Cape May Court House, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Cape May Court House Census Designated Place had a population of 5,128 as of July 1, 2016. Cape May Court House ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cape May Court House is located at latitude 39.0776 and longitude -74.8243 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the Cape May Court House Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Cape May Court House Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389275) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cape May Court House Census Designated Place is located within Township of Middle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cape May County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cape May Court House population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cape May Court House: Cape May, Middletown, Romney Marsh, Rumly Moch.


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Cape May Court House, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,128
Population in Households 4,929
Population in Familes 3,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,087
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,343
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,537 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 550 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $281,784
Average Home Value $285,507
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,192
Average Household Income $82,036
Per Capita Income $34,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.44%
Households -0.59% -0.4%
Families -0.62% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cape May Court House, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cape May Court House to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 252 54th
Population Density1 # 480 12th
Diversity Index2 # 326 41st
Median Household Income # 364 33rd
Per Capita Income # 315 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.