Wildwood, NJ 08260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wildwood, NJ 08260

Acceptable Alternative
N Wildwood, NJ 08260
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
West Wildwood, NJ 08260
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Wildwood Crst, NJ 08260

Not Acceptable, USPS
Anglesea, NJ 08260
Grassy Sound, NJ 08260
Shaw Crest, NJ 08260
Wildwood City, NJ 08260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cape May County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.987, Longitude -74.823
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,151
  • PO Box Addresses: 336
  • Residential Addresses: 7,388
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,133
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,255

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 08260 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08260 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. New Jersey Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Wildwood, NJ 08260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wildwood, NJ 08260 Housing Affordability Index is 59
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wildwood, NJ 08260 Wealth Index is 91
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 12,869
Population in Households 12,636
Population in Familes 9,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density 1,538
Diversity Index1 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,361
Average Household Income $74,267
Per Capita Income $34,618
Wealth Index3 91

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,479 (14.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,473 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,252 (75.4%)
Median Home Value $385,889
Housing Affordability Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,952
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 3,222
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.63% -0.58%
Households -0.66% -0.63%
Families -0.68% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Wildwood, NJ 08260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08260 to the other 582 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 246 58th
Population Density # 329 44th
Diversity Index # 235 60th
Median Household Income # 527 10th
Per Capita Income # 426 27th

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