The Borough of Wildwood Crest had a population of 2,997 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Wildwood Crest is located at latitude 38.9748 and longitude -74.8335 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wildwood Crest 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 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.
|Total Population||2,997 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,997 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||2,281 (76.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$64,312|
|Average Household Income||$100,239|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||33%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,561|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,673 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,014 (17.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||408 ( 7.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,251 (74.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$511,644|
|Average Home Value||$552,687|
|Housing Affordability Index3||70|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.52%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.54%|
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, 2021 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||# 345||37th|
|Population Density||# 298||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 446||18th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 63||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 231||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 391||28th|
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