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Egg Harbor township, NJ map Land area: 67.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.
Population: 30,726 (86% urban, 14% rural)
Males: 14,934  (48.6%)
Females: 15,792  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 30,679 (26,686 owner occupied, 3,993 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

34%


Races in Egg Harbor township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 76.5%
  • Black: 10.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 36.6

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Average household size: 2.74

Egg Harbor township:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Average family size: 3.23

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,232 ($52,550 in 1999)
This township:

$63,232
New Jersey:

$68,342

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $856 (lower quartile is $660, upper quartile is $1,130)
Here:

$856
State:

$962

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $260,852 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Egg Harbor township:

$260,852
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $202,034 - $382,128

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $262,995
Here:

$262,995
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $165,342
Here:

$165,342
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $261,554
Here:

$261,554
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,155
Here:

$139,155
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,097
Here:

$157,097
State:

$292,192

Mobile homes: $37,705
Here:

$37,705
State:

$53,584
Population density: 456 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

5.4%
Whole state:

8.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Egg Harbor township: Mount Calvary Station (A), McKee City Station (B), Mutual Aid Emergency Services (C), American Medical Response Shore Operations (D), Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad (E), New Jersey Air National Guard Fire Department (F), South Jersey Transportation Authority Fire Department (G), Anthony T Canale Training Center (H), Scullville Volunteer Fire Company 3 (I), Farmington Volunteer Fire Company 4 (J), Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company 2 Station 2 (K), Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company 1 (L), Scullville Volunteer Fire Company 3 Station 2 (M), Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company 2 Station 1 (N), Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 2 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shore Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Egg Harbor township include: Friendship Church (A), Graves Temple (B), Mount Pleasant Church (C), Ocean Heights Church (D), Palestine Church (E), Graves Temple (F), Asbury Church (G), Zion Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth-Kehillah Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2), Laurel Memorial Cemetery (3), Sholem Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Patcong Lake (A), English Creek Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lakes Creek (A), Miry Run (B), Hospitality Creek (C), English Creek (D), Mathews Run (E), Powell Creek (F), Cedar Branch (G), Little Meadow Run (H), Blackmans Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Egg Harbor township: Pine Oak Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,572 (53% naturalized citizens)

Egg Harbor township:  8.4%
State:  17.5%

60% of Egg Harbor township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in New Jersey.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19156
  • Northeast: 5812
  • Midwest: 513
  • South: 1607
  • West: 317

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $144,600

Egg Harbor township, New Jersey satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Egg Harbor township, New Jersey:

  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,213
  • One, attached: 415
  • Two: 101
  • 3 or 4: 289
  • 5 to 9: 414
  • 10 to 19: 389
  • 20 to 49: 106
  • 50 or more: 164
  • Mobile homes: 1,849
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 106

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,600


Housing units in Egg Harbor township with a mortgage: 6,249 (754 second mortgage, 874 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,149

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 625
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,098
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,045
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,770
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,393
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,703
  • 1950 to 1959: 696
  • 1940 to 1949: 254
  • 1939 or earlier: 462

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Egg Harbor township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 93
  • 3 rooms: 423
  • 4 rooms: 1,173
  • 5 rooms: 2,026
  • 6 rooms: 1,745
  • 7 rooms: 1,711
  • 8 rooms: 1,270
  • 9 or more rooms: 997

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Egg Harbor township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 185
  • 3 rooms: 212
  • 4 rooms: 609
  • 5 rooms: 381
  • 6 rooms: 149
  • 7 rooms: 50
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Egg Harbor township:

  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 386
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,258
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,450
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,071
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 233

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Egg Harbor township:

  • no bedroom: 84
  • 1 bedroom: 446
  • 2 bedrooms: 927
  • 3 bedrooms: 222
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Egg Harbor township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 355
  • 1 vehicle: 2,888
  • 2 vehicles: 4,223
  • 3 vehicles: 1,455
  • 4 vehicles: 380
  • 5 or more vehicles: 143

Cars and other vehicles available in Egg Harbor township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 313
  • 1 vehicle: 836
  • 2 vehicles: 505
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Egg Harbor township:

  • Irish (17.8%)
  • Italian (17.0%)
  • German (11.8%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • United States or American (4.9%)
  • Polish (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Philippines (11%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • India (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Mexico (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,539 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,828 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 175 (1%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0%)
  • Walked: 174 (1%)
  • Other means: 180 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 341 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (1%)

People in group quarters in Egg Harbor township, New Jersey:

  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

85.4% of residents of Egg Harbor township speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,570
  • In family households: 26,815 (6,170 male householders, 1,921 female householders)
    6,293 spouses, 10,135 children (9,337 natural, 201 adopted, 597 stepchildren), 599 grandchildren, 219 brothers or sisters, 279 parents, 631 other relatives, 568 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,755 (1,302 male householders (921 living alone)), 1,742 female householders (1,535 living alone)), 711 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 49 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,758 2-persons, 2,067 3-persons, 1,955 4-persons, 859 5-persons, 297 6-persons, 155 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,456 1-person, 505 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 36 4-persons,

5,987 married couples with children.
1,718 single-parent households (424 men, 1,294 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 489
Here:

11.9%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 207
Here:

17.7%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Egg Harbor township:

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