Wildwood, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 5,185 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 2,425  (46.8%)
Females: 2,760  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 08260.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,584 (it was $23,981 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$34,584
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,600 (it was $13,682 in 2000)

Wildwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $215,385 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$215,385
NJ:

$307,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $830.

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  • Races in Wildwood, NJ (2010)

    Wildwood races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wildwood: 105.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.9%), Italian (12.7%), German (10.6%), Polish (4.2%), English (3.0%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 4,018 people per square mile   (average).

Wildwood,NJ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood city:

  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

938 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America, 4.1% Europe).

This city:

17.9%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wildwood, New Jersey as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wildwood to the number of sex offenders is 5,251 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,943 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,591 (1.6%)

Wildwood satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 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

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: +648 (+12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 846 (37.4%)

Area code: 609

Wildwood household income distribution Wildwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Wildwood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0111000101000
per 100,000 0.018.818.919.10.00.00.019.10.018.70.00.00.0
Rapes 7534444326439
per 100,000 126.194.256.676.675.575.776.157.238.3112.375.357.4172.9
Robberies 35283031354132332147203025
per 100,000 630.6527.4566.4593.6661.0775.8609.2629.5402.1879.7376.3573.8480.3
Assaults 56454639393935223561695751
per 100,000 1,009.0847.6868.4746.8736.5737.9666.3419.7670.21,141.71,298.21,090.3979.8
Burglaries 185138136142110180194162160232221147147
per 100,000 3,333.32,599.42,567.52,719.32,077.43,405.93,693.13,090.43,064.04,342.14,158.02,811.82,824.2
Thefts 458386474366314477421317385500469515453
per 100,000 8,252.37,270.78,948.57,008.85,930.19,025.58,014.56,047.37,372.79,358.08,824.19,850.88,703.2
Auto thefts 34282233253323116914911
per 100,000 612.6527.4415.3631.9472.1624.4437.8209.8114.9168.4263.4172.1211.3
Arson 9000201200000
per 100,000 162.20.00.00.037.80.019.038.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 922.1798.0832.9791.8690.1910.4827.5694.5671.31094.9916.7869.0869.3

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

Crime rate in Wildwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 41 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.34
New Jersey average:

3.43

Wildwood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +898 (+19.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Wildwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wildwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Wildwood 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 the city 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 the city 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 (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: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wildwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Remy Hamilton - Player of football, Ace Darling - Professional wrestler, Randy Beverly - Player of football.

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.1%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 50.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.5% for other race residents, 66.7% 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

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, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
New Jersey average:

12.7

Wildwood travel time to work - commute Wildwood mode of transportation to work chart

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

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.
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
Cape May County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 238
Here:

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
Financial Administration 13$57,365$52,9520$0
Other Government Administration 11$43,408$47,3541$627
Judicial and Legal 8$28,324$42,4860$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$231,793$84,28812$12,916
Police - Other 12$41,712$41,7120$0
Firefighters 17$130,794$92,3257$6,168
Fire - Other 2$12,210$73,2600$0
Streets and Highways 11$43,350$47,2910$0
Sewerage 5$24,270$58,2480$0
Parks and Recreation 4$16,497$49,4915$4,443
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$29,158$43,7378$10,849
Natural Resources 13$48,810$45,0550$0
Water Supply 25$124,502$59,7610$0
Other and Unallocable 30$129,488$51,7950$0
Totals for Government 192$961,681$60,10533$35,003

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,123,000 ($216.59)
    Sewerage: $547,000 ($105.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $262,000 ($50.53)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($49.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($10.61)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,982,000 ($1925.17)
    Police Protection: $4,721,000 ($910.51)
    Water Utilities: $3,443,000 ($664.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,995,000 ($384.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,618,000 ($312.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,436,000 ($276.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,112,000 ($214.46)
    Sewerage: $1,025,000 ($197.69)
    Financial Administration: $666,000 ($128.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $643,000 ($124.01)
    Regular Highways: $430,000 ($82.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $319,000 ($61.52)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($47.44)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($43.39)
    Parking Facilities: $56,000 ($10.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,000 ($9.84)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($3.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,088,000 ($209.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,664,000 ($513.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $404,000 ($77.92)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($19.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($14.08)
    Central Staff Services: $65,000 ($12.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($6.94)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,466,000 ($2404.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $379,000 ($73.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,808,000 ($734.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $861,000 ($166.06)
    All Other: $242,000 ($46.67)
    Parking Facilities: $199,000 ($38.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($5.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $830,000 ($160.08)
    All Other: $676,000 ($130.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $126,000 ($24.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,695,000 ($1098.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $534,000 ($102.99)
    Rents: $385,000 ($74.25)
    Interest Earnings: $247,000 ($47.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $169,000 ($32.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,406,000 ($849.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,966,000 ($379.17)
    General Local Government Support: $1,295,000 ($249.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $228,000 ($43.97)
    Highways: $140,000 ($27.00)
  • Tax - Property: $14,570,000 ($2810.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,214,000 ($427.00)
    Other License: $1,046,000 ($201.74)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000 ($12.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($6.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,172,000 ($3119.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,618,000 ($2819.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,718,000 ($331.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,000 ($31.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $12,376,000 ($2386.89)
    Beginning: $3,720,000 ($717.45)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,875,000 ($2097.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,344,000 ($1609.26)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,281 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.87% ($40,826 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($53,143)
from Camden County, NJ  0.30% ($59,392)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Atlantic County, NJ  1.10% ($40,178 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.28% ($85,946)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.28% ($39,919)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wildwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

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 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/2008, Expiration Date: 10/01/2018, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, 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: 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, Registrant: 2026372200, David.Burns@lw.Com, 555 ELEVENTH STREET, NW Suite- 1000

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:

12 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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
    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
    Registrant (Corporation): Wildwood Helicopter Co Inc, Po Box 2081, 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Moreys 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-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
    Registrant (Corporation): Wildwood Helicopter Co Inc, 503 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, 102 W 12th Ave, N Wildwood, NJ 08260
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9432L , Serial Number: AA1B-0032, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Edward Mendelson, 121 E Cresse Ave, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

Wildwood compared to New Jersey state average:

  • 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.

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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