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Atlantic County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 555.7 square miles
Population Density 494.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 275,862
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.4%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 51.4%
White 71.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.2
Asian 8.1%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 17.3%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.2%
Veterans 16,672
Households and Housing
Households 101,091
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.7%
Median household income $54,235
The per capita income $27,391
Live below the poverty line. 14.4%
housing units 127,278
Multi-unit structures 32%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $237,400
Residents owning their homes. 68.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,027
Women-owned firms 27.8%
Asian-owned firms 7.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $4,429,395
Retail sales per capita $16,409
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,342,162