Egg Harbor Township is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 41,492 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Egg Harbor Township is the 35th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Egg Harbor Township is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Egg Harbor Township is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Egg Harbor Township who work in sales jobs (11.10%), food service (10.79%), and office and administrative support (9.83%).
Also of interest is that Egg Harbor Township has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Egg Harbor Township is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Egg Harbor Township’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Egg Harbor Township is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Egg Harbor Township citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.16% of adults in Egg Harbor Township have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Egg Harbor Township in 2018 was $33,975, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,900 for a family of four. However, Egg Harbor Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Egg Harbor Township is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Egg Harbor Township home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Egg Harbor Township residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Egg Harbor Township also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Egg Harbor Township include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
Egg Harbor Township also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.96%.
The most common language spoken in Egg Harbor Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.