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: 1,176
  • PO Box Addresses: 345
  • Residential Addresses: 7,801
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,176
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,625

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. 08260 2018 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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Wildwood, NJ 08260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,608
Population in Households 12,372
Population in Familes 8,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density2 1,378
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,911
Average Household Income $68,037
Per Capita Income $32,173

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,303 (14.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,529 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,714 (75.2%)
Median Home Value $364,683
Average Home Value $419,777
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,832
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 3,144
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 -0.95% -0.92%
Households -0.99% -0.96%
Families -1.06% -1.0%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Wildwood, NJ 08260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08260 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 # 253 57th
Population Density # 344 41st
Diversity Index # 238 59th
Median Household Income # 537 8th
Per Capita Income # 436 25th

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