The Borough of Wildwood Crest had a population of 3,128 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||3,128|
|Population in Familes||2,390|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,570 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||926 (16.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||544 ( 9.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,100 (73.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$454,478|
|Average Home Value||$541,037|
|Median Household Income||$49,337|
|Average Household Income||$81,218|
|Per Capita Income||$38,168|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.18%|
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, 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.
|Total Population||# 341||38th|
|Population Density1||# 244||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 383||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 476||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 261||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.