Atlantic City is a town in New Jersey with a population of 39,075. Atlantic City is in Atlantic County. Living in Atlantic City offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Atlantic City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Atlantic City and residents tend to be liberal.
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Atlantic City Reviews
Growing up in Atlantic City, I can say that despite its faults, the small town has a lot of heart and a desire to improve on where it lacks. The casinos and local pub scene offer entertainment for tourists and during summer days the boardwalk is alive and thriving at almost all hours. The city is compact with everything you want usually a walk or bike ride away, and the presence of the boardwalk makes bike riding all the more possible. The addition of a Stockton University campus will help alleviate the issues that local businesses have during the off season, but the city has to deal with other problems as well such as not having much outside of casinos to attract visitors, a drug problem among some of its residents, a large homeless population, and violence in certain areas. As it continues to grow and its administration learns from its past mistakes, hopefully Atlantic City will be the tourist hub it once was.
I have lived in Atlantic City for ten years now and I love being in a city by the beach. I have been a waitress, a retail manager and a teacher in my time here and I loved all of my experiences. There are hundreds of restaurants and shopping is amazing between the casino retail spaces and the Tanger Outlets. The nightlife here offers diverse events such as shows, concerts, comedy shows, holiday parades, Miss America and so on, all throughout the year. Summer is my favorite time though, because I live right on the beach. Atlantic City is close to everything, we have an international airport within 20 minutes, Philadelphia is only an hour away and New York City is about 2 hours. The only thing I would like to see change in the city is an increase in job opportunity which will be taking place within the upcoming year with Stockton University opening a campus and Hard Rock Casino Hotel opening as well.
I've lived here in Atlantic City now for approximately 12 years and the best thing about it is during the summer months on the beach and at the casinos. The beach during the day and nightlife at the casinos and dance clubs are what's up!