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Cape May County New Jersey Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Cape May County New Jersey area was $69,980 in 2019, the latest figures available. Cape May County median household income is $15,771 lower than the median New Jersey household income and $4,268 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Cape May County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Cape May County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Cape May County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New Jersey $85,751 +3.04% +5.73%
Cape May County $69,980 +2.58% +5.02%

Trends in Cape May County, NJ Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Cape may is $69,980. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $71,629 and is now $1,649 (2.30%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,944 in 2009, real median household income for Cape may has now grown by $10,036 (16.74%).

Real Median Household Income: Cape May County, New Jersey, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Cape May County

Date US New Jersey Cape May County
2019 $65,712 $85,751 $69,980
2018 $63,059 $83,221 $68,221
2017 $62,927 $83,527 $69,828
2016 $61,383 $81,102 $66,636
2015 $60,187 $77,936 $61,634
2014 $58,001 $77,741 $61,505
2013 $57,437 $77,130 $66,572
2012 $57,307 $77,717 $63,587
2011 $57,531 $76,847 $60,669
2010 $58,809 $79,532 $62,741
2009 $59,988 $81,634 $59,944

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Cape May County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Cape May County was $90,719 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey family income, Cape May County median family income is $14,986 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Cape May County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Cape May County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New Jersey $105,705 +2.39% +4.94%
Cape May County $90,719 +9.69% +8.30%

Trends in Cape May County, NJ Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $90,719, the median family income for Cape may was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Cape May County, New Jersey, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Cape May County

Date US New Jersey Cape May County
2019 $80,944 $105,705 $90,719
2018 $77,786 $103,242 $82,704
2017 $77,064 $101,478 $84,264
2016 $75,707 $100,726 $83,765
2015 $73,660 $97,384 $80,607
2014 $71,246 $95,577 $76,889
2013 $70,386 $93,906 $86,574
2012 $69,752 $94,199 $79,731
2011 $70,009 $93,704 $80,535
2010 $71,221 $96,860 $84,695
2009 $72,962 $99,598 $69,599

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Cape May County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Cape May County was $43,852 in 2019. Compared to the median New Jersey per capita income, Cape May County median per capita income is $1,036 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Cape May County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Cape May County New Jersey

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New Jersey $44,888 +2.98% +8.28%
Cape May County $43,852 +1.14% +10.27%

Trends in Cape May County, NJ Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $43,852, the per capita income for Cape may was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Cape May County, New Jersey, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Cape May County

Date US New Jersey Cape May County
2019 $35,672 $44,888 $43,852
2018 $34,444 $43,591 $43,357
2017 $33,788 $42,309 $39,225
2016 $33,163 $41,454 $39,769
2015 $32,351 $40,191 $36,573
2014 $31,228 $39,556 $37,838
2013 $30,982 $39,275 $35,171
2012 $30,476 $38,916 $34,931
2011 $30,425 $38,835 $34,920
2010 $30,622 $39,430 $39,842
2009 $31,545 $40,927 $36,892

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