Egg Harbor Township is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 43,081 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Egg Harbor Township is the 35th largest community in New Jersey.
Egg Harbor Township is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Egg Harbor Township is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Egg Harbor Township who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), sales jobs (11.23%), and personal care services (8.55%).
Egg Harbor Township is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Egg Harbor Township citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.67% of adults in Egg Harbor Township have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Egg Harbor Township in 2010 was $29,962, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,848 for a family of four. However, Egg Harbor Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Egg Harbor Township is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Egg Harbor Township home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Egg Harbor Township residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Egg Harbor Township also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.25% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor Township include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
In addition, Egg Harbor Township has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.84%).
The most common language spoken in Egg Harbor Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.