West Cape May demographics profile

StatisticWest Cape MayNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)814191
Median age50.639.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%45%43%
Speak English85%69%79%
Speak Spanish11%16%13%
West Cape May, NJ has a population of 955 and is the 15,441st largest city in the United States. The population density is 814 per sq mi which is 81281% higher than the New Jersey average and 798% higher than the national average. The median age in West Cape May is 51 which is approximately 28% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In West Cape May, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 43% of West Cape May residents were born in New Jersey, 40% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in West Cape May is 81281% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in West Cape May is 28% higher than New Jersey.
  • In West Cape May 86.07% of the population is White.
  • In West Cape May 6.70% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Cape May 5.13% of the population is Asian.

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West Cape May population breakdown by race

RaceWest Cape MayNew JerseyNational
Black or African American6.70%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.42%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.57%2.53%3.06%
Other race0.10%6.35%4.75%
In West Cape May, 11.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The West Cape May, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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