Atlantic County

274,549

Total Population

Source: US Census, 2010

124,251

Labor Force

Source: Chmura, 2016

Atlantic County Map NJ

About Atlantic County

Atlantic County leads the tourism industry in New Jersey, employing nearly 50,000 workers and generating $6.7 billion dollars in annual revenue in 2016. The region’s aviation infrastructure is among the most advanced in the nation. The Atlantic City International Airport provides convenient global access to the area, and the Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center is at the forefront of airspace and defense research and innovation. From commercial farms and fisheries to food and beverage distributors, the county’s agricultural assets make it ideally suited for food businesses to grow. Atlantic County is also home to Stockton University, pristine beaches, a robust public park system, world-class golf courses, winery & brewery trails, a National Blue Ribbon high school, and Atlantic City—the Entertainment Capital of the Jersey Shore.

Key Industries

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Aviation

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Tourism

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Food & Agriculture

Largest Municipalities




Source: US Census Bureau 2010

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Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

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Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

Education Attainment



Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2015

Institutes of Higher Education



Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

7.4%

Use of
Public Transit

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015

1

Commuter
Rail Lines

Source: NJ Transit

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