The City of Cape May had a population of 3,650 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Cape May is located at latitude 38.9416 and longitude -74.9005 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cape May (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The City of Cape May (GNIS ID: 885178) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cape May: Caep May, Cape Island, Cape May City, Cape May Town.
|Population in Households||2,892|
|Population in Familes||2,118|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||758|
|Median Household Income||$58,545|
|Average Household Income||$98,201|
|Per Capita Income||$44,580|
|Total Housing Units||4,629 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||827 (17.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||674 (14.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,128 (67.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$682,692|
|Average Home Value||$723,186|
|Average Household Size||1.93|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.46%|
|Per Capita Income||3.79%|
The table below compares Cape May to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 317||42nd|
|Population Density||# 382||30th|
|Diversity Index||# 296||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 439||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 209||62nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.