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Population in 2012: 10,804 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 

Males: 5,197  (48.1%)
Females: 5,607  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08244.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,545 (it was $42,222 in 2000)
Somers Point:

$46,545
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,331

Somers Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $223,143 (it was $120,500 in 2000)
Somers Point:

$223,143
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $243,648; Detached houses: $245,238; Townhouses or other attached units: $255,062; In 2-unit structures: $323,684; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,775; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,575

Median gross rent in 2012: $981.

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  • White alone - 8,034 (74.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,234 (11.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,142 (10.5%)
  • Asian alone - 361 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somers Point: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.6%), Italian (16.6%), German (13.4%), English (6.0%), United States (4.4%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 4.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,682 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Somers Point:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somers Point city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1,063 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.4% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This city:  9.8%
New Jersey:  21.2%



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 September 19, 2014.
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 2012: $5,119 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,877 (2.2%)

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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
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 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: +1,135 (+10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,410 (28.3%)

Area code: 609

Somers Point household income distribution Somers Point home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Somers Point by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.78.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5341330100210
per 100,000 43.525.633.78.625.625.50.08.70.00.017.59.20.0
Robberies 8714712141851681199
per 100,000 69.659.8118.160.3102.6119.1153.743.4141.070.796.583.183.0
Assaults 29251725292723323328352619
per 100,000 252.3213.5143.4215.5247.9229.7196.4277.7290.7247.4307.0240.1175.3
Burglaries 70505882797272817183928966
per 100,000 609.1426.9489.2706.9675.3612.4614.9703.0625.5733.5806.9821.7608.9
Thefts 246240254232254250231220292320330301275
per 100,000 2140.42049.42142.22000.02171.12126.41972.71909.42572.52827.92894.52779.12536.9
Auto thefts 151051013572663410
per 100,000 130.585.442.286.2111.142.559.817.452.953.026.336.992.3
Arson 3022014544124
per 100,000 26.10.016.917.20.08.534.243.435.235.38.818.536.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 185.3151.2162.2154.8184.6176.6160.5166.4203.5181.2211.0190.7160.0

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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 Somers Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Somers Point, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +354 (+3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Somers Point-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% 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 significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 97% 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 93.0 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 50.2 miles away from Somers Point 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 73.5 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).
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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/medical centers in Somers Point:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Somers Point, NJ

Heliports located in Somers Point:

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

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 12 miles; Pomona, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,255)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 12 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • Cumberland County College (about 26 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Rowan University (about 39 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Camden County College (about 41 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)
  • Gloucester County College (about 43 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,805)
  • Burlington County College (about 45 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.992. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.992
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.47
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 57.7% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Somers Point, NJ

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:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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 (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Somers Point 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 4$17,672$53,0164$3,458
Other Government Administration 6$22,477$44,9549$7,572
Judicial and Legal 3$10,063$40,2523$3,658
Police Protection - Officers 26$159,612$73,6673$6,485
Police - Other 6$24,578$49,1569$7,829
Firefighters 0$0 11$3,438
Fire - Other 0$0 4$2,172
Streets and Highways 6$30,394$60,7882$1,475
Solid Waste Management 9$30,876$41,1683$4,519
Sewerage 4$12,055$36,1650$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,832$40,9920$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,151$48,4538$6,310
Totals for Government 70$330,710$56,69356$46,916

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $182,000 ($16.85)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($7.59)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($4.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,111,000 ($195.39)
    General - Other: $1,507,000 ($139.49)
    Sewerage: $1,422,000 ($131.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $621,000 ($57.48)
    Regular Highways: $407,000 ($37.67)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($24.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000 ($21.47)
    Financial Administration: $194,000 ($17.96)
    Fire Protection: $137,000 ($12.68)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($11.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($11.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($9.63)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $300,000 ($27.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $112,000 ($10.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($6.66)
    General Public Building: $44,000 ($4.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($3.05)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($2.22)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,624,000 ($335.43)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,742,000 ($161.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $337,000 ($31.19)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($14.07)
    Rents: $42,000 ($3.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,265,000 ($117.09)
    Highways: $171,000 ($15.83)
    All Other: $26,000 ($2.41)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.93)
  • Tax - Property: $5,324,000 ($492.78)
    NEC: $172,000 ($15.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,393,000 ($406.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,572,000 ($330.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $821,000 ($75.99)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,359,000 ($218.35)
    Beginning: $1,474,000 ($136.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,375,000 ($497.50)

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 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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 558 meters (1,831ft)
Total costs: $17,716,000
Total average daily traffic: 215,521
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,881

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 11
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 1
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
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
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Somers Point, NJ


Somers Point on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
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