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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.

People

Total Population 43,860
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 21,004
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.6%
Median Earnings25+ $38,341
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,841
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,783

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,546
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,073
Median House Value $226,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 8.3%
Irish 18.3%

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

Egg Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Atlantic
Standard Zip Codes 08215
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.52
Longitude -74.62

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)

Station ATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance 5.6 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 ATLANTIC CITY MARINA
Distance 13.7 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 TUCKERTON
Distance 15.4 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, Egg Harbor, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Devonshire (08215)

Germania (08215)

Green Bank (08215)

Lower Bank (08215)

South Egg Harbor (08215)

Weekstown (08215)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Absecon 8,394 $70,951
Galloway 37,431 $70,444
Mays Landing 1,932 $88,000
Port Republic 996 $88,750
Weymouth 2,755 $62,315

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

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Egg Harbor High Schools

EGG HARBOR TWP H S
24 HIGH SCHOOL DRIVE
609-653-0100
Serves 1,798 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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