Atlantic City demographics profile

StatisticAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,653191
Median age35.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%45%43%
Speak English54%69%79%
Speak Spanish25%16%13%
Atlantic City, NJ has a population of 39,306 and is the 1,054th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,653 per sq mi which is 365225% higher than the New Jersey average and 3932% higher than the national average. The median age in Atlantic City is 36 which is approximately 10% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Atlantic City, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 54% speak English and 25% speak Spanish. 47% of Atlantic City residents were born in New Jersey, 17% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 32% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Atlantic City is 365225% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Atlantic City is 10% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Atlantic City 34.90% of the population is White.
  • In Atlantic City 38.35% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Atlantic City 16.75% of the population is Asian.

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Atlantic City population breakdown by race

RaceAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Black or African American38.35%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.40%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.97%2.53%3.06%
Other race5.63%6.35%4.75%
In Atlantic City, 27.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Atlantic City, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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