The Borough of Wildwood Crest had a population of 3,071 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Wildwood Crest is located at latitude 38.9726 and longitude -74.8386 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wildwood Crest (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The Borough of Wildwood Crest (GNIS ID: 885445) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wildwood Crest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,384|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,248|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,632|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.86|
|Population in Households||3,071|
|Population in Familes||2,349|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$51,357|
|Average Household Income||$83,782|
|Per Capita Income||$39,176|
|Total Housing Units||5,570 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||900 (16.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||536 ( 9.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,134 (74.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$454,478|
|Average Home Value||$549,611|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
The table below compares Wildwood Crest to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 342||37th|
|Population Density||# 255||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 379||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 468||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 255||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.