|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Surf City is 1,275. Surf City, New Jersey is the 9,301st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Surf City was in 2000, when its population was 1,445. In 2000, Surf City was the 8,629th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,301st largest city in the US. Surf City is currently 11.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Surf City has shrunk 11.7% since the year 2000. Surf City, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9298||New London, Minnesota||1,277||19.1%|
|9301||Surf City, New Jersey||1,275||-11.7%|
|9302||Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina||1,274||-9.7%|
|9305||Holly Hill, South Carolina||1,273||-8.7%|
The total voting age population of Surf City, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,184. The voting age population is 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 49.7% of the residents of Surf City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Surf City are 99.1% White, 0.6% Asian and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Surf City, 5.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.7%. On a per-household basis, 4.2% of families are below the poverty line in Surf City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.3% of Surf City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.7% of Surf City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.9% have a bachelor's degree and 18.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Surf City residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Surf City is 2.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Surf City, 23.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Surf City is $90,313.
In Surf City, 85.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.2% of housing units in Surf City.
Of all the housing units in Surf City, 6.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Surf City, 16.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 420 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Surf City is $1,358.
In Surf City, 86.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.