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Population (year 2000): 40,517. Estimated population in July 2005: 40,368 (-0.4% change)
Males: 19,852 (49.0%), Females: 20,665 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $26,969 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Atlantic City:

  • Black (44.2%)
  • Hispanic (24.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (19.4%)
  • Other race (13.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.5%)
  • Vietnamese (3.1%)
  • Chinese (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (2.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (4.9%), Irish (4.1%), United States (2.4%), German (2.0%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), English (1.5%).

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Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles

Atlantic

For population 25 years and over in Atlantic City

  • High school or higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic City city

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 34.7%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

24.7% Foreign born (12.2% Latin America, 9.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,423 (+6.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Vineland, (40.3 miles pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (65.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: City, NJ Ventnor (3.3 miles NJ Brigantine, (4.9 miles City, NJ Margate (5.3 miles NJ (6.1 miles Pleasantville, NJ Absecon, (6.4 miles NJ (6.8 miles Longport, NJ Northfield, (7.9 miles NJ Linwood, (9.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $33,100
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2005: 70 buildings, average cost: $139,300

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 74.44 W

Area code: 609


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Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (52.6%), Educational,health and social services (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +37,120 (+91.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,972 (75.0%)


 

Crime in Atlantic City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 11 5 5 5 5
    per 100,000 12.3 27.1 12.3 12.3 12.3 12.3
Rapes 26 30 33 21 23 37
    per 100,000 64.2 74.0 81.4 51.8 56.8 91.3
Robberies 312 279 255 283 276 308
    per 100,000 770.0 688.6 629.4 698.5 681.2 760.2
Assaults 276 210 450 354 296 342
    per 100,000 681.2 518.3 1110.6 873.7 730.6 844.1
Burglaries 867 675 688 482 596 599
    per 100,000 2139.8 1666.0 1698.1 1189.6 1471.0 1478.4
Thefts 6,818 5,621 5,168 4,031 4,094 3,871
    per 100,000 16827.5 13873.2 12755.1 9948.9 10104.4 9554.0
Auto thefts 222 237 178 170 164 179
    per 100,000 547.9 584.9 439.3 419.6 404.8 441.8
1272.0 1085.3 1120.1 932.2 925.0 966.7


Average climate in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atlantic Atlantic

Atlantic City-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Atlantic City city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jacob Lawrence - (1917-c.2000), painter, John P. O'Neill, Cory Bird - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Aug 10, 1978), Dave Thomas - (1932-2002), founder of Wendy's International, Pete Hunter - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: May 25, 1980), William Green - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Dec 17, 1979), Mark Porter - College basketball player (Wagner Seahawks), Stanley Branch - College basketball player (UTEP Miners), Tory Cavalieri - College basketball player (St. Francis (NY) Terriers), Troy Hamlett - College basketball player (Monmouth (N.J.) Hawks).


Main business address for: COLONY RIH HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), ATLANTIC COAST ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), GB HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), RESORTS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & CASINO INC (SERVICES-AMUSEMENT & RECREATION SERVICES), ATLANTIC COAST ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), TRUMP ATLANTIC CITY FUNDING III INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), TRUMP HOTELS & CASINO RESORTS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), GB HOLDINGS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS).


Hospital/medical center in Atlantic City:
  • ATLANTIC CITY MEDICAL CTR (1925 PACIFIC AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Atlantic City:
  • SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SOMERS POINT, NJ)
  • BETTY BACHARACH REHAB CENTER (about 12 miles; POMONA, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atlantic City:
  • ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; ID: ACY)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 45 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 47 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atlantic City:
  • ATLANTIC CITY MUNI/BADER FIELD (about 2 miles; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; ID: AIY)
  • STEEL PIER TAJ MAHAL (about 2 miles; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; ID: 92N)
  • OCEAN CITY MUNI (about 14 miles; OCEAN CITY, NJ; ID: 26N)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 90 $348,787 $46,504 1 $797
Housing and Community Development(Local) 154 $468,958 $36,542 0 $0


College/University in Atlantic City:
  • BOARDWALK AND MARINA CASINO DEALERS SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 1923 BACHARACH BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic City:
  • THE RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 12 miles; POMONA, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,526)
  • ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MAYS LANDING, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,086)
  • BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; PEMBERTON, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,751)
  • OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,651)
  • CAMDEN COUNTY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BLACKWOOD, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,662)
  • BETH MEDRASH GOVOHA (about 52 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • ROWAN UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; GLASSBORO, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,587)
Public high school in Atlantic City:
  • ATLANTIC CITY HIGH (Students: 2,600; Location: 1400 ALBANY AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Atlantic City:
  • UPTOWN SCH00L COMPLEX (Students: 835; Location: 323 MADISON AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DR M L KING JR SCH COMP (Students: 697; Location: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BO; Grades: KG - 08)
  • NEW JERSEY AVE (Students: 528; Location: 35 N NEW JERSEY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • BRIGHTON AVE (Students: 468; Location: BRIGHTON AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • INDIANA AVE (Students: 462; Location: 117 N INDIANA AVE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • TEXAS AVENUE (Students: 412; Location: TEXAS & ARCTIC AVENUES; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OHIO AVE (Students: 366; Location: 29 N. OHIO AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RICHMOND AVE (Students: 352; Location: RICHMOND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHELSEA HEIGHTS (Students: 341; Location: 4101 FILBERT AVE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • OCEANSIDE CS (Students: 316; Location: 1750 BACHARACH BLVD.; Grades: PK - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Atlantic City:
  • OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA (Students: 330; Location: 15 NORTH CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Atlantic City:
  • ATLANTIC CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,870,052; Location: 1 N. TENNESSEE AVENUE; 140,109 books; 6,417 audio materials; 4,171 video materials; 359 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Hackneys Pier (A).

Creeks: Mud Creek (A), Flat Creek (B), Clam Creek (C).

Park in Atlantic City: Absecon State Wildlife Management Area (1).


Atlantic City compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic City:
  • WKXW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMID (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSS (1490 AM; 0 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic City:
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAJM (88.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ATLANTIC CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W207AB (89.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W230AA (93.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic City:
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)

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