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People

Total Population 855
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 31%
Employed Population 16+ 372
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $27,440
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,614

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,833
% Above Poverty Level 84.8%
% Below Poverty Level 15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 23.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $997
Median House Value $443,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
US/American 0.5%
English 20%
Irish 15.6%

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 3,576 $80,395
Cape May Point 200 $73,214
North Wildwood 3,995 $57,554
West Wildwood 522 $57,500
Wildwood 5,255 $26,632
Wildwood Crest 3,225 $76,023
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