Cape May, NJ 08204 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08204: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cape May, NJ 08204

Acceptable Alternative
N Cape May, NJ 08204
North Cape May, NJ 08204
West Cape May, NJ 08204

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cold Spring, NJ 08204
Erma, NJ 08204
Fishing Creek, NJ 08204
Town Bank, NJ 08204

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cape May County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.972, Longitude -74.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 845
  • PO Box Addresses: 314
  • Residential Addresses: 9,586
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 549
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,037

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 08204 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08204 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Cape May, NJ 08204 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,877
Population in Households 16,996
Population in Familes 13,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 881
Population Density2 786
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,797
Average Household Income $84,095
Per Capita Income $36,157

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,613 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,836 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,236 (45.6%)
Median Home Value $325,474
Average Home Value $399,710
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,449
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 4,733
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.52% -0.62%
Households -0.51% -0.65%
Families -0.61% -0.71%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Cape May, NJ 08204 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08204 to the other 583 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 67th
Population Density # 406 31st
Diversity Index # 469 20th
Median Household Income # 464 21st
Per Capita Income # 367 37th

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