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Somers Point is a city in Atlantic County, in the Atlantic City metro area.
The community was named for John Somers, landowner
The latitude of Somers Point is 39.317N. The longitude is -74.595W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,618.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Somers Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Atlantic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlantic City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08244 ZIP code.
14% of Somers Point residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Somers Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Somers Point was $22,229, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Somers Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Somers Point include Bay Front Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Somers Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $604. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,204.
Libraries in Somers Point include Somers Point Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Somers Point include Northfield-Linwood-Somers Point Current
Atlantic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Somers Point political report.
Somers Point restaurants taking online reservations include Mac's Seafood Steaks, Tucker's Steak & Seafood House ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Somers Point workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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