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Hammonton is a town in Atlantic County, in the Atlantic City metro area.
The community was named after John Hammond Coffin, glassworks owner.
The latitude of Hammonton is 39.636N. The longitude is -74.802W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,994.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hammonton 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 08037 ZIP code.
10% of Hammonton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hammonton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hammonton was $19,889, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Hammonton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hammonton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $602. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,366.
Libraries in Hammonton include West Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hammonton include Hammonton Gazette
Atlantic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hammonton political report.
The average commute time for Hammonton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hammonton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 15.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Hammonton include Ramada Inn.
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