Cape May County

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Cape May County, New Jersey

7 N Main St PO Box 5000
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: (609) 465-1010
Fax: (609) 465-8625

On southern tip of NJ, south of Atlantic City; organized Nov 12, 1692 from Cumberland County. Name Origin: For the cape, whose name commemorates Cornelis Jacobsen Mey, Dutch captain who explored the Atlantic coast of North America from Long Island to Cape May in 1612-14

Area (sq mi):: 620.28 (land 255.19; water 365.09) Population per square mile: 389.10
Population 2005: 99,286 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.00%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 102,326 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 5.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $24,172; median household $41,591; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,662-$34,386
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ocean City (15,506)

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