U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Absecon, NJ

Atlantic County, New Jersey

Latitude: 39.430416     Longitude: -74.503911
Population 7,989 (2005)
Elevation of Absecon, New Jersey: 25 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3400100, place: Absecon city, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 6,172 (100%)
In labor force: 4,023 (65.18%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,009 (64.95%)
----Employed: 3,749 (60.74%)
----Unemployed: 260 (4.21%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.5%
--Armed Forces: 14 (0.23%)
Not in labor force: 2,149 (34.82%)
Females 16 years and over: 3,311 (53.65%)
In labor force: 1,991 (32.26%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,991 (32.26%)
----Employed: 1,859 (30.12%)
Own children under 6 years: 520 (8.43%)
All parents in family in labor force: 302 (4.89%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 3,671 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 2,995 (81.59%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 245 (6.67%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 229 (6.24%)
Walked: 55 (1.5%)
Other means: 27 (0.74%)
Worked at home: 120 (3.27%)
Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 3,749 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,042 (27.79%)
Service occupations: 1,097 (29.26%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,087 (28.99%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 4 (0.11%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 280 (7.47%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 239 (6.38%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 10 (0.27%)
Construction: 230 (6.13%)
Manufacturing: 39 (1.04%)
Wholesale trade.: 81 (2.16%)
Retail trade: 483 (12.88%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 219 (5.84%)
Information: 57 (1.52%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 273 (7.28%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 188 (5.01%)
Educational, health and social services: 713 (19.02%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,113 (29.69%)
Other services (except public administration): 91 (2.43%)
Public administration: 252 (6.72%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 2,893 (77.17%)
Government workers: 655 (17.47%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 197 (5.25%)
Unpaid family workers: 4 (0.11%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,774 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 66 (2.38%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 13 (0.47%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 317 (11.43%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 258 (9.3%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 593 (21.38%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 676 (24.37%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 409 (14.74%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 325 (11.72%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 46 (1.66%)
$200,000 or more: 71 (2.56%)
Median household income: $55,745

With earnings: 2,351 (84.75%)
--Mean earnings: $63,316
With Social Security income: 836 (30.14%)
--Mean Social Security income: $12,496
With Supplemental Security Income: 29 (1.05%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,431
With public assistance income: 30 (1.08%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,973
With retirement income: 533 (19.21%)
--Mean retirement income: $16,901

Families: 2,081 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 14 (0.67%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 14 (0.67%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 126 (6.05%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 175 (8.41%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 482 (23.16%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 497 (23.88%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 376 (18.07%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 289 (13.89%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 46 (2.21%)
$200,000 or more: 62 (2.98%)
Median family income: $61,563

Per capita income: $23,615

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $47,984
Female full-time, year-round workers: $31,663

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 67 (3.22%)
--With related children under 18 years: 53 (2.55%)
----With related children under 5 years: 39 (1.87%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 11 (0.53%)
--With related children under 18 years: 11 (0.53%)
----With related children under 5 years: 4 (0.19%)
Individuals: 364 (17.49%)
--18 years and over: 253 (12.16%)
----65 years and over: 46 (2.21%)
--Related children under 18 years: 101 (4.85%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 61 (2.93%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 115 (5.53%)

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