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Population in 2012: 5,251 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 2,550  (48.6%)
Females: 2,701  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  38.0 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08260.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,832 (it was $23,981 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$36,832
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,646

Wildwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $232,237 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$232,237
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $345,224; Detached houses: $317,476; Townhouses or other attached units: $330,910; In 2-unit structures: $379,943; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $382,260; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $420,039

Median gross rent in 2012: $820.

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  • White alone - 2,991 (56.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,662 (31.2%)
  • Black alone - 538 (10.1%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wildwood: 103.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), Italian (12.9%), German (10.4%), Polish (5.4%), English (3.0%), United States (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 4,069 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood city:

  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

853 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe).

This city:  16.1%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Wildwood, New Jersey as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wildwood to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,689 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,012 (1.7%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 74.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +716 (+13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,005 (41.5%)

Area code: 609

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Crime rates in Wildwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001110001010
per 100,000 0.00.018.818.919.10.00.00.019.10.018.70.0
Rapes 1175344443264
per 100,000 200.7126.194.256.676.675.575.776.157.238.3112.375.3
Robberies 503528303135413233214720
per 100,000 912.2630.6527.4566.4593.6661.0775.8609.2629.5402.1879.7376.3
Assaults 705645463939393522356169
per 100,000 1277.11009.0847.6868.4746.8736.5737.9666.3419.7670.21141.71298.2
Burglaries 169185138136142110180194162160232221
per 100,000 3083.43333.32599.42567.52719.32077.43405.93693.13090.43064.04342.14158.0
Thefts 508458386474366314477421317385500469
per 100,000 9268.48252.37270.78948.57008.85930.19025.58014.56047.37372.79358.08824.1
Auto thefts 2734282233253323116914
per 100,000 492.6612.6527.4415.3631.9472.1624.4437.8209.8114.9168.4263.4
Arson 190002012000
per 100,000 18.2162.20.00.00.037.80.019.038.20.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 1104.0926.6802.0837.0795.7693.5914.8831.6697.9674.61100.3921.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.64
New Jersey average:

3.38

Wildwood, 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: +898 (+19.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wildwood-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 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 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 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Wildwood 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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Birthplace of: Remy Hamilton - Player of football, Ace Darling - Professional wrestler, Randy Beverly - Player of football.


Hospitals/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)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildwood:

  • Cumberland County College (about 34 miles; Vineland, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 34 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 37 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 38 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Delaware State University (about 41 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Rowan University (about 53 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Camden County College (about 57 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)

Public high school in Wildwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wildwood:

Private elementary/middle school in Wildwood:

  • ST ANN REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 2901 NEW JERSEY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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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).

 
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 2012: 24.1%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wildwood, NJ

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

Wildwood compared to New Jersey state average:

Wildwood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, New Jersey:

  • Levoyageur Motel, 232 E Andrews Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260 , Phone: (609) 522-6407
  • Sea Cove Motel, 325 E Wildwood Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260 , Phone: (609) 522-2673, Fax: (609) 522-2673
  • Bolero Hotel & Conference Center, 3320 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260 , Phone: (609) 522-6929, Fax: (609) 523-8820
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wildwood travel time to work - commute


Wildwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Wildwood 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
Here:

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.
State:

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:
Cape May County:

10.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

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

14.6%
New Jersey:

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 17$67,512$47,6561$618
Other Government Administration 11$38,251$41,7282$1,641
Judicial and Legal 9$32,661$43,5482$720
Police Protection - Officers 42$271,246$77,4994$3,188
Police - Other 13$46,259$42,7016$3,919
Firefighters 16$105,991$79,4931$2,145
Fire - Other 2$10,656$63,9360$0
Streets and Highways 9$26,318$35,0910$0
Welfare 2$5,351$32,1060$0
Solid Waste Management 22$57,708$31,4770$0
Sewerage 8$30,609$45,9140$0
Parks and Recreation 11$29,063$31,7050$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$44,845$33,6342$662
Natural Resources 8$22,775$34,1630$0
Water Supply 25$105,902$50,8330$0
Other and Unallocable 42$143,850$41,1000$0
Totals for Government 253$1,038,997$49,28018$12,893

Wildwood government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,123,000 ($213.86)
    Sewerage: $547,000 ($104.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $262,000 ($49.90)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($48.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($10.47)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,982,000 ($1900.97)
    Police Protection: $4,721,000 ($899.07)
    Water Utilities: $3,443,000 ($655.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,995,000 ($379.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,618,000 ($308.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,436,000 ($273.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,112,000 ($211.77)
    Sewerage: $1,025,000 ($195.20)
    Financial Administration: $666,000 ($126.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $643,000 ($122.45)
    Regular Highways: $430,000 ($81.89)
    Natural Resources - Other: $319,000 ($60.75)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($46.85)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($42.85)
    Parking Facilities: $56,000 ($10.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,000 ($9.71)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($3.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,088,000 ($207.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,664,000 ($507.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $404,000 ($76.94)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($18.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($13.90)
    Central Staff Services: $65,000 ($12.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($6.86)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,466,000 ($2374.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $379,000 ($72.18)

Wildwood government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,808,000 ($725.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $861,000 ($163.97)
    All Other: $242,000 ($46.09)
    Parking Facilities: $199,000 ($37.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($5.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $830,000 ($158.07)
    All Other: $676,000 ($128.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $126,000 ($24.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,695,000 ($1084.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $534,000 ($101.69)
    Rents: $385,000 ($73.32)
    Interest Earnings: $247,000 ($47.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $169,000 ($32.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,406,000 ($839.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,966,000 ($374.40)
    General Local Government Support: $1,295,000 ($246.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $228,000 ($43.42)
    Highways: $140,000 ($26.66)
  • Tax - Property: $14,570,000 ($2774.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,214,000 ($421.63)
    Other License: $1,046,000 ($199.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000 ($12.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($6.28)

Wildwood government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,172,000 ($3079.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,618,000 ($2783.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,718,000 ($327.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,000 ($31.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $12,376,000 ($2356.88)
    Beginning: $3,720,000 ($708.44)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,875,000 ($2071.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,344,000 ($1589.03)

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 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.)

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

Wildwood, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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

See more detailed statistics of Wildwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



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: 7035284400, Trs1.Com, 2420 WILSON BLVD; # 220
  • 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: 7035284400, Trs1.Com, 2420 WILSON BLVD; # 220
  • 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, Licensee ID: E
    Registrant: 6094848444, Gfequity@aol.Com, 8025 BLACK HORSE PIKE-BAYPORT 100

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: DOUGLAS C54B-DC (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 60, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 173 mph), Engine: P & W R-2000 SERIES (1450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44994 , Serial Number: 18352, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Corporation): U S Overseas Airlines Inc, Cape May Cnty Arpt, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 517MP , Serial Number: TH-2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Morey's Piers Aviation LLC, 3501 Boardwalk, 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
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5952U , Serial Number: 28-26823, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas J Riccio, 137 W Burk Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald J Gelzunas, 1200 New Jersey Ave, N Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8129M , Serial Number: 28-8290094, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Cherill, 141 E Rio Grande Ave Unit 103, Wildwood, NJ 08260



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 160
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Wildwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wildwood, NJ
Businesses in Wildwood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless3Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Wildwood on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary Graves (1)
  • John Ellis Glover (1)
  • Len Carsillo (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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