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Overview

Introduction to Egg Harbor, New Jersey

Egg Harbor, New Jersey, in Atlantic county, is 21 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey and 41 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is located in the Atlantic - Cape May metropolitan area.

Egg Harbor History

Originally, the Egg Harbor was a part of Gloucester County and was known as New Weymouth. During 1710, the Great Egg Harbor included all of present day Atlantic County. It was incorporated as Egg-Harbour Township on February 21, 1798. In 1837, this area was separated from Gloucester County.

Egg Harbor and nearby Attractions

  • Storybook Land
  • Egg Harbor Township Childrens Museum
  • Discovery Sea Shell Museum
  • Ocean Life Center
  • Cape May County Park
  • Leaming's Run Gardens

Things To Do In Egg Harbor

The township of Egg Harbor offers an amusement park and other recreational facilities to all its residents and visitors. It also includes a number of restaurants and a shopping mall. You can also enjoy a perfect day out with your kids at the Egg Harbor Township Children's Museum.

Egg Harbor Transportation

The nearest international airport is Atlantic City International.

Egg Harbor Higher Education

Atlantic Cape Community College is nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population43,747
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+20,886
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.6%
Median Earnings25+$37,452
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,965
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,560

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,548
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone19.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,038
Median House Value$222,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38%
Irish18.4%
Italian17.7%
English8.6%
Polish6.2%
French Except Basque1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Greek1.3%
West Indian1.2%
Russian1.1%
Arab1%
Egyptian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Haitian0.6%
German0.6%
Belgian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
US/American0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
African0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
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Egg Harbor Almanac

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Egg Harbor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationATLANTIC CITY MARINA
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 58 F
Jul Temp70 to 81 F
Oct Temp53 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationTUCKERTON
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Absecon8,438$71,821
Galloway37,158$71,491
Mays Landing2,123$95,139
Port Republic1,004$99,583
Weymouth2,752$64,659

Egg Harbor Public Schools

Washington Twp. - Green Bank School
2434 Route 563
ZIP: 8215
(609) 965-3520
Primary
Total Enrollment 41
Pomona Preschool
400 S Genoa Avenue
ZIP: 8215
(609) 748-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 87
Southern Rgc
800a Buffalo Ave
ZIP: 8215
(609) 965-5200
High
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