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Population in 2012: 39,504 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 

Males: 19,176  (48.5%)
Females: 20,328  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  36.3 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08203, 08401, 08406.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,041 (it was $26,969 in 2000)
Atlantic City:

$28,041
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,542

Atlantic City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $201,478 (it was $88,700 in 2000)
Atlantic City:

$201,478
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $296,968; Detached houses: $322,891; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,216; In 2-unit structures: $296,594; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $375,708; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $359,437; Mobile homes: $195,658

Median gross rent in 2012: $809.

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Atlantic City races chart
  • Black alone - 14,950 (37.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9,461 (23.8%)
  • White alone - 8,668 (21.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5,497 (13.9%)
  • Two or more races - 586 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 303 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 197 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atlantic City: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Italian (5.0%), Subsaharan African (4.9%), Irish (3.7%), German (2.3%), United States (2.0%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,481 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Atlantic City:

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic City city:

  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

11,066 residents are foreign born (10.1% Asia, 4.3% Latin America).

This city:  27.9%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 136 registered sex offenders living in Atlantic City, New Jersey as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlantic City to the number of sex offenders is 290 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,192 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,860 (1.9%)

Atlantic City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (31.7 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (57.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ventnor City, NJ (1.7 miles ), Brigantine, NJ (2.0 miles ), Margate City, NJ (2.1 miles ), Pleasantville, NJ (2.2 miles ), Absecon, NJ (2.4 miles ), Longport borough, NJ (2.4 miles ), Northfield, NJ (2.5 miles ), Linwood, NJ (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $33,100
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2005: 70 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $81,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 74.44 W

Atlantic City nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): A.C, America's Playground

Daytime population change due to commuting: +34,921 (+88.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,897 (71.8%)

Area code: 609

Atlantic City household income distribution Atlantic City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Atlantic City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11555591861210111319
per 100,000 28.212.212.112.412.322.144.615.130.425.427.632.847.8
Rapes 30332123374446283732272235
per 100,000 77.080.850.856.991.0108.2113.970.493.881.467.955.488.1
Robberies 279255283276308374355456288404434384322
per 100,000 716.1624.2684.2683.2757.4919.6878.71146.3730.51028.11090.8967.5810.6
Assaults 210450354296342326423370317379311322323
per 100,000 539.01101.5855.8732.7841.0801.61047.1930.1804.1964.5781.7811.3813.2
Burglaries 675688482596599522507545N/A379492573481
per 100,000 1732.41684.01165.31475.41472.91283.51255.01370.0N/A964.51236.61443.71210.9
Thefts 5,6215,1684,0314,0943,8713,8383,1482,1571,7481,9872,3442,2611,884
per 100,000 14426.512649.99745.210134.49518.59437.27792.35422.24433.75056.65891.45696.64743.0
Auto thefts 23717817016417915420420016013413310488
per 100,000 608.3435.7411.0406.0440.1378.7505.0502.8405.8341.0334.3262.0221.5
Arson 962956615157166101354
per 100,000 246.471.0135.414.936.936.917.340.215.225.432.712.610.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 620.6603.8494.1503.2528.7556.3571.2506.6N/A477.9492.3476.7451.6

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

Crime rate in Atlantic City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 686 (503 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

12.66
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Atlantic City, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.3%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,423 (+6.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

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

Average climate in Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Atlantic City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Atlantic City 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 0.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlantic City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Atlantic City center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlantic City topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Ettinger - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Bruce Seldon - Boxer, James Avery (actor) - Actor, Jack Abramoff - Republican lobbyist, Al Cole - Boxer, Jacob Lawrence - (1917-c.2000), painter, John P. O'Neill, Allan Kaprow - Installation artist, Jerome J. Shestack - Diplomat, George Smathers - College basketball player.

Main business address for: COLONY RIH HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), ATLANTIC COAST ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), GB HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), RESORTS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & CASINO INC (SERVICES-AMUSEMENT & RECREATION SERVICES), ATLANTIC COAST ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), TRUMP ATLANTIC CITY FUNDING III INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), TRUMP HOTELS & CASINO RESORTS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), GB HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Atlantic City:

  • ATLANTIC CITY MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • RCG ATLANTIC CITY (Dialysis Facility, 1501 ATLANTIC AVE)
  • ATLANTICARE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - CITY DIV (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1925 PACIFIC AVE)
  • CHILDRENS SEASHORE HOUSE (Hospital, 4100 ATLANTIC AVE)
  • BEACHVIEW NURSING CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, 401 BOARDWALK)
  • EASTERN PINES CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 29 NORTH VERMONT AVE)
  • KING DAVID CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 166 SOUTH CAROLINA AVENUE)
  • SEASHORE GARDENS (Nursing Home, 3850 ATLANTIC AVENUE)
  • WESTSIDE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 2153 VENICE AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Atlantic City, NJ

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Atlantic City:


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Local government website: www.cityofatlanticcity.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic City:

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 11 miles; Pomona, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,255)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 15 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • Cumberland County College (about 34 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Burlington County College (about 43 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Camden County College (about 44 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)
  • Rowan University (about 44 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Gloucester County College (about 47 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,805)

Public high school in Atlantic City:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Atlantic City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Atlantic City:

  • OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA REGIONAL (Students: 230; Location: 15 N CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ROBINSON SMALL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 17; Location: 715 BALTIC AVE; Grades: KG - 2)
See full list of schools located in Atlantic City, School District: ATLANTIC CITY

Library in Atlantic City:

  • ATLANTIC CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,494,678; Location: 1 N. TENNESSEE AVENUE; 117,016 books; 965 e-books; 8,108 audio materials; 8,033 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 408 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Atlantic City: Hackneys Pier (A), Exceptional Medical Transportation Atlantic City (B), Institute For Human Development - Mens Residential Drug Treatment (C), Institute For Human Development - Womens Residential Drug Treatment (D), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 1 (E), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 2 (F), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 3 (G), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 4 (H), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 5 (I), Atlantic City Fire Department Station 6 (J), Atlantic City Fire Prevention Bureau (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Flat Creek (A), Clam Creek (B), Mud Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Atlantic City: Absecon State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Atlantic City Historical Museum (New Jersey Avenue &), Ripac (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1441 Boardwalk), I Love Lucy Beach Grill - Gift Shop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Altman Terrace), Ripley's Believe It OR Not (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1441 Boardwalk), Atlantic City Surf Professional Baseball Club (Amusement & Theme Parks; 545 North Albany Avenue), Passport Voyages (119 N. Michigan Ave.), Atlantic City Boardwalk Arcade (Arcades & Amusements; 1315 Boardwalk), American Tours (Tours & Charters; 3106 Pacific Avenue), Boardwalk Rolling Chair Corporation (Tours & Charters; 190 South South Carolina Avenue).

Hotels: 123 AceNet Hotel Reservations - Atlantic City (34 North Mississippi Avenue), Eldorado Motor Inn (2741 Pacific Avenue), Brunswick Hotel (160 St James Pl S), Hilton Casino Atlantic City (Boston & The Boardwalk), Howard Johnson Hotel (Boardwalk Block Chelsea Avenue), Econo Lodge Boardwalk (117 South Kentucky Avenue), Beachside Hotel (162 Saint James Place), Crown Motel (1104 Pacific Avenue), Hilton Atlantic City Resort And Casino (S Boston Ave AT Boardwalk).

Court: French Ingrid (1030 Atlantic Avenue).

 
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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.841. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.841
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.47. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.47
U.S.:

9.59

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

ATLANTIC CITY MUA (Population served: 150000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.9%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atlantic City, NJ

People in group quarters in Atlantic City in 2010:

  • 267 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 216 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 186 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 99 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)

People in group quarters in Atlantic City in 2000:

  • 851 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 332 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 120 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in military barracks, etc.

Atlantic City compared to New Jersey state average:

Atlantic City, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Boardwalk Hall. Capacity: 13,800.

Banks with branches in Atlantic City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Virginia Avenue Branch at 918-932 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1947/06/02; Chelsea Branch at 2900 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1957/07/29. 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
  • Sun National Bank: Atlantic City Branch at 1801 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1940/10/14; Atlantic City South Branch at 4201 Ventnor Avenue -05, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,180.3 mil, Deposits: $2,715.6 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Sun Bancorp, Inc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Atlantic City Branch at 15 North Pennsylvania Avenue, branch established on 1999/04/10. 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
  • Cape Bank: Atlantic City Branch at 1501 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1943/06/01. Info updated 2010/06/23: Bank assets: $1,071.9 mil, Deposits: $778.0 mil, headquarters in Cape May Court House, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Boston Avenue Branch at 3400 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1973/12/18. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Atlantic City at 1301 Atlantic Ave, branch established on 1958/11/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic City, New Jersey:

  • The Royal Suites At The Atlantic Palace, 1507 Boardwalk @ Ny Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 344-8800, Fax: (609) 348-8772
  • Quality Inn Atlantic City, S Carolina & Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 345-7070
  • Dunes Motel Inc, 2819 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 344-5271
  • Trumpmarina, Huron Ave & Brigantine Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 441-8650
  • Harrah's Casino Hotel Atlantic City, 1725 Brigantine Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 441-5000, Fax: (609) 334-7940
  • Bally's Park Place Casino Hotel And Tower, Park PL & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 340-2000, Fax: (609) 340-4713
  • Hilton-atlantic City, Boston And Pacific Aves, Atlantic City, NJ 08404 , Phone: (609) 347-3711
  • Econo Lodge, 3001 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 , Phone: (609) 344-2925
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atlantic City travel time to work - commute


Atlantic City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.60%
Here40.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents61.4%14.2%5.0%3.7%3.2%
Congregations15.9%8.3%18.6%1.4%4.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%1.4%0.9%7.2%
Congregations4.8%5.5%6.9%2.1%31.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
Atlantic County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Atlantic County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
This 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.
New Jersey:

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

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Atlantic County:

26.5%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Atlantic County:

19.0%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 43$171,589$47,8850$0
Other Government Administration 38$174,306$55,0440$0
Judicial and Legal 69$281,559$48,9670$0
Police Protection - Officers 341$2,713,859$95,5020$0
Police - Other 147$486,093$39,68147$62,546
Firefighters 226$1,818,205$96,5420$0
Fire - Other 8$24,449$36,6740$0
Streets and Highways 17$44,988$31,7560$0
Welfare 24$61,636$30,8180$0
Health 51$188,934$44,4550$0
Solid Waste Management 64$150,233$28,1690$0
Parks and Recreation 71$232,933$39,36967$78,380
Housing and Community Development(Local) 120$375,295$37,5306$8,092
Water Supply 92$363,519$47,4160$0
Local Libraries 31$101,248$39,1931$168
Other and Unallocable 191$633,788$39,8190$0
Totals for Government 1,533$7,822,634$61,234121$149,186

Atlantic City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,820,000 ($96.70)
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $6,437,000 ($162.95)
    Hospitals: $5,000,000 ($126.57)
    General - Other: $1,704,000 ($43.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($26.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $811,000 ($20.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $61,774,000 ($1563.74)
    Police Protection: $36,812,000 ($931.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,888,000 ($554.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,240,000 ($537.67)
    Water Utilities: $8,972,000 ($227.12)
    Health - Other: $6,821,000 ($172.67)
    Central Staff Services: $4,313,000 ($109.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,143,000 ($104.88)
    Libraries: $3,428,000 ($86.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,093,000 ($78.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,035,000 ($76.83)
    Financial Administration: $2,613,000 ($66.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,194,000 ($55.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,069,000 ($52.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,783,000 ($45.13)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,765,000 ($44.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,359,000 ($135.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $25,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,254,000 ($82.37)
    Financial Administration: $956,000 ($24.20)
    General - Other: $454,000 ($11.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,367,000 ($2616.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,179,000 ($29.85)

Atlantic City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $4,809,000 ($121.73)
    All Other: $783,000 ($19.82)
    Parking Facilities: $571,000 ($14.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $22,095,000 ($559.31)
    All Other: $546,000 ($13.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,947,000 ($99.91)
    Interest Earnings: $3,257,000 ($82.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,746,000 ($44.20)
    Rents: $1,414,000 ($35.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,841,000 ($325.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,749,000 ($196.16)
    Public Welfare: $3,788,000 ($95.89)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,382,000 ($34.98)
    All Other: $952,000 ($24.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000 ($10.18)
  • Tax - Property: $141,037,000 ($3570.20)
    Other License: $4,273,000 ($108.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $143,000 ($3.62)

Atlantic City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,568,000 ($4672.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,650,000 ($4370.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,428,000 ($1428.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,510,000 ($1126.72)

Atlantic City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,764,000 ($626.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,129,000 ($1825.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,570,000 ($90.37)

4.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($228 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cape May County, NJ  0.56% ($54,812 average AGI)
from Camden County, NJ  0.39% ($46,911)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.31% ($38,885)


4.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.49% ($35,380 average AGI)
to Camden County, NJ  0.44% ($40,342)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.31% ($46,122)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic City:

  • 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.)
  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSS (1490 AM; 0 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic City:

  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAJM (88.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ATLANTIC CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W230AA (93.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W207AB (89.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic City:

  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W07CE (Channel 7; ATLANTIC CITY, ETC., NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Atlantic City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 53
Total length: 685 meters (2,247ft)
Total costs: $2,570,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,351,012
Total average daily truck traffic: 61,574

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 31
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Atlantic City, NJ



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$160,67496$208,813279$177,29420$77,2505$817,400107$203,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$176,5007$102,00039$206,8976$60,1671$1,000,00016$220,6880$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$170,28629$180,379250$187,52839$51,7692$2,825,00075$202,7601$321,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$182,88914$157,357142$178,9586$137,6672$6,050,00030$175,6001$139,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$204,3335$177,00040$178,3252$48,5000$07$217,8571$27,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Atlantic City, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$202,3330$01$144,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$224,8000$03$168,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$260,0004$194,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$141,0002$181,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$224,0000$01$284,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Atlantic City, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John69473.5 years
Mary65679.1 years
William65473.6 years
Joseph54174.5 years
James53871.1 years
Charles39973.4 years
Anna38581.8 years
George33072.5 years
Harry30177.9 years
Rose29982.1 years
Most common last names in Atlantic City, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams23471.0 years
Smith22672.2 years
Johnson22672.1 years
Jones22272.4 years
Brown20273.1 years
Miller13278.3 years
Davis12269.5 years
Jackson10971.4 years
Wilson9774.1 years
Harris8770.1 years
Businesses in Atlantic City, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Gymboree1
Ace Hardware1H&M1
Aeropostale1H&R Block3
Aerosoles1Haagen-Dazs1
American Eagle Outfitters1Howard Johnson2
Apple Store1IZOD1
Applebee's1J.Crew1
Banana Republic1Johnny Rockets2
Bath & Body Works1Jones New York1
Bebe1Juicy Couture1
Ben & Jerry's3KFC1
Best Western1Lane Bryant1
Brooks Brothers2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Brookstone2Marriott1
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's3
Burger King1New Balance1
CVS1Nike7
Cache3Old Navy1
Chico's2Pac Sun1
Clarks1Panda Express1
Cricket Wireless9Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Days Inn2Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid3
DressBarn1Rodeway Inn4
Dunkin Donuts3Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks8
Eddie Bauer1Subway2
Famous Footwear1Super 81
FedEx7T-Mobile1
Finish Line1Taco Bell1
Forever 211Travelodge1
GameStop1UPS8
Gap1Victoria's Secret1
Goodwill1Wet Seal1
Browse common businesses in Atlantic City, NJ


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  • #26 (08203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
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  • #77 (08401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
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