Absecon, New Jersey

related topics
{school, student, university}
{city, population, household}
{household, population, female}
{household, population, family}
{line, north, south}
{town, population, incorporate}

Absecon is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 7,638.

What is now the City of Absecon was originally incorporated as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 29, 1872, from portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township. The City of Absecon was incorporated on March 24, 1902, replacing Absecon town.[8]

Contents

Geography

Absecon is located at 39°25′49″N 74°30′14″W / 39.43028°N 74.50389°W / 39.43028; -74.50389 (39.430416, -74.503911)[9].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.9 square miles (17.9 km²), of which, 5.7 square miles (14.8 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it (17.46%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 7,638 people, 2,773 households, and 2,085 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,336.0 people per square mile (515.6/km²). There were 2,902 housing units at an average density of 507.6/sq mi (195.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.31% White, 6.01% African American, 0.17% Native American, 7.46% Asian, 1.51% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Bethany, Oklahoma
Noble, Oklahoma
Delavan, Illinois
Northfield, New Jersey
Flushing, Michigan
Ventnor City, New Jersey
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Laingsburg, Michigan
South Amboy, New Jersey
Beebe, Arkansas
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Brigantine, New Jersey
Mountain Grove, Missouri
Earlington, Kentucky
Berkley, Michigan
Somers Point, New Jersey
Pantego, Texas
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Palos Heights, Illinois
Estell Manor, New Jersey
Norphlet, Arkansas
Madelia, Minnesota
Haltom City, Texas
Tulelake, California
Royalton, Minnesota
Falls City, Nebraska
Lowell, North Carolina
Pittston, Pennsylvania
Rockland, Massachusetts
Bartlesville, Oklahoma