Getting to Know Absecon, NJ

The slip and fall attorneys in Absecon, NJ, at Garden State Justice Group, present the following article on the area's highlights.


Absecon is a town located within Atlantic County, New Jersey. The coastal city takes up 4620.8 acres, of which 1120 acres is water. The Absecon Creek runs through the town center from the Atlantic CLity Reservoir to Absecon Bay. The main roadways include South New Road, White Horse Pike, and Atlantic 651. The town is only 6.3 miles from the Atlantic City International Airport, taking Atlantic 651.


The town's name was derived from the Native American Absegami Tribe. They called it Absogami, meaning little stream, and over the years, the name would become more anglicized into Absecon. The city was incorporated into a town in 1872 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature.


This predominantly white-collar neighborhood had a household income averaging $64,370, and for families, it was $77,784 as of 2010. More than 28.05% of the adult residents have a bachelor's college degree or higher. The occupational makeup of the employed adults in the town are the following:

  • 12.86% sales jobs
  • 12.65% foodservice positions
  • 10.38% office, technical, and administrative support roles

Parks and Recreation

The area offers residents lots of coastal activities, and inland there are several parks; some of these areas include the following:

  • Heritage Park - located on Blenheim Avenue - includes a 9/11 Memorial
  • Green Acres Park - located on Atlantic 634 - includes playgrounds and swings
  • Time Out Fishing Charters - located on Hobart Avenue - offers pickup throughout the area
  • Absecon Bay Sportsman Center - located on Natalie Terrace - offers all boating needs, including a marina


The city of Absecon had a population of 8,411 in 2010. This was an increase of 10.1% from 2000. The racial breakdown of the area was the following:

  • 76.45% white
  • 9.89% African American
  • 7.50% Hispanic or Latino
  • 7.93% Asian
  • 0.38% Native American
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 2.94% other races
  • 2.41% two or more races

The most commonly spoke language in the are is English, but some speak Spanish or the languages of Inda. Important ancestries of the include the following:

  • German
  • Italian
  • Irish
  • English
  • Polish

For more educational fun: All About Atlantic City, NJ

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