Zip Code 08401 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAtlantic City
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Atlantic
Area Code609
Current Population:39554
Racial Majority:African American 37.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 38.7%
Unemployment Rate:15.8%
Median Household Income$31743
Average Adjusted Gross Income$31920
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 0 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.38925171, -74.46114349

Zip Code 08401 Description

Zip Code 08401 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08401 is primarily located in Atlantic County. The official US Postal Service name for 08401 is ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08401 are contained within or border the city limits of Atlantic City, NJ, Ventnor City, NJ, Absecon, NJ, and Pleasantville, NJ. The area code for zip code 08401 is 609. 08401 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08401 is 15.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08401 decreased to 39554 from 40517 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08401 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 08401 public schools is Hispanic. 89.2% of students in 08401 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7509 19% 6335 +19%
 Black Or African American 14741 37.3% 14100 +5%
 Hispanic 9911 25.08% 12044 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 131 0.33% 101 +30%
 Asian 6297 15.93% 6132 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.05% 8 +163%
 Other Race 64 0.47% 64 +191%
 Two Or More Races 770 1.83% 770 -6%

Zip Code 08401 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7%
 Black Or African American 38.2%
 Hispanic 38.7%
 Asian 14.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 08401 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3955440517
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households15502
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
90.9%
Median Household Income$31743
Income Under $50K Per Year69.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.00%
08401 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 2Jeff Van DrewDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Jersey Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$277113
Average Real Estate Sale Price$129878
Current Unemployment Level 15.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level26.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 84c - Barrier Islands - Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 08401 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27293644546369686250413248
Avg Max Temp (°F)41435059687682817565554662
Avg Precip (In.)3.823.024.243.663.552.913.894.533.393.143.413.4242.97
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
CBSA Type08401
CBSA Population276846
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours