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Overview

Introduction to Ventnor City, New Jersey

Ventnor City, New Jersey, in Atlantic county, is 31 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey and 55 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city is located in the Atlantic - Cape May metropolitan area.

Ventnor City History

In the January of 1889, this beautiful locality was named Ventnor after a place of the same name in England. At the time of its creation, Ventnor City was a part of the Egg Harbor Township, and had a population of 6,674. Over the years, these figures have gone up, and currently there are over 12,000 residents in this city.

Ventnor City and nearby Attractions

  • Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts/ Emlin Physick Estate
  • Brigantine Beach Historical Museum
  • Ocean Life Center
  • Cape May County Park
  • Atlantic City Cemetery
  • Leaming's Run Gardens

Things To Do In Ventnor City

There are various interesting sites near Ventnor City, including the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Brigantine Beach Historical Museum, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center Museum, the Noyes Museum of Art, and the Ocean Life Center. For a day out with family and friends, the Leaming's Run Gardens or the Cape May County Park are the ideal places.

Ventnor City Transportation

The Atlantic City International Airport is close by.

Ventnor City Higher Education

The nearby institutes offering higher educational opportunities are The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey and the Atlantic Cape Community College.

People

Total Population 10,593
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,655
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.8%
Median Earnings25+ $28,401
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,429
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,116

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,234
% Above Poverty Level 85.8%
% Below Poverty Level 14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 19.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $291,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ventnor City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Atlantic
Standard Zip Codes 08406
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.34
Longitude -74.477

Ventnor City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ATLANTIC CITY MARINA
Distance 3.8 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
Station ATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance 9 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
Station TUCKERTON
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ventnor City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ventnor (08406)

Ventnor Heights (08406)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlantic City 39,547 $30,881
Linwood 7,036 $105,588
Longport 999 $136,875
Margate City 6,304 $104,762
Northfield 8,597 $87,159
Pleasantville 20,518 $45,757

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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