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Egg Harbor Township, NJ
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Egg Harbor Township profile

Living in Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township is a medium-sized coastal township (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 47,946 people and nine associated neighborhoods, Egg Harbor Township is the 33rd largest community in New Jersey.

Also of interest is that Egg Harbor Township has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.86% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One of the nice things about Egg Harbor Township is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The population of Egg Harbor Township is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.22% of adults in Egg Harbor Township have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Egg Harbor Township in 2018 was $39,983, 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 $159,932 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 township. 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 16.41% of the township’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor Township include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

Egg Harbor Township also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.98%.

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