Nationwide Claims to Fame

Atlantic City is 6th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Atlantic City is 1st in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Atlantic City is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Atlantic City is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Atlantic City is 13th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

Atlantic City is 16th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales

Atlantic City is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Atlantic City is 17th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Atlantic City is 19th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Atlantic City is 20th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 39,504 22nd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 10.8 16th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,680.8 134th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 20th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.6% 84th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.7% 158th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 70.9% 245th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.6% 228th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 26.7% 250th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 38.3% 12th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 30th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 15.6% 39th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 195th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.8% 13th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 30.4% 37th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 16.0% 245th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.0% 179th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 28.1% 68th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 20,013 17th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 67.7% 29th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 16,300 19th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 33.7% 242nd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $223,900 222nd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.4 216th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $19,840 241st $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $28,526 253rd $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 29.3% 5th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Atlantic City Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,141 36th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $554,035 16th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,992 67th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $5,602,533 1st $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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