|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Cape May is 995. West Cape May, New Jersey is the 10,221st largest city in the US.
The peak population of West Cape May was in 2000, when its population was 1,096. In 2000, West Cape May was the 9,793rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,221st largest city in the US. West Cape May is currently 9.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
West Cape May has shrunk 9.2% since the year 2000. West Cape May, New Jersey's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10221||West Cape May||995||-9.2%|
|10217||Chevy Chase View, Maryland||995||14.8%|
|10218||North Webster, Indiana||995||-7.1%|
|10220||Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania||995||-2.4%|
|10221||West Cape May, New Jersey||995||-9.2%|
|10225||St. Paul, Texas||994||56.2%|
|10226||Alamance, North Carolina||993||193.7%|
The total voting age population of West Cape May, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 867. The voting age population is 45.4% male and 54.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 32.0% of the residents of West Cape May are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Cape May are 84.2% White, 8.1% Two or more races, 5.5% Black, 2.0% Asian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Cape May, 2.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.4%. On a per-household basis, 0.9% of families are below the poverty line in West Cape May.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of West Cape May residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.4% of West Cape May residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 47.8% have a bachelor's degree and 21.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Cape May residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Cape May is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Cape May, 19.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Cape May is $87,188.
In West Cape May, 84.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.2% of housing units in West Cape May.
Of all the housing units in West Cape May, 25.4% of them were build before 1940.
In West Cape May, 15.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 190 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Cape May is $1,000.
In West Cape May, 88.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.