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People

Total Population 966
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 27.3%
Employed Population 16+ 444
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 86.5%
% Below Poverty Level 13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 28%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,091
Median House Value $468,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.4%
US/American 0.7%
English 16.1%
Irish 21.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Cape May Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Cape May
Standard Zip Codes 08204
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.938
Longitude -74.942

West Cape May Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAPE MAY 2 NW
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 84 F
Oct Temp 49 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station BELLEPLAIN ST FOREST
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station DOVER
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Cape May, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cold Spring (08204)

Fishing Creek (08204)

Town Bank (08204)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cape May 3,553 $96,818
Cape May Point 240 $73,929
North Wildwood 3,957 $54,023
West Wildwood 448 $56,667
Wildwood 5,234 $27,152
Wildwood Crest 3,227 $67,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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