Cape May County, New Jersey Population 2018

Cape May County, New Jersey's estimated population is 93,553 with a growth rate of -1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cape May County, New Jersey is the 20th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201793,553-1,851-1.94%
201695,4041,4841.58%
201693,920-501-0.53%
201594,421-725-0.76%
201495,146-558-0.58%
201395,704-683-0.71%
201296,387-174-0.18%
201196,561-661-0.68%
201097,2222,1332.24%
199095,08912,82315.59%
198082,26622,71238.14%
197059,55410,99922.65%
196048,55511,42430.77%
195037,1318,21228.40%
194028,919-567-1.92%
193029,48610,02651.52%
192019,460-285-1.44%
191019,7456,54449.57%
190013,2011,93317.15%
189011,2681,50315.39%
18809,7651,41616.96%
18708,3491,21917.10%
18607,13069710.83%
18506,4331,10920.83%
18405,3243887.86%
18304,93667115.73%
18204,26563317.43%
18103,63256618.46%
18003,06649519.25%
17902,5710.00%

Cape May County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White86,962
Black or African American4,384
Two or More Races1,603
Some Other Race1,286
Asian1,013
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander98
American Indian and Alaska Native58

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cape May County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cape May County, New Jersey Median Age

48.4


Total

46.5


Male

50.3


Female

Cape May County, New Jersey Adults

There are 78,327 adults, (22,802 of which are seniors) in Cape May County, New Jersey.

Cape May County, New Jersey Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape May County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

48,810

51.16%

Male

46,594

48.84%

Cape May County, New Jersey Households and Families

Cape May County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cape May County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All76.4%23.6%
Male67.6%32.4%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female60.4%39.6%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cape May County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,0732.3176.4
Married20,5322.9386.8
Non Family14,2371.1766.5
Female3,9442.9260.4
Male1,3603.2267.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cape May County, New Jersey Households

Cape May County, New Jersey Education

Cape May County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2883.26%
9th to 12th Grade4,6886.67%
High School Graduate23,78033.84%
Some College13,00918.51%
Associates Degree5,0687.21%
Bachelors Degree14,23720.26%
Graduate Degree7,19610.24%

Cape May County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White62,88357,57520,235
Hispanic3,4862,498410
Black2,7082,144357
Other Race76549767
Asian685625270
Multiple Races667517169
Native American4422
Islander4112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.42%.

Cape May County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,336$42,870$30,127
Less Than High School$20,160$25,998$16,077
High School Grad$30,846$39,070$24,502
Some College$32,042$40,980$26,924
Bachelors Degree$49,908$56,110$42,997
Graduate Degree$73,526$87,866$61,599

$36,336

Average Earnings

$42,870

Average Male

$30,127

Average Female

Cape May County, New Jersey Language

Cape May County, New Jersey Language by Age

Cape May County, New Jersey Language

90.29% of Cape May County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 9.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.57% of the population.

Cape May County, New Jersey Poverty

Cape May County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,0746,4668.08%
Hispanic6,5752,00130.43%
Black4,18165415.64%
Multiple1,57144028.01%
Other1,18927423.04%
Asian1,01318518.26%

10.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.58%

Male Poverty Rate

11.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape May County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape May County, New Jersey is Hispanic, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape May County, New Jersey is White, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Cape May County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.99%
High School11.63%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Cape May County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.89%
Male Unemployed17.28%
Male Employed4.48%
Female Employed3.19%

Cape May County, New Jersey Income

Cape May County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,338$81,021
Families$75,594$95,851
Married Families$82,965$
Non Families$33,466$51,146

Cape May County, New Jersey Marital Status

Cape May County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape May County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Cape May County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Cape May County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Cape May County, New Jersey Veterans

Cape May County, New Jersey Veterans by War

7,462

Number of Veterans

7,021

Male Veterans

441

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,124
Korea938
Second Gulf War654
First Gulf War611
World War II503

Cape May County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,567
75+2,482
55 to 64993
35 to 54964
18 to 34456

Cape May County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,24810.14%
Black1725.13%
Hispanic801.91%
2 or More161.92%
Hawaiian1220.34%
Indian920.45%
Asian40.54%
Other10.11%

Cape May County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape May County, New Jersey Employment Status

Cape May County, New Jersey Employment by Age

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cape May County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Cape May County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cape May County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ocean City1170111340-361-3.09%
Wildwood53255120-205-3.85%
North Wildwood40413882-159-3.93%
Cape May36073500-107-2.97%
Wildwood Crest32743167-107-3.27%
Woodbine24722494220.89%
Sea Isle City21142085-29-1.37%
Avalon13341279-55-4.12%
West Cape May10181016-2-0.20%
Stone Harbor866833-33-3.81%
West Wildwood603568-35-5.80%
Cape May Point291281-10-3.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990