Ventnor City, New Jersey

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Ventnor City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey on the Atlantic Ocean. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 12,910.

Ventnor City was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1903, from portions of Egg Harbor Township.[1]

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Geography

Ventnor City is located at 39°20′32″N 74°28′55″W / 39.342299°N 74.481922°W / 39.342299; -74.481922 (39.342299, -74.481922).[8]

Ventnor City is located on 8.1-mile long Absecon Island, along with Atlantic City to the northeast, and Margate City and Longport on the southeast.[9] "Construct an approximate $63 million beach and dune system along the 8.1 mile oceanfront of Absecon Island that includes, the cities of Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.2 km2), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.5 km2) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it (39.44%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 12,910 people, 5,480 households, and 3,255 families residing in the city. The population density was 6,023.2 people per square mile (2,329.2/km2). There were 8,009 housing units at an average density of 1, 445.0/km2 (3,736.6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the city was 77.10% White, 2.94% African American, 0.19% Native American, 7.45% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 9.37% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.14% of the population.

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