Wildwood, New Jersey Census Data & Community Profile

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Wildwood GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Wildwood, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Wildwood, NJ was 5,436.

Wildwood Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Wildwood was 2,657, which represents 48.9 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Wildwood, NJ
There are an estimated 957 married men in the town. 46.1 percent of men over 15 years old in Wildwood are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Wildwood is 2,779 which is 51.1 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Wildwood, New Jersey
There are an estimated 887 married women in the community. 39.4 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Wildwood, NJ
The median age of people living in Wildwood, NJ was 35.5 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Wildwood was 412. There were 4,038 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 14.2 percent of the population (770) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Wildwood, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Wildwood, NJ was 5,276.

White Population in Wildwood, NJ
The estimated White population in the Wildwood community is 3,835, which is 70.5 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Wildwood, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 905, which is 16.6 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Wildwood, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Wildwood, NJ was 21.

Asian Population in Wildwood, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 26.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Wildwood, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Wildwood was an estimated 8.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 481, while those of “two or more races” was 160 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Wildwood community was 958, or 17.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Wildwood, NJ
The household population number in Wildwood was 5,370.

Group Quarters Population in Wildwood, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 66.

Average Household Size in Wildwood, NJ
The average household size in Wildwood is 2.3 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.06 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Wildwood, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 6,488 total housing units in Wildwood.

The number of occupied housing units was 2,333, or 36 of the total units in town. Of these, 935 were owner-occupied (40.1), and 1,398 were renter-occupied (59.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 4,155 vacant homes in Wildwood at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Wildwood, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 599, with a median value in dollars of 84,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Wildwood, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,032 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Wildwood, average costs per month were $434 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 2,342 people in the community had a high school degree, or 66.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Wildwood, New Jersey
241 people in Wildwood also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 6.8 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Wildwood, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Wildwood was 616, or 15 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Wildwood, NJ
In 2000, there were 1,378 people in Wildwood, NJ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Wildwood, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 1,072 people in Wildwood who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 20.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Wildwood, New Jersey
There were 2,644 in the labor force in Wildwood at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 62.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Wildwood was 21.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Wildwood, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $23,981. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Wildwood, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $28,288. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Wildwood, New Jersey
Per capita income in Wildwood in the last full census was 13,682. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Wildwood numbered 268, or 20.2 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Wildwood, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,448, or 26.4 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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