According to a new national study, this South Jersey town has one of the best economies in the state and in the entire country. The study was released by the website Cities on the Rise in New Jersey. Hammonton came in at number four for the best economy in the state. The Atlantic County town also scored as one of the best economies in the entire nation.

According to Hammonton's mayor, the diverse mix of business, both small and large helped the economy. Job creation also leads the way in Hammonton.