Atlantic County is located in southeast New Jersey. The County Seat is Mays Landing and the largest city is Egg Harbor Township. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.aclink.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 275,209 and the 2010 census population was 274,549. The land area is 555.70 square miles and there are 494.1 persons per square mile.
71.4% of the population is White, 17.3% is Black or African American, 18.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 8.1% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 84.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $237,400, there are 101,091 households, an average of 2.64 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,391, the median household income is $54,235, and 14.4% of the persons in Atlantic County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 21,027. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,429,395, and sales per capita were $16,409. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.8%.
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