Statewide Claims to Fame

Wildwood is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Wildwood is 16th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Wildwood is 20th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Wildwood, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 5,251 187th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.3 229th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,083.6 116th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.7% 23rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.5% 207th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.5% 137th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.1% 223rd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.5% 229th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 68.0% 182nd 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.2% 54th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 20th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 240th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 55th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 84th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 31.2% 34th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 56.2% 184th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.6% 244th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.6% 126th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 6,843 62nd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 69.2% 28th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,828 185th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 38.6% 234th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $278,600 195th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 1.9 254th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $23,739 226th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $32,222 249th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.1% 14th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wildwood Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 957 119th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $86,031 125th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,238 55th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $67,390 16th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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