Atlantic City Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Atlantic City Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
37,743

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.4%
5 - 17:
17.1%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
13.7%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
12.5%
Over 65 Years:
15.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.7%
5.7%
High School Graduates
73.7%
73.7%
College Graduated
16.2%
16.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Atlantic City
$20,380
$20,380
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Atlantic City
$29,232
$29,232
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
37.1%

Employment Industries in Atlantic City

 
Accommodation
29.0%
29.0%
Arts
12.6%
12.6%
Retail
11.7%
11.7%
Healthcare
11.2%
11.2%
Construction
4.8%
4.8%
Education
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
4.3%
4.3%
Manufacturing
3.6%
3.6%
Public Service
3.5%
3.5%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Other
3.2%
3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.7%
2.7%
Real estate
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
33.7%
33.7%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
31.1%
31.1%
Asian
16.5%
16.5%
White
15.6%
15.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.9%
2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
4.4%
4.4%
Irish
4.2%
4.2%
German
2.7%
2.7%
Polish
1.5%
1.5%
English
1.4%
1.4%
Jamaican
1.2%
1.2%
Haitian
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Guyanese
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.3%
0.3%
European
0.3%
0.3%
Ghanian
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Moroccan
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Armenian
0.2%
0.2%
Ukrainian
0.2%
0.2%
Bulgarian
0.1%
0.1%
Jordanian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
51.8%
51.8%
Spanish
28.9%
28.9%
Chinese
2.7%
2.7%
Vietnamese
2.4%
2.4%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Langs. of India
1.3%
1.3%
French Creole
1.1%
1.1%
Tagalog
1.0%
1.0%
Urdu
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Italian
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Armenian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Atlantic City Residents:
31.6%