Cape May Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cape May, NJ

General Cape May Information

State: New Jersey

County: Cape May County

Close cities: Wildwood, NJ, Wildwood Crest, NJ, West Cape May, NJ, West Wildwood, NJ, Villas, NJ, Diamond Beach, NJ, Erma, NJ, North Cape May, NJ, Rio Grande, NJ, North Wildwood, NJ, Cape May Point, NJ

Cape May Population (census data)
Total 3,728 (-5.7% since 2000)
Male 1,836 (49.2%)
Female 1,892 (50.8%)

Population Density: 1,501 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 140.0 (US Avg is 100)

Cape May Elevation: 10 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.48 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,833

Zip Codes: 08204.

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Cape May Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (26.9%)
  • German (21.9%)
  • English (16.2%)
  • Italian (14.2%)
  • Polish (6.9%)
  • French (3.5%)
Foriegn Born: 247 people (6.6%)
  • Europe (55.9%)
  • Latin America (32.2%)
  • Asia (11.9%)

Local Cape May Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: , Philadelphia 76ers
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils
NCAA Sports: Rider University, Delaware State University

Cape May School Information

High Schools
Lower Cape May Regional High (687 Route 9, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Lower Cape May Regional District)
Elementary Schools
Cape May City Elementary (921 Lafayette Street, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Cape May City District)
Other/Private Schools
Carl T. Mitnick School (905 Seashore Road, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Lower Township District)
Maud Abrams School (714 Town Bank Road, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Lower Township District)
Richard M Teitelman School (687 Route 9, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Lower Cape May Regional District)
Sandman Consolidated (838 Seashore Road, Cape May, NJ, 08204 - Lower Township District)

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