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Cape May County

Population in 2010: 136. Population change since 2000: -37.6%
Males: 66  (48.5%)
Females: 70  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  60.4 years
New Jersey median age:  0.0 years

Zip codes: 08260.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,528 (it was $83,787 in 2000)
Diamond Beach:

$44,528
New Jersey:

$67,458
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $31,380

Diamond Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $495,731 (it was $196,900 in 2000)
Diamond Beach:

$495,731
New Jersey:

$324,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $562,666; Detached houses: $648,508; Townhouses or other attached units: $487,293

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Diamond Beach: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (50.0%), Italian (21.0%), English (9.7%), German (9.7%), Irish (9.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 876 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Diamond Beach:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Diamond Beach CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 77.9%
  • Separated: 12.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
New Jersey:  20.2%
Diamond Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (37.0 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (73.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wildwood Crest borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Wildwood, NJ (1.6 miles ), West Wildwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Cape May, NJ (1.9 miles ), Erma, NJ (1.9 miles ), Rio Grande, NJ (2.0 miles ), North Wildwood, NJ (2.0 miles ), West Cape May borough, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 74.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for males in 2007-2011 (%):



  • Finance and insurance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Diamond Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Diamond Beach place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 tornado 29.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Diamond Beach-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 51.8 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Diamond Beach:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 35 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Cumberland County College (about 35 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 37 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 39 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)
  • Delaware State University (about 40 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Rowan University (about 54 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Camden County College (about 58 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)

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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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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 33.3%

Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.8%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Diamond Beach compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Diamond Beach travel time to work - commute


Diamond Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (37%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Diamond Beach (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%

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 Diamond Beach:

  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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 Diamond Beach:

  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WBNJ (93.1 FM; WILDWOOD CREST, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • W222AL (92.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Diamond Beach:

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


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$174,9102$214,1101$346,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$244,2201$184,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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  • #1 (08260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #82 (08260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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