Towns up and down the Jersey Shore depend on the revenue from selling beach tags and beach badges during the summer to cover costs associated with the beach, including paying for lifeguards and beach clean up costs.

The folks at NJ.com put together a list of just how much money beach towns made from the sale of the tags and badges from the summer of 2017. Here's how the beach towns in South Jersey made out.

  • Cape May Point - $189,024
  • Longport - $214,292
  • Ventnor - $273,107
  • Margate - $325,345
  • Brigantine - $602,863
  • Stone Harbor - $781,469
  • Sea Isle City - $1,407,785
  • City of Cape May City - $2,409,700
  • Ocean City - $4,020,943

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