Cape May Court House is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,330 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cape May Court House is the 307th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, Cape May Court House isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cape May Court House are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cape May Court House is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cape May Court House who work in office and administrative support (18.27%), management occupations (8.19%), and healthcare (8.02%).
Cape May Court House is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.56 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Cape May Court House doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Cape May Court House is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.86% of adults in Cape May Court House have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cape May Court House in 2010 was $34,215, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,860 for a family of four. However, Cape May Court House contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cape May Court House is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cape May Court House home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cape May Court House residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cape May Court House include German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cape May Court House is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.