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Demographics

People

Total Population3,529
Male Share of the Population53.6%
Female Share of the Population46.4%
Senior Citizens32.6%
Employed Population 16+1,802
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,148
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,722

Wealth

Median Family Income$99,250
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home11.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work44.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone40.9%
Median Gross Rent$837
Median House Value$557,200

Ancestry

Irish23.4%
German22.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
English11.7%
Italian10.5%
Polish6.6%
French Except Basque4%
Scottish3.8%
Dutch2.7%
Austrian1.4%
Lithuanian1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Danishn1.1%
Hungarian1%
Canadian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Brazilian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Greek0.3%
Czech0.2%
African0.1%
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Cape May Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cape May County
Standard Zip Codes8204
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.94
Approximate Longitude-74.9

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)

StationCAPE MAY 2 NW
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp27 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 60 F
Jul Temp67 to 84 F
Oct Temp49 to 66 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationBELLEPLAIN ST FOREST
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 66 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationDOVER
Distance36 miles
Jan Temp27 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cape May Point214$78,750
North Wildwood3,943$63,205
West Cape May955$77,083
West Wildwood500$56,875
Wildwood5,192$28,894
Wildwood Crest3,210$66,758

Cape May Public Schools

Carl T Mitnick School
905 Seashore Road
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-9470
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Sandman Consolidated School
838 Seashore Rd
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-9410
Middle
Total Enrollment 446
Maud Abrams School
714 Town Bank Rd
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-9420
Primary
Total Enrollment 446
Richard M. Teitelman Middle School
687 Rt 9
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-3475
Middle
Total Enrollment 524
Cape May City Elementary School
921 Lafayette St
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-8485
Primary
Total Enrollment 175
Lower Cape May Regional High School
687 Rt 9
ZIP: 8204
(609) 884-3475
High
Total Enrollment 905
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Historic Cape May

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Light house between 1900 and 1915

Light house between 1900 and 1915

Life saving station between 1900 and 1915

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