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Population in 2012: 3,570 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 

Males: 1,776  (49.8%)
Females: 1,794  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08204.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,855 (it was $33,462 in 2000)
Cape May:

$40,855
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,275

Cape May city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $573,563 (it was $227,700 in 2000)
Cape May:

$573,563
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $633,608; Detached houses: $701,064; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,354; In 2-unit structures: $671,873; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $800,831; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,018,009

Median gross rent in 2012: $835.

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Cape May races chart
  • White alone - 3,121 (86.4%)
  • Black alone - 263 (7.3%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.2%)

Races in Cape May detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cape May: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.4%), German (13.8%), Italian (13.1%), English (8.4%), Polish (7.0%), Greek (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,437 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cape May:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cape May city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

80 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.2%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cape May, New Jersey as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cape May to the number of sex offenders is 3,570 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,524 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,301 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (38.0 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (74.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Cape May borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Cape May Point borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Diamond Beach, NJ (1.9 miles ), North Cape May, NJ (1.9 miles ), Wildwood Crest borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Erma, NJ (2.2 miles ), Rio Grande, NJ (2.4 miles ), Villas, NJ (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $244,600
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $308,500
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $375,700
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $266,100
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $413,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $508,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $501,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $388,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,087,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $546,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $559,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $363,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 74.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,408 (+94.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,061 (73.7%)

Cape May household income distribution Cape May home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cape May by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 24.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 020100000010
per 100,000 0.048.60.025.30.00.00.00.00.00.027.60.0
Robberies 102202200002
per 100,000 24.60.050.450.60.053.152.70.00.00.00.055.5
Assaults 469645221221
per 100,000 98.3145.7226.8151.9103.5132.952.754.427.454.255.327.7
Burglaries 342726312120291314292821
per 100,000 835.8655.7655.1784.8543.5531.5764.8353.5383.6785.7773.7582.5
Thefts 155192197178187259172212193156168161
per 100,000 3810.24662.54963.54506.34839.56882.84535.95765.65287.74226.54642.24466.0
Auto thefts 230024100032
per 100,000 49.272.90.00.051.8106.326.40.00.00.082.955.5
Arson 000113000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.025.325.979.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 233.8245.9244.8241.8206.0292.0211.6213.8195.8188.7224.6197.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cape May detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.38
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Cape May, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -714 (-15.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Cape May, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Cape May-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Cape May city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cape May-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape May County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cape May topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Volcker - Economist, Anthony Maher (soccer) - Soccer player, Chris Jay - Guitarist, Matthew Maher - Soccer player, Bubba Green - Football player, John B. Walthour - Episcopal bishop of Atlanta, T. Millet Hand - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cape May:

  • NORTH CAPE CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 TOWNBANK ROAD)
  • VICTORIA MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3807 BAYSHORE RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cape May:

  • EASTERN SHORE NURSING/REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • RCG CAPE MAY DC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • OCEANA REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Cape May, NJ

Local government website: www.capemaycity.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cape May:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 32 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Cumberland County College (about 36 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Delaware State University (about 38 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 39 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 42 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)
  • Rowan University (about 55 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Salisbury University (about 56 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)

Public high school in Cape May:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cape May:

Private elementary/middle school in Cape May:

  • OUR LADY STAR OF SEA SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 520 LAFAYETTE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Cape May, map of school districts: CAPE MAY CITY, LOWER TOWNSHIP, LOWER CAPE MAY REGIONAL


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Notable locations in Cape May: Coast Guard Fire Department (A), Cape May Fire Department Fire Chief (B), Cape May Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cape Island Creek (A), Schellenger Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cape May: Sea View Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Mid Atlantic Center For The Arts (Museums; 1048 Washington), Cape May Point Lighthouse (Museums; Lighthouse Av), Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village (Museums; 735 Seashore Road), Cape May Bird Observatory (Nature Centers; 600 South Route 47), Family Fun Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; Beach Avenue & Howar), Cooperage (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1845 USHighway 9 North), Leamings Run Gardens and Colonial Farm (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1845 USHighway 9 North), Abbey (34 Gurney Street at Columbia Avenue), Cape May Arcade (Arcades & Amusements; 406 Beach Av).

Hotels: Columbia House Guest House (26 Ocean Street), Capt Mey's Inn (202 Ocean St), Mainstay Inn (635 Columbia Avenue), LA Mer Motor Inn (Beach Avenue & Pittsbu), Chalfonte Bed And Breakfast (Ip) (301 Howard St), Heritage Motor Inn (721 Beach Drive), Fairthorne (111 Ocean), Madison Motel (601 Madison Avenue), Antoinette's (717 Washington Street).

Court: Cape May City - Municipal Court (643 Washington).

 
Cape May County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape May and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE MAY WATER & SEWER U (Population served: 35000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CAPE MAY MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 119, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
WHALERS COVE RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.5% for other race residents, 97.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cape May, NJ

People in group quarters in Cape May in 2010:

  • 678 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 76 people in military ships
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
320 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
33 people in military ships in 2000

Cape May compared to New Jersey state average:

Cape May, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cape May (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cape May Branch at 930 Washington Street, branch established on 1981/06/27; North Cape May Branch at 3801 Bayshore Road, branch established on 1977/03/28. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Sturdy Savings Bank: Cape May Branch at 701 Washington Street, branch established on 1994/01/10. Info updated 2009/04/06: Bank assets: $542.0 mil, Deposits: $452.2 mil, headquarters in Stone Harbor, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Sun National Bank: Cape May Branch at 941 Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,180.3 mil, Deposits: $2,715.6 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Sun Bancorp, Inc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cape May Branch at 315 Ocean Street, branch established on 1977/07/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Cape Bank: Cape May Branch at 217 Jackson St, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/23: Bank assets: $1,071.9 mil, Deposits: $778.0 mil, headquarters in Cape May Court House, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape May, New Jersey:

  • The Queen Victoria, 102 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-8702, Fax: (609) 884-8702
  • Sandpiper Beach Inn, BCH & Grant St, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-4256
  • Grand Hotel's Palace, Oceanfront At Philadelphia, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (800) 257-8550
  • Carroll Villa Hotel, 19 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-9619, Fax: (609) 884-0264
  • The Mainstay Inn, 635 Columbia Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-8690, Fax: (609) 889-8033
  • Manor House, 612 Hughes Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-4710
  • Hotel Alcott, 107 Grant St, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-5868
  • Southern Mansion, 720 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204 , Phone: (609) 884-7171, Fax: (609) 898-0492
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape May, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cape May travel time to work - commute


Cape May mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Cape May city (based on Cape May County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.46%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchJewish
Adherents68.0%10.8%4.5%3.3%3.2%
Congregations17.6%29.4%7.1%7.1%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.4%1.4%3.0%
Congregations5.9%4.7%5.9%2.4%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
This county:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Cape May County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 238
Cape May County:

24.71 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cape May County:

14.6%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$34,189$58,6101$440
Other Government Administration 11$46,279$50,4869$6,722
Judicial and Legal 4$14,395$43,1852$1,387
Police Protection - Officers 23$153,096$79,8766$2,639
Police - Other 6$19,182$38,3640$0
Firefighters 11$72,108$78,6635$4,288
Streets and Highways 3$7,738$30,9520$0
Health 2$8,338$50,0281$790
Solid Waste Management 12$45,004$45,0042$731
Parks and Recreation 4$20,716$62,14837$11,001
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$11,114$26,6740$0
Water Supply 10$43,560$52,2720$0
Other and Unallocable 12$40,563$40,5631$400
Totals for Government 110$516,282$56,32264$28,398

Cape May government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,669,000 ($467.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,259,000 ($352.66)
    Sewerage: $1,056,000 ($295.80)
    Regular Highways: $290,000 ($81.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($37.82)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,211,000 ($619.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,109,000 ($590.76)
    Sewerage: $1,768,000 ($495.24)
    Police Protection: $1,578,000 ($442.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,263,000 ($353.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $925,000 ($259.10)
    General Public Buildings: $682,000 ($191.04)
    Regular Highways: $615,000 ($172.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $348,000 ($97.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $337,000 ($94.40)
    Central Staff Services: $307,000 ($85.99)
    Financial Administration: $291,000 ($81.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $257,000 ($71.99)
    Parking Facilities: $108,000 ($30.25)
    Health - Other: $16,000 ($4.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $417,000 ($116.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $486,000 ($136.13)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($9.24)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($7.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000 ($54.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($10.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,026,000 ($1687.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $233,000 ($65.27)

Cape May government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,215,000 ($620.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,494,000 ($418.49)
    Parking Facilities: $960,000 ($268.91)
    All Other: $333,000 ($93.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $518,000 ($145.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000 ($8.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $587,000 ($164.43)
    Interest Earnings: $261,000 ($73.11)
    General Revenue, NEC: $250,000 ($70.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $181,000 ($50.70)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($3.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,643,000 ($740.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $475,000 ($133.05)
    Highways: $220,000 ($61.62)
    All Other: $217,000 ($60.78)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $5,892,000 ($1650.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $971,000 ($271.99)
    Other License: $711,000 ($199.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $54,000 ($15.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($9.24)

Cape May government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,602,000 ($5770.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,146,000 ($5363.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,781,000 ($498.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000 ($91.04)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,701,000 ($1596.92)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,125,000 ($875.35)

Cape May government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,182,000 ($1171.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,629,000 ($1856.86)

5.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.85% ($46,122 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.55% ($57,876)
from Camden County, NJ  0.42% ($68,377)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Atlantic County, NJ  1.52% ($54,812 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.44% ($49,600)
to Camden County, NJ  0.32% ($47,339)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cape May:

  • WCMC (1230 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cape May:

  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WBNJ (93.1 FM; WILDWOOD CREST, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWZK (94.3 FM; AVALON, NJ; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • W222AL (92.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cape May:

  • W05AX (Channel 5; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WILDWOOD FIVE TELEVISION)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cape May, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Cape May fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2009 04:33 PM, 444, Lat: 39.06760833, Lon: -74.82906389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 3, 2008 07:28 PM, 622, New York Avenue, Lat: 38.936672, Lon: -74.902131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 2005 10:44 PM, 444, Roosevelt Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 22, 2000 01:30 AM, Sr-47, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 14, 1997 02:35 PM, Cr606, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1980 01:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $3,938,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,845
Total average daily truck traffic: 624
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 25,015



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$311,00066$373,606200$334,3957$230,8570$0199$346,141
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$500,50015$382,4671$400,0000$016$399,813
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$386,00055$452,2183$237,3331$1,550,00047$459,426
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$267,71430$305,1332$77,5000$029$310,069
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$440,7780$00$07$336,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0220.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$314,5000$02$314,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$376,0000$01$376,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,0001$311,0002$223,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0220.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Businesses in Cape May, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1GNC1
Ben & Jerry's1Haagen-Dazs1
Burger King1T.J.Maxx1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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