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Villas, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Villas is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Villas Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cape May County at latitude 39.0287 and longitude -74.9385. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Villas Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Villas: Wildwood Villas.

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Villas, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Villas to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 151 72nd
Population Density1 # 287 48th
Diversity Index2 # 377 30th
Median Household Income # 507 7th
Per Capita Income # 496 9th

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


Villas, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,251
Population in Households 9,251
Population in Familes 7,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,382
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,805
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,917 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 888 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,044 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $136,483
Average Home Value $154,988


Median Household Income $41,036
Average Household Income $55,255
Per Capita Income $22,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.58% -0.41%
Households -0.55% -0.4%
Families -0.6% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

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