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 5,130 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 5,130
Daytime Population: Workers 6,057
Daytime Population: Residents 2,049
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 4,933
Population in Familes 3,953
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density2 575
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $65,414
Average Household Income $84,479
Per Capita Income $35,611


Total Housing Units 2,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,520 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 555 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 696 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $311,667
Average Home Value $327,270


Total Households 2,075
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,336
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.59%
Households -0.58% -0.64%
Families -0.6% -0.64%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 252 54th
Population Density # 480 12th
Diversity Index # 323 41st
Median Household Income # 359 34th
Per Capita Income # 315 42nd

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