Cape May Court House, New Jersey Population 2024

6,338

Cape May Court House is a city located in Cape May County New Jersey. Cape May Court House has a 2024 population of 6,338. Cape May Court House is currently growing at a rate of 6.57% annually and its population has increased by 32.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,776 in 2020.

The average household income in Cape May Court House is $91,258 with a poverty rate of 17.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cape May Court House is 44.9 years, 42.3 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Cape May Court House Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cape May Court House was:

  • White: 81.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Other race: 5%
  • Black or African American: 4.75%
  • Asian: 2.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
732.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
32.71% (1,562)
The current population of Cape May Court House, New Jersey is 6,338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,776.

Cape May Court House, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,53481.59%
Two or more races3566.41%
Other race2785%
Black or African American2644.75%
Asian1252.25%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cape May Court House Population by Race

Cape May Court House Population Pyramid 2024

Cape May Court House Median Age

44.9

Total

42.3

Male

48.2

Female

Cape May Court House Adults

There are 4,485 adults, (1,823 of whom are seniors) in Cape May Court House.

Cape May Court House Age Dependency

108.8

Age Dependency Ratio

68.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape May Court House Sex Ratio

Female2,96753.39%
Male2,59046.61%

Cape May Court House Population by Age

Cape May Court House Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5862.0763.336.7
Married1,1572.8388.911.1
Non Family9391.1953.946.1
Female3682.0621.778.3
Male1221.641882

2.56

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cape May Court House Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1333.3%
9th to 12th Grade2205.45%
High School Graduate1,20329.81%
Some College98824.49%
Associates Degree3318.2%
Bachelors Degree72117.87%
Graduate Degree43910.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cape May Court House Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cape May Court House Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3333,132940
Hispanic37828073
Black19914522
2+ Races16816825
Other Race155570
Asian125125125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Cape May Court House Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,791$48,911$41,191
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$46,435$2,499
Some College$46,351$56,838$45,440
Bachelors Degree$47,137$46,784$0
Graduate Degree$112,870$138,793$73,750

$45,791

Average Earnings

$48,911

Average Male

$41,191

Average Female

Cape May Court House Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cape May Court House Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cape May Court House Language

86.97% of Cape May Court House residents speak only English, while 13.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.59% of the population.

Cape May Court House Language

Cape May Court House Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,19560214.35%
Hispanic74926635.51%
Multiple34625272.83%
Black2484417.74%
Other278145.04%

17.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.61%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape May Court House

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape May Court House is Multiple, with 72.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape May Court House is Other, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.65%.

Cape May Court House Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.75%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.44%

Cape May Court House Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed16.71%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Female Employed4.49%
Female Unemployed0%

Cape May Court House Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cape May Court House Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,422$91,258
Families$85,443$108,532
Married Families$127,014$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,802$58,126

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cape May Court House Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape May Court House Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cape May Court House Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cape May Court House Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cape May Court House Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam134
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War37
Korea33
World War II24

Cape May Court House Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+132
65 to 7488
55 to 6471
35 to 5417
18 to 340

Cape May Court House Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2827.51%
Black2610.74%

Cape May Court House Veterans by Race

Cape May Court House Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape May Court House Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cape May Court House Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cape May Court House Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cape May Court House Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.79%

Born in Cape May Court House

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of Cape May Court House residents were born in the United States, with 56.79% having been born in New Jersey. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cape May Court House Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,3383916.57%
20235,9473907.02%
20225,5574348.47%
20215,1233477.27%
20204,7761593.44%
20194,617-170-3.55%
20184,787-322-6.3%
20175,109-383-6.97%
20165,492200.37%
20155,472-192-3.39%
20145,66457411.28%
20135,0901262.54%
20124,964480.98%
20114,916-422-7.91%
20105,33800%

Cape May Court House Population by Year