Longport, New Jersey

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Longport, New Jersey

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High Points

Longport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Longport Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Longport Well-Paid Single Men
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Longport Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Longport Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Longport Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Longport College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Longport People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Longport Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Longport, New Jersey

Comparing Longport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 5 1
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 7
Median Family Income 10 6
People Above Poverty 10 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 8
Affordability of Rents 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Longport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Atlantic
Standard Zip Codes 08403
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.314
Longitude -74.525

Longport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 58 F
Jul Temp 70 to 81 F
Oct Temp 53 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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Longport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,054 100%
Male 489 46.4%
Female 565 53.6%
Under 18 120 11.4%
18+ 934 88.6%
65+ 364 34.5%
Median Age 56.6
Average Family Size 2.53
White 1,039 98.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 12 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Longport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,090
Growth 36
Growth % 3.4%

Longport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 35.3%
Irish 22.2%
German 10.3%
English 6.8%
Russian 5.5%
US/American 4.4%
Polish 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
European 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Eastern European 1%
Greek 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Hungarian 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Longport 1,054 $68,194
Linwood 7,172 $71,415
Margate City 8,193 $63,917
Northfield 7,725 $62,896
Ocean City 15,378 $61,731
Somers Point 11,614 $51,868
Ventnor City 12,910 $52,701
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