Margate City, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 6,083 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.8%
Males: 2,796  (46.0%)
Females: 3,287  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

61.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08402.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,509 (it was $45,876 in 2000)
Margate City:

$64,509
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,151 (it was $33,566 in 2000)

Margate City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $326,791 (it was $182,700 in 2000)
Margate City:

$326,791
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $543,490; detached houses: $594,512; townhouses or other attached units: $425,661; in 2-unit structures: $498,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,735; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $234,618

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,099.

March 2019 cost of living index in Margate City: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.1% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Margate City, NJ (2017)
    • 5,54290.0%White alone
    • 1792.9%Black alone
    • 1502.4%Hispanic
    • 1061.7%Two or more races
    • 681.1%Asian alone
    • 270.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Margate City, New Jersey as of February 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Margate City is 2,060 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Margate City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.4)
6
(96.6)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
3
(35.1)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(69.4)
5
(57.7)
4
(46.7)
6
(70.2)
3
(35.1)
2
(23.2)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.7)
3
(47.5)
2
(31.6)
3
(47.4)
3
(48.3)
3
(49.1)
7
(115.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(393.2)
44
(507.3)
26
(303.6)
23
(269.2)
54
(632.6)
23
(267.1)
22
(345.1)
21
(329.2)
52
(822.9)
57
(899.2)
45
(711.2)
25
(402.3)
22
(360.2)
43
(711.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(994.7)
132
(1,522)
123
(1,436)
104
(1,217)
191
(2,238)
167
(1,939)
155
(2,431)
165
(2,586)
152
(2,405)
199
(3,139)
168
(2,655)
94
(1,513)
106
(1,736)
92
(1,522)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(81.0)
4
(46.1)
5
(58.4)
2
(23.4)
5
(58.6)
1
(11.6)
7
(109.8)
1
(15.7)
2
(31.7)
1
(15.8)
11
(173.9)
4
(64.4)
5
(81.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)96.9111.6119.6103.3158.4118.1133.3130.9175.3196.1217.3185.5124.1152.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Margate City, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (24.1%), Irish (13.0%), Russian (9.6%), German (5.0%), American (4.8%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 4,325 people per square mile   (average).

Margate City, New Jersey map

461 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.8% North America).

This city:

7.5%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,453 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,021 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (29.1 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (57.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Longport borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Ventnor City, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Linwood, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Northfield, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Atlantic City, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Pleasantville, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Somers Point, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Ocean City, NJ (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.33 N, Longitude: 74.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -694 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 741 (24.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Distribution of median household income in Margate City, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Margate City, NJ in 2017
Margate City satellite photo by USGS

Margate City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2002: 64 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2003: 225 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $306,300
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $402,600
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $458,200
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $309,300
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $266,600
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2014: 81 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2015: 47 buildings, average cost: $293,700
  • 2016: 72 buildings, average cost: $245,200
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $352,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Margate City, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Margate City, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Margate City, NJ
Historical housing units in Margate City, NJ
Most common industries in Margate City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (14.2%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.5%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Margate City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)

Average climate in Margate City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Margate City, New Jersey average temperatures Margate City, New Jersey average precipitation Margate City, New Jersey humidity Margate City, New Jersey wind speed Margate City, New Jersey snowfall Margate City, New Jersey sunshine Margate City, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Margate City, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0866. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0866
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Margate City-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Margate 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 4.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Margate City-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 106.8 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 105.4 miles away from Margate 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 224.9 miles away from Margate City 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 319.9 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 344.2 miles away from the city 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 219.9 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 (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Margate City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Margate City:

  • CHILDRENS SEASHORE HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ)
  • SEASHORE GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ)
  • SHORE MEM HOSP REGIONAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NORTHFIELD, NJ)
  • OUR LADYS RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ)
  • ATLANTIC CO HME ANNEX (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORTHFIELD, NJ)
  • LINWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)
  • LIBERTY LINWOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LINWOOD, NJ)

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

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 12 miles; Galloway, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,360)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 14 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Cumberland County College (about 31 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Rowan University (about 42 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Camden County College (about 43 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Burlington County College (about 45 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Gloucester County College (about 46 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)

Public elementary/middle schools in Margate City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Margate City: Margate City Fire Department Station 2 (A), Lucy, The Margate Elephant (B), Margate City Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Bayshore Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Margate City: Jerome Avenue Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Lucy the Elephant Gift Shop (Historical Places & Services; 9200 Atlantic Avenue), Margate Miniature Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 211 North Jefferson Avenue).

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

2.0 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.2%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
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
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Margate City (2011 data):

  • Cape Bank: Margate City Branch at Essex & Ventnor 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Margate Branch at 20 South Essex Avenue, branch established on 1969/10/23. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Margate Branch at 8013 Atlantic Ave, branch established on 1950/03/06. 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
  • Ocean City Home Bank: Atlantic Ave Branch at 9219 Atlantic Ave, branch established on 2006/11/06. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $986.5 mil, Deposits: $763.0 mil, headquarters in Ocean City, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Margate Branch at 9201 Ventnor Avenue, branch established on 1973/10/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in Margate City:

Marital status in Margate City, NJ
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Margate City:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Margate City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Margate City, NJ (based on Atlantic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Atlantic County:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Atlantic County:

26.5%
State:

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

19.0%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Margate City:

52.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Margate City:

48.9%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Margate City:

18.8%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Margate City:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Margate City:

56.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Margate City:

75.3%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Margate City, NJ Residents

Margate City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,281,000 ($539.37)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,704,000 ($280.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $776,000 ($127.57)
    Water Utilities: $221,000 ($36.33)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($4.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.81)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,427,000 ($1878.51)
    General - Other: $9,648,000 ($1586.06)
    Police Protection: $6,306,000 ($1036.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,013,000 ($659.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,979,000 ($325.33)
    Sewerage: $1,596,000 ($262.37)
    Libraries: $1,541,000 ($253.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,494,000 ($245.60)
    Financial Administration: $933,000 ($153.38)
    Water Utilities: $827,000 ($135.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000 ($122.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $517,000 ($84.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $456,000 ($74.96)
    Central Staff Services: $311,000 ($51.13)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($15.78)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($6.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($4.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,066,000 ($175.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,709,000 ($445.34)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,183,000 ($194.48)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $96,000 ($15.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $502,000 ($82.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $302,000 ($49.65)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($4.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,051,000 ($3131.84)

Margate City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,567,000 ($422.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $447,000 ($73.48)
    Other: $218,000 ($35.84)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $130,000 ($21.37)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $115,000 ($18.91)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $69,000 ($11.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $870,000 ($143.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,890,000 ($310.70)
    Interest Earnings: $333,000 ($54.74)
    Rents: $153,000 ($25.15)
    Sale of Property: $133,000 ($21.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000 ($17.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,407,000 ($231.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $957,000 ($157.32)
    General Local Government Support: $749,000 ($123.13)
    Other: $61,000 ($10.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000 ($3.12)
  • Tax - Property: $38,439,000 ($6319.09)
    Other License: $595,000 ($97.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($10.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $45,000 ($7.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.64)

Margate City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,180,000 ($6934.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,647,000 ($6517.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,533,000 ($416.41)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,200,000 ($197.27)
    Beginning: $500,000 ($82.20)

Margate City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,407,000 ($395.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,481,000 ($1394.21)

3.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.02%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Camden County, NJ  0.39% ($56,594 average AGI)
from Cape May County, NJ  0.34% ($47,930)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.31% ($38,612)


5.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,685 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.20%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Camden County, NJ  0.44% ($89,070 average AGI)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.31% ($55,545)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.27% ($35,234)
Businesses in Margate City, NJ
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Strongest AM radio stations in Margate City:

  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)
  • 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.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Margate City:

  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WAJM (88.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ATLANTIC CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Margate City:

  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
Margate City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Margate City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.1mTotal length
  • 39,220Total average daily traffic
  • 1,568Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,067Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$321,167148$333,811468$314,72015$342,5332$1,400,000396$331,808
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$304,0008$323,25040$346,9001$4,0000$032$324,031
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$255,00018$405,333144$346,2298$58,1250$089$362,539
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$020$445,650100$320,4202$223,5001$354,00057$345,719
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$234,0007$306,42923$301,0001$103,0000$020$295,900

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.00 , 0131.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$280,5002$371,0003$266,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$325,7500$02$327,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$315,0002$284,0001$315,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$468,0002$269,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.00 , 0131.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Margate City, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Margate City, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
Fire incident types in Margate City, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Margate City, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Margate City, NJ
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Margate City, NJ
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Margate City compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Margate City on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #53 (08402) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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