Wildwood, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 5,070 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 2,433  (48.0%)
Females: 2,637  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08260.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,605 (it was $23,981 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$38,605
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,288 (it was $13,682 in 2000)

Wildwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,990 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$189,990
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $312,705; detached houses: $302,317; townhouses or other attached units: $217,368; in 2-unit structures: $334,276; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $662,974; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $340,764

Median gross rent in 2017: $918.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wildwood: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.3%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for Black residents, 51.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 35.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wildwood, NJ (2010)
    • 2,99156.2%White alone
    • 1,66231.2%Hispanic
    • 53810.1%Black alone
    • 641.2%Two or more races
    • 340.6%Asian alone
    • 210.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 70.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Wildwood, New Jersey as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wildwood is 372 to 1.


Crime rates in Wildwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(76.6)
4
(75.5)
4
(75.7)
4
(76.1)
3
(57.2)
2
(38.3)
6
(112.3)
4
(75.3)
3
(57.4)
9
(172.9)
2
(38.8)
6
(117.3)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(593.6)
35
(661.0)
41
(775.8)
32
(609.2)
33
(629.5)
21
(402.1)
47
(879.7)
20
(376.3)
30
(573.8)
25
(480.3)
12
(233.0)
26
(508.3)
18
(353.8)
10
(198.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(746.8)
39
(736.5)
39
(737.9)
35
(666.3)
22
(419.7)
35
(670.2)
61
(1,142)
69
(1,298)
57
(1,090)
51
(979.8)
50
(970.7)
35
(684.3)
46
(904.3)
29
(576.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
142
(2,719)
110
(2,077)
180
(3,406)
194
(3,693)
162
(3,090)
160
(3,064)
232
(4,342)
221
(4,158)
147
(2,812)
147
(2,824)
116
(2,252)
63
(1,232)
64
(1,258)
39
(774.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
366
(7,009)
314
(5,930)
477
(9,026)
421
(8,014)
317
(6,047)
385
(7,373)
500
(9,358)
469
(8,824)
515
(9,851)
453
(8,703)
382
(7,416)
334
(6,530)
382
(7,509)
269
(5,343)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(631.9)
25
(472.1)
33
(624.4)
23
(437.8)
11
(209.8)
6
(114.9)
9
(168.4)
14
(263.4)
9
(172.1)
11
(211.3)
5
(97.1)
6
(117.3)
4
(78.6)
6
(119.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
2
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
2
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)948.3826.41090.3991.1831.7803.91311.21097.81040.71041.1757.1740.0697.5468.1

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City-data.com crime index in Wildwood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 54 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.74
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), Italian (14.0%), German (2.6%), American (2.5%), Polish (1.5%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 3,929 people per square mile   (average).

Wildwood, New Jersey map

576 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This city:

11.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,761 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,970 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (35.5 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (71.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Wildwood borough, NJ (0.9 miles ),
North Wildwood, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Wildwood Crest borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Diamond Beach, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Rio Grande, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Erma, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Whitesboro-Burleigh, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Burleigh, NJ (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 74.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,440 (+28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 455 (26.7%)

Area code: 609

Distribution of median household income in Wildwood, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wildwood, NJ in 2017
Wildwood satellite photo by USGS

Wildwood tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $241,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wildwood, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Wildwood, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

11.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Wildwood, NJ
Historical housing units in Wildwood, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +898 (+19.8%).
Most common industries in Wildwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.3%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wildwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Wildwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wildwood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wildwood-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Wildwood city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/21/1987, a category F2 tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wildwood-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from Wildwood center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from Wildwood center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from Wildwood center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.2 miles away from Wildwood center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape May County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wildwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wildwood:

  • EASTERN SHORE NURSING/REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • RCG CAPE MAY DC (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • OCEANA REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • VICTORIA MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CAPE MAY, NJ)
  • COURTHOUSE CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • CREST HAVEN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • CREST HAVEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)

Airports and heliports located in Wildwood:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildwood:

  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 34 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,392)
  • Cumberland County College (about 34 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 38 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 39 miles; Galloway, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,360)
  • Delaware State University (about 42 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 43 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Rowan University (about 53 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)

Public elementary/middle school in Wildwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wildwood: Wildwood Fire Department Station 3 - 1 Holly Beach Volunteer Fire Company 1 (A), Wildwood Fire Department Station 3 Headquarters (B), Wildwood Fire Department Station 3 - 2 Wildwood Volunteer Fire Company 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Five Mile Beach (A), Mile Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: George F Boyer Historical Museum (3907 Pacific Avenue), Splash Zone Waterpark (Water Parks & Slides; Schellenger Avenue & Boardwalk), Seaport Aquarium Inc n (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3400 Boardwalk), Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Cape May County Airp), Castle Casino Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; Bennett Avenue & Bor), Indoor Entertainment of NJ (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5301 Ocean Avenue), Mariners Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; Schellenger & Boardw), Ed's Funcade II (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2216 Boardwalk), Ed's Funcade I (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2216 Boardwalk).

Hotels: Isle Of Palms (3200 Atlantic Avenue), Lurae Motel (7th Avenue & Surf Avenue), Key West Hotel (310 East Garfield Av), Beach Crest Condominiums (Morning Glory Road & Ouest), Alps Motel (Primrose Road & Seavie), Condor Motel and Apartments (16th Avenue), Cypress Inn (303 East Andrews Avenue), Newport Motel (Rio Grande & Ocean Avenue), Brigadoon Motel (1605 Ocean Avenue).

Birthplace of: Remy Hamilton - Football player, Ace Darling - Professional wrestler, Randy Beverly - Football player.

Cape May County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wildwood in 2010:

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Wildwood in 2000:

  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Wildwood (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Administrative Offices Center Branch at 3200 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1980/12/08; North Wildwood Branch at 1310 New Jersey Avenue, branch established on 1960/07/01. 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
  • Crest Savings Bank: at 3301 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/13: Bank assets: $384.4 mil, Deposits: $304.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Wildwood Branch at 340 West Rio Grande Avenue, branch established on 2005/05/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Cape Bank: Wildwood Branch at 3101 New Jersey Avenue, 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

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood:

Marital status in Wildwood, NJ
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wildwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wildwood, NJ (based on Cape May County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,54114
Mainline Protestant9,21545
Evangelical Protestant6,82230
Black Protestant7197
Orthodox5001
Other3394
None44,129-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
Cape May County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This 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.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape May County:

25.1%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wildwood:

47.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wildwood:

43.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Wildwood:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wildwood:

22.6%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wildwood:

11.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wildwood:

32.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wildwood:

53.5%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wildwood:

78.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wildwood, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$231,793$84,28812$12,916
Other and Unallocable 30$129,488$51,7950$0
Water Supply 25$124,502$59,7610$0
Firefighters 17$130,794$92,3257$6,168
Financial Administration 13$57,365$52,9520$0
Natural Resources 13$48,810$45,0550$0
Police - Other 12$41,712$41,7120$0
Other Government Administration 11$43,408$47,3541$627
Streets and Highways 11$43,350$47,2910$0
Judicial and Legal 8$28,324$42,4860$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$29,158$43,7378$10,849
Sewerage 5$24,270$58,2480$0
Parks and Recreation 4$16,497$49,4915$4,443
Fire - Other 2$12,210$73,2600$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 192$961,681$60,10533$35,003

Wildwood government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,956,000 ($583.04)
    Sewerage: $1,726,000 ($340.43)
    General - Other: $316,000 ($62.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000 ($26.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $120,000 ($23.67)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($10.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($2.76)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,008,000 ($1579.49)
    Police Protection: $3,908,000 ($770.81)
    Water Utilities: $3,726,000 ($734.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,853,000 ($365.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,034,000 ($203.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000,000 ($197.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $978,000 ($192.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $913,000 ($180.08)
    Financial Administration: $835,000 ($164.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $743,000 ($146.55)
    Sewerage: $737,000 ($145.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $711,000 ($140.24)
    Central Staff Services: $605,000 ($119.33)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($41.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000 ($18.15)
    Health - Other: $35,000 ($6.90)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($5.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $732,000 ($144.38)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $3,371,000 ($664.89)
    Other - General - Other: $24,000 ($4.73)
    Other - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $574,000 ($113.21)
    Water Utilities: $192,000 ($37.87)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($15.78)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($11.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,622,000 ($2292.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $640,000 ($126.23)

Wildwood government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,434,000 ($874.56)
    Parking Facilities: $578,000 ($114.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $574,000 ($113.21)
    Other: $447,000 ($88.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($2.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,006,000 ($198.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $537,000 ($105.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $463,000 ($91.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $446,000 ($87.97)
    Rents: $324,000 ($63.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,578,000 ($1297.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $967,000 ($190.73)
    Other: $323,000 ($63.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $96,000 ($18.93)
  • Tax - Property: $17,896,000 ($3529.78)
    Other License: $718,000 ($141.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $245,000 ($48.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $67,000 ($13.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($7.69)

Wildwood government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,791,000 ($7848.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,220,000 ($7341.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,571,000 ($507.10)

Wildwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,300,000 ($1045.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,127,000 ($1602.96)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.84% ($55,545 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.38% ($60,667)
from Camden County, NJ  0.37% ($97,832)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.92% ($47,930 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.32% ($41,145)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.21% ($61,798)
Businesses in Wildwood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike3
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid2
Cricket Wireless3SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Superfresh1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • WCMC (1230 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • 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.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • 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)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • W222AL (92.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, 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)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wildwood:

  • W05AX (Channel 5; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WILDWOOD FIVE TELEVISION)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
Wildwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wildwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.5mTotal length
  • 30,776Total average daily traffic
  • 1,231Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,931Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3010 New Jersey Avenue (64683) (Lat: 38.992861 Lon: -74.813000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 68.9 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA791
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2018, Expiration Date: 10/01/2028, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • GARY FISHER, 3010 New Jersey Avenue (Lat: 38.992861 Lon: -74.813000), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 68.9 m, Registrant: Trs, Inc., Trs1.Com, , Arlin-gton, Phone: (703) 528-4400
  • Stephen F Gormley, 3010 New Jersey Avenue (Lat: 38.992861 Lon: -74.813000), Type: 72.8, Structure height: 34009 m, Overall height: 68.9 m, Registrant: Trs, Inc., Trs1.Com, , Arlin-gton, Phone: (703) 528-4400
  • Stephen F Gormley, 3010 New Jersey Avenue (Lat: 38.992861 Lon: -74.813000), Type: 72.8, Structure height: 34009 m, Overall height: 68.9 m, Registrant: Latham & Watkins LLP, David.Burns@lw.Com, Suite 1000, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 637-2200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wildwood, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wildwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 124E , Serial Number: 29-0422, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Furey W Lerro, 3320 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 218JA , Serial Number: 15285307, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Wildwood Helicopter Co Inc, Po Box 2081, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: CANTON PAUL A SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 445PC , Serial Number: 1034, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher Sofia, 225 E Rochester Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 517MP , Serial Number: TH-2419, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Morey Organization Inc, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54380 , Serial Number: 28R-7435092, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Wildwood Helicopter Co Inc, 503 W Burk Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/15/2018
  • Aircraft: GELZUNAS BD-5B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 83 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7883 , Serial Number: 2241, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald J Gelzunas, 102 W 12th Ave, N Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5358C , Serial Number: 15489, Year manufactured: 1950
    Registrant (Individual): Gurn Bradfield, 137 West Burke Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/24/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$225,40597$182,724166$202,4966$67,4331$388,640197$194,2271$159,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$09$199,48822$214,4912$70,1800$024$202,0240$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$194,90529$168,748126$213,4779$73,6291$582,96092$204,9201$50,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$229,71017$179,97559$230,4651$88,8300$050$230,8140$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$83,2805$157,43611$229,3600$00$011$208,7400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00 , 0215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$204,7301$176,9703$195,477
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$301,2351$270,0002$301,235
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$158,0001$185,9902$171,995
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$163,8200$01$159,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00 , 0215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wildwood, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wildwood, NJ - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 102. The highest number of fire incidents - 178 took place in 2008, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Wildwood, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (66.3%), and Outside Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wildwood, NJ
    • 1,15366.3%Structure Fires
    • 44825.8%Outside Fires
    • 864.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 523.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wildwood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wildwood, NJ
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wildwood, NJ
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wildwood compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Wildwood on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Belarus (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #1 (08260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #74 (08260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (08260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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  • Gary Graves (1)
  • Len Carsillo (1)
  • John Ellis Glover (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.