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Atlantic County, NJ&

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Population
274,219
-0.36% decline
Median Age
40.7
Median Household Income
$54,052
-2.28% decline
Poverty Rate
14.3%
Number of Employees
128,434
-0.74% decline
Median Property Value
$223,400
2.95% growth

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Economy

The economy of Atlantic County, NJ employs 128,434 people. The economy of Atlantic County, NJ is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 5.01; 3.19; and 1.83 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Atlantic County, NJ are Healthcare & Social Assistance (18,962), Accommodation & Food Service (18,256), and Retail trade (15,182), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($120,089), Utilities ($58,380), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($56,281).

Median household income in Atlantic County, NJ is $54,052. Males in Atlantic County, NJ have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,643. The income inequality of Atlantic County, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Atlantic County, NJ. In Atlantic County, NJ the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 80 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,691. Essex County, NJ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New Jersey.

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Diversity

Atlantic County, NJ is home to a population of 274,219 people, from which 93.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Atlantic County, NJ is composed of 154,517 White residents (56.3%), 51,414 Hispanic residents (18.7%), 38,391 Black residents (14%), 21,902 Asian residents (7.99%), and 7,261 Two+ residents (2.65%). The most common foreign languages in Atlantic County, NJ are Spanish (39,824 speakers), Other Indic (4,059 speakers), and Chinese (3,423 speakers), but compared to other places, Atlantic County, NJ has a relative high number of Gujarati (2,895 speakers), Other Indic (4,059 speakers), and Greek (1,241 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Atlantic County, NJ awarded 3,735 degrees. The student population of Atlantic County, NJ is skewed towards females, with 1,209 male students and 2,526 female students. Most students in Atlantic County, NJ are White (2,444 and 65.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (476 and 12.7%), Black or African American (381 and 10.2%), and Asian (186 and 4.98%). The largest universities in Atlantic County, NJ by number of graduates are The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (2,238 and 59.9%), Atlantic Cape Community College (842 and 22.5%), and Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus (213 and 5.7%). The most popular majors in Atlantic County, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (285 and 7.63%), General Psychology (212 and 5.68%), and General Biological Sciences (176 and 4.71%). The median tuition costs in Atlantic County, NJ are N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,269 and $14,921 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atlantic County, NJ is $223,400, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $217,000 to $223,400, a 2.95% increase. The homeownership rate of Atlantic County, NJ is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Atlantic County, NJ have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Atlantic County, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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