Cape May County is located in southernmost New Jersey. The County Seat is Cape May Court House and the largest city is Lower Township. The Official Web Site is located at http://capemaycountynj.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 95,344 and the 2010 census population was 97,265. The land area is 251.43 square miles and there are 386.9 persons per square mile.
91.8% of the population is White, 5% is Black or African American, 7% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 89.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $312,800, there are 42,312 households, an average of 2.22 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,948, the median household income is $56,494, and 10.1% of the persons in Cape May County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 11,290. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,584,880, and sales per capita were $16,390. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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