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Ventnor City, NJ
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Ventnor City profile


Living in Ventnor City



Ventnor City is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,246 people and four associated neighborhoods, Ventnor City is the 212th largest community in New Jersey.

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

A relatively large number of people in Ventnor City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.19% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Another notable thing is that Ventnor City is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.

Ventnor City 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.

Even though Ventnor City is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of Ventnor City citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.44% of adults in Ventnor City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ventnor City in 2018 was $48,344, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,376 for a family of four. However, Ventnor City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ventnor City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ventnor City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ventnor City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ventnor City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ventnor City include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

Ventnor City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.02%.

The most common language spoken in Ventnor City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.