Egg Harbor City, NJ


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Egg Harbor City is a very small city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,239 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Egg Harbor City is the 350th largest community in New Jersey. Egg Harbor City has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Unlike some cities, Egg Harbor City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Egg Harbor City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Egg Harbor City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Egg Harbor City who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), maintenance occupations (11.57%), and sales jobs (10.41%).

Of important note, Egg Harbor City is also a city of artists. Egg Harbor City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Egg Harbor City’s character.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Egg Harbor City is worth considering.

The percentage of adults in Egg Harbor City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.30% of adults in Egg Harbor City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Egg Harbor City in 2010 was $19,332, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,328 for a family of four. However, Egg Harbor City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Egg Harbor City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Egg Harbor City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Egg Harbor City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Egg Harbor City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor City include Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Egg Harbor City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.

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