Somers Point, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 10,785 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 4,902  (45.5%)
Females: 5,883  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 08244.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,493 (it was $42,222 in 2000)
Somers Point:

$45,493
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,997 (it was $22,229 in 2000)

Somers Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $220,073 (it was $120,500 in 2000)
Somers Point:

$220,073
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,931; Detached houses: $227,550; Townhouses or other attached units: $246,844; In 2-unit structures: $206,799; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,331; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,689

Median gross rent in 2013: $980.

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  • Races in Somers Point, NJ (2013)

    Somers Point races chart
    • 7,54369.6%White alone
    • 1,47113.6%Hispanic
    • 1,16510.7%Black alone
    • 4394.0%Asian alone
    • 1431.3%Two or more races
    • 240.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Somers Point: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), Italian (17.1%), German (12.1%), English (7.0%), United States (4.7%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 4.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,677 people per square mile   (average).

Somers Point,NJ real estate house value index trend

Somers Point, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Somers Point:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somers Point city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1,238 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America, 3.5% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

11.4%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Somers Point, New Jersey as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Somers Point to the number of sex offenders is 1,543 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,316 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,020 (2.5%)

Somers Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (24.8 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (55.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Linwood, NJ (1.6 miles ), Ocean City, NJ (1.9 miles ), Longport borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Northfield, NJ (2.1 miles ), Margate City, NJ (2.3 miles ), Ventnor City, NJ (2.6 miles ), Pleasantville, NJ (2.6 miles ), Corbin City, NJ (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $34,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $349,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.32 N, Longitude: 74.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,167 (+10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,334 (26.8%)

Area code: 609

Somers Point household income distribution Somers Point home values distribution

Crime rates in Somers Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000001100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.08.78.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 341330100210N/A
per 100,000 25.633.78.625.625.50.08.70.00.017.59.20.0N/A
Robberies 7147121418516811994
per 100,000 59.8118.160.3102.6119.1153.743.4141.070.796.583.183.037.0
Assaults 25172529272332332835261924
per 100,000 213.5143.4215.5247.9229.7196.4277.7290.7247.4307.0240.1175.3222.1
Burglaries 50588279727281718392896647
per 100,000 426.9489.2706.9675.3612.4614.9703.0625.5733.5806.9821.7608.9434.9
Thefts 240254232254250231220292320330301275249
per 100,000 2,049.42,142.22,000.02,171.12,126.41,972.71,909.42,572.52,827.92,894.52,779.12,536.92,304.3
Auto thefts 10510135726634105
per 100,000 85.442.286.2111.142.559.817.452.953.026.336.992.346.3
Arson 0220145441243
per 100,000 0.016.917.20.08.534.243.435.235.38.818.536.927.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 151.1162.1154.6184.4176.5160.4166.2203.4181.0210.8190.5159.9137.5

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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 Somers Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 36 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
New Jersey average:

3.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +354 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Somers Point, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Somers Point-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 29.7 miles away from the Somers Point city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/1987, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somers Point-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 103.5 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 102.2 miles away from Somers Point 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 320.8 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 229.9 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 340.1 miles away from Somers Point center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.3 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).
Somers Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Doug Colman - Football player and coach, Joshua Cohen (writer) - Short story writer, David Kagen - Film actor, Jason Lawrence - Motorcycle racer, Peter Erskine - musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Somers Point:

  • SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 100 MEDICAL CENTER WAY)
  • OCEAN POINT HEALTH CARE CENTER (555 BAY AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Somers Point:

  • LIBERTY LINWOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)
  • LINWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)
  • SHORE MEM HOSP REGIONAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NORTHFIELD, NJ)
  • SHORES AT WESLEY MANOR, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OCEAN CITY, NJ)
  • MEADOWVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTHFIELD, NJ)
  • ATLANTIC CO HME ANNEX (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTHFIELD, NJ)
  • OUR LADYS RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ)

Heliports located in Somers Point:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers Point:

  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 11 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,392)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 13 miles; Galloway, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,360)
  • Cumberland County College (about 26 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Rowan University (about 39 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Camden County College (about 40 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Gloucester County College (about 43 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)
  • Burlington County College (about 45 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)

Public high school in Somers Point:

Public elementary/middle schools in Somers Point:

Private elementary/middle schools in Somers Point:

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 11 HARBOR LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ANITA METZGER MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 157 SHORE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Somers Point, map of school districts: SOMERS POINT CITY, MAINLAND REGIONAL

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Notable locations in Somers Point: Ocean Heights Station (A), Mutual Aid Emergency Services (B), Somers Point Fire Company 1 Station 1 Headquarters (C), Somers Point City Fire Company 1 Station 2 (D), Somers Point City Fire Department - Chief (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Somers Point: John F Kennedy Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Somers Point Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 745 Shore Rd), 1 Fast Ski Watercraft Performance (Tours & Charters; Egg Harbor Township Area), Dolfin Dock (Tours & Charters; 924 Bay Ave).

Hotels: Budget Inn (715 New Road), Harbor Inn Motel (431 Bay Av), Econo Lodge Somers Point (21 Macarthur Blvd), Owl Motel (901 West New York 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.330. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 29.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.2% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.9% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
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
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Somers Point in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Somers Point compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Somers Point (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Somers Point Branch at Bethel Road & Route 9, 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Somers Point Branch at Route 9 And Chapman Boulevard, branch established on 1994/11/12. 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: Somers Point Branch at 199 New Road, branch established on 2002/09/19. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Somers Point Branch at 500 New Road, branch established on 1953/06/25. 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
  • Sun National Bank: Somers Point Branch at 521 New Road, branch established on 1974/11/15. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Somers Point, New Jersey:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 900 Mays LNDG Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244 , Phone: (609) 927-6400, Fax: (609) 926-0145
  • Econo Lodge, 21 Macarthur Blvd, Somers Point, NJ 08244 , Phone: (609) 927-3220
  • Economy Motel, 15 Macarthur Blvd, Somers Point, NJ 08244 , Phone: (609) 927-2514, Fax: (609) 926-3156
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Somers Point, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Jersey average:

12.7

Somers Point travel time to work - commute Somers Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Somers Point:

(Somers Point, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Somers Point 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%
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 4$21,531$64,5933$4,683
Other Government Administration 5$32,236$77,36610$10,860
Judicial and Legal 3$12,551$50,2041$1,789
Police Protection - Officers 27$173,655$77,1802$4,601
Police - Other 1$4,012$48,1448$8,149
Firefighters 4$21,947$65,84120$19,387
Streets and Highways 7$40,647$69,6811$1,763
Solid Waste Management 6$26,559$53,1185$7,732
Sewerage 4$18,848$56,5440$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,640$57,8400$0
Other and Unallocable 2$10,851$65,1068$7,272
Totals for Government 65$372,477$68,76558$66,236

Somers Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $182,000 ($16.88)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($7.60)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($4.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,111,000 ($195.73)
    General - Other: $1,507,000 ($139.73)
    Sewerage: $1,422,000 ($131.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $621,000 ($57.58)
    Regular Highways: $407,000 ($37.74)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($24.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000 ($21.51)
    Financial Administration: $194,000 ($17.99)
    Fire Protection: $137,000 ($12.70)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($11.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($11.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($9.64)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $300,000 ($27.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $112,000 ($10.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($6.68)
    General Public Building: $44,000 ($4.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($3.06)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($2.23)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,624,000 ($336.02)

Somers Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,742,000 ($161.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $337,000 ($31.25)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($14.09)
    Rents: $42,000 ($3.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,265,000 ($117.29)
    Highways: $171,000 ($15.86)
    All Other: $26,000 ($2.41)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.93)
  • Tax - Property: $5,324,000 ($493.65)
    NEC: $172,000 ($15.95)

Somers Point government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,393,000 ($407.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,572,000 ($331.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $821,000 ($76.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,359,000 ($218.73)
    Beginning: $1,474,000 ($136.67)

Somers Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,375,000 ($498.38)

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 Somers Point:

  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 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.)
  • 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)
  • WMID (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WKXW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • 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 Somers Point:

  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWZK (94.3 FM; AVALON, NJ; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAJM (88.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ATLANTIC CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Somers Point:

  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W07CE (Channel 7; ATLANTIC CITY, ETC., NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, 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)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Somers Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 558m1,831ftTotal length
  • $17,716,000Total costs
  • 215,521Total average daily traffic
  • 3,881Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 111950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Somers Point, NJ

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Somers Point, NJ)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Decatur And Bay Ave (Lat: 39.305667 Lon: -74.585722), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KVL853
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 4.12640 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2004
    Registrant: Cape Island Yacht Sales & Marina, Decatur And Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244
  • Rt Us 52 Ship Channel Bridge (Lat: 39.305667 Lon: -74.597389), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHD816
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021
    Registrant: New Jersey Dept Of Transportation, 999 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08625, Phone: (609) 530-2699, Fax: (609) 530-2272, Email:
  • 830 Bay Avenue (Lat: 39.317611 Lon: -74.602389), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRD593, Licensee ID: L00004376
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2002, Expiration Date: 05/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2012
    Registrant: Mayer Marine, 830 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somers Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-B33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 147ET , Serial Number: CD-571, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/07/1962
    Registrant (Individual): William L Merola, 450 7th St, Somers Point, NJ 08244
  • Aircraft: PEARSE ARNOLD J RV-3 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 212AJ , Serial Number: 575, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Roy E Gilmartin, 600 Sunny Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2441A , Serial Number: 38-78A0691, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Roy E Gilmartin, 600 Sunny Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$208,10350$203,040220$194,71811$61,90958$240,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$228,5002$213,50025$195,2801$25,0007$257,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$173,33311$201,00091$203,78010$59,80018$192,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$183,0005$244,80055$202,1094$137,50011$265,545
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$238,0000$017$201,2350$03$187,667

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.01 , 0127.02, 0128.01, 0128.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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$176,3333$195,0001$169,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$271,0004$222,2501$280,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$203,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$334,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.01 , 0127.02, 0128.01, 0128.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 128
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Somers Point

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somers Point, NJ
Businesses in Somers Point, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1Payless1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS4
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

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