Egg Harbor City is a very small city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,104 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.
Egg Harbor City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Egg Harbor City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Egg Harbor City who work in office and administrative support (14.95%), sales jobs (10.20%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.57%).
One downside of living in Egg Harbor City, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.27 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Egg Harbor City, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Egg Harbor City is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Egg Harbor City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.18% 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 $20,638, 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 $82,552 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 24.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor City include Irish, German, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Egg Harbor City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.