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Absecon:

  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSS (1490 AM; 0 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMID (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Absecon:

  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WAJM (88.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ATLANTIC CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Absecon:

  • W07CE (Channel 7; ATLANTIC CITY, ETC., NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
Absecon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Absecon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $1,402,000Total costs
  • 263,946Total average daily traffic
  • 10,537Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Absecon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 600 Marlborough Ave (Lat: 39.430667 Lon: -74.512083), Call Sign: KUQ440, Licensee ID: L00044575
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5200 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2004Registrant: Raymond L Strickland Jr, Absecon, NJ 08201
  • Lat: 39.467778 Lon: -74.462500, Call Sign: WPUJ803
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.687 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 456.687 MHz, 457.662 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2002, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Certifier: Mark BeaumontRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave Nw Ste 100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 457-7126, Fax: (202) 955-5564
  • Lat: 39.413556 Lon: -74.519167, Call Sign: WQEZ524
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHzGrant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Certifier: Scott McbainRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 39.438694 Lon: -74.511889, Call Sign: WQXC928
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.012 MHz, 469.012 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 464.162 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2016, Expiration Date: 02/02/2026, Certifier: Benjamin L LiberatoreRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 539 Absecon Blvd (Lat: 39.403167 Lon: -74.492083), Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WPNN668
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1998, Expiration Date: 07/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2008Registrant: Phone: (202) 331-8800
  • ABSECON, Lat: 39.792222 Lon: -74.774083, Call Sign: WPVI986, Licensee ID: L00001970
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2002, Expiration Date: 06/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003, Certifier: Paul R TobyansenRegistrant: Aerial Video Systems, 712 S. Main Street, Burbank, CA 91506, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • Absecon, Lat: 49.628333 Lon: -74.782500, Call Sign: WPXZ457, Licensee ID: L00001970
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2003, Expiration Date: 06/30/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003, Certifier: Paul TobyansenRegistrant: Aerial Video Systems, 712 S. Main Street, Burbank, CA 91506, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • NJ0066, 501 North Mill Rd. (Lat: 39.432389 Lon: -74.507500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQMP315
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/12/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 139 E Faunce Landing Rd (Lat: 39.034833 Lon: -74.467639), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KMD317
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/17/1995, Expiration Date: 07/17/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Smooth Sailing Inc, 139 E Faunce Landing Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201
  • 241a E Waveland Ave (Lat: 39.436222 Lon: -74.519333), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHU845, Licensee ID: L00002141
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 6.21640 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 8.29240 MHz... (+7 more)Grant Date: 12/24/1996, Expiration Date: 02/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002Registrant: Charles Hewitt, 241a E Waveland Ave, Absecon, NJ 08201
  • 155 E Faunce Landing Rd (Lat: 39.426778 Lon: -74.490139), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WXZ492
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHzGrant Date: 04/13/1994, Expiration Date: 04/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Wayne W London, 237 Penn Ave, Absecon, NJ 08201

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Absecon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3049M , Serial Number: 28-7816333, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Carr, 121 Woods Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3247V , Serial Number: 15076440, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest J Hentschel, 306 E Great Creek Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3862V , Serial Number: 16466, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/2008
    Registrant (Individual): David Fiedler, 8 Hillside Cir, Absecon, NJ 08201

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$184,14341$180,195194$178,00525$68,4400$08$203,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$229,0002$105,50016$143,3750$01$144,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$166,7509$169,33388$203,20512$42,0830$02$110,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$190,6005$155,80068$182,1623$110,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$196,0004$204,00019$173,8423$30,0000$05$149,600

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$231,4003$236,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$303,3331$203,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$290,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Absecon and their reported violations in the past:

WEEZIES UP THE CREEK CAFE (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Absecon

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Absecon, NJ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Absecon, New Jersey:

  • Red Roof Inn, 405 E Absecon Blvd, Absecon, New Jersey 8201 , Phone: (609) 646-5000, Fax: (609) 383-8744
  • Quality Inn & Suites Atlantic City Marina District (atlantic City / Absecon), 328 E White Horse Park, Absecon, New Jersey 8205 , Phone: (609) 652-3300, Fax: (609) 652-8885
  • Comfort Inn And Suites Atlantic City/Absecon ( Acy Airport), 202 E White Horse Pike, Absecon, New Jersey 8205 , Phone: (609) 652-3020, Fax: (609) 652-6630
  • Seaview, 401 S New York Rd, Absecon, New Jersey 8205 , Phone: (609) 748-1990, Fax: (609) 652-2307
  • Howard Johnson Inn And Suites, 248 E White Horse Pike, Absecon, New Jersey 8201 , Phone: (609) 748-2300
  • Rodeway Inn, 547 Absecon Blvd, Absecon, New Jersey 8201 , Phone: (609) 646-3867, Fax: (609) 646-7984
  • Knights Inn Atlantic City/Absecon, 531 Absecon Blvd, Absecon, New Jersey 8201 , Phone: (866) 735-6444, Fax: (609) 748-0131
  • Holiday Inn Express, 655 White Horse Pike, Absecon, New Jersey 08201 , Phone: (609) 383-9070, Fax: (609) 383-9989
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Absecon, New Jersey

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Absecon, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Holiday Inn1
Arby's1Home Depot1
AutoZone1Knights Inn1
Best Western1Marriott1
Burger King2MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1McDonald's1
Clarion1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn2Quality1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn2
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx4U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2

Absecon compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Absecon on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 12 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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