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Cape May Court House, NJ
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Living in Cape May Court House



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 5,573 people and three associated neighborhoods, Cape May Court House is the 297th largest community in New Jersey.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.81% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Being a small town, Cape May Court House does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Cape May Court House who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.75% of adults in Cape May Court House have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cape May Court House in 2018 was $40,983, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,932 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 very 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. Cape May Court House also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cape May Court House include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cape May Court House is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


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