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.
One of the benefits of Cape May Court House is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.56 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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 citizens of Cape May Court House are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 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.