Cape May Point, NJ 08212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cape May Point, NJ 08212

Acceptable Alternative
Cape May Pt, NJ 08212

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Cape May County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.94, Longitude -74.964
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • PO Box Addresses: 282
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Cape May Point, NJ 08212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 242
Daytime Population: Workers 56
Daytime Population: Residents 165
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 221
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 242
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 943
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $57,081
Average Household Income $79,604
Per Capita Income $45,394


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 1.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 447 (76.4%)
Median Home Value $834,239
Average Home Value $847,835


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.04% -0.93%
Households -1.05% -1.04%
Families -1.1% -1.22%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Cape May Point, NJ 08212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08212 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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 # 558 4th
Population Density # 390 33rd
Diversity Index # 560 3rd
Median Household Income # 457 21st
Per Capita Income # 207 64th

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