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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Egg Harbor City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (20.06%), sales jobs (10.42%), and maintenance occupations (10.03%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Egg Harbor City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Egg Harbor City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Egg Harbor City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Egg Harbor City may be for you.

In Egg Harbor City, just 11.98% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Egg Harbor City in 2010 was $20,905, 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 $83,620 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 30.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor City include Irish, Italian, 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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