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ZIP Code 08260

Primary City:Wildwood, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (5:13pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.99, -74.83
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08260

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08260. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 08260. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08260, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Wildwood, NJ
Acceptable:
N Wildwood, North Wildwood, West Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, Wildwood Crst
Unacceptable:
Anglesea, Grassy Sound, Shaw Crest, Wildwood City

Stats and Demographics for the 08260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08260 is located in south New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08260 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08260 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,661
Population Density 861 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,597
Median Home Value $334,100
Land Area 15.87 sq mi
Water Area 8.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,338
Median Household Income $45,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male386320287343408451327338450492519525544452380265190125
Female350296255334386422326327352474495509588526399330255235
Total7366165426777948736536658029661,0141,0341,132978779595445360

Gender

 Male 6,802 50%
 Female 6,859 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,504 84.2%
 Black Or African American 704 5.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.4%
 Asian 89 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 979 7.2%
 Two Or More Races 321 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1790283590913857552196
Renter21253653956138231520887
Total2296268221,1511,2951,172760283

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,422 38%
 Single Guardian 1,014 16%
 Singles 2,494 39%
 Singles With Roommate 408 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,065 80%
 Households with Kids 1,273 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8874807357726463645658495470726868706575
Female7273844485516449474946515158675586666073
Total160147164117142123128112111105104100105128139123154136125148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08260 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08260 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 08260 real estate data, the median home value of $334,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08260 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08260 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,425 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 164 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,982 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,516 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,840 12%
 Households Vacant 17,259 73%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,974 11.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 0.3%
 For Sale Only 424 2.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14,383 83.3%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 376 2.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 321 13%
 1 Bedroom 389 16%
 2 Bedroom 979 40%
 3+ Bedroom 788 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $45,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08260 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 08260 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 08260 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,865 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,370 29%
 No Earnings 4,357 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,865 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,370 29%
 No Earnings 4,357 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,257 72.5%
 Public transportation 206 3.5%
 Taxicab 29 0.5%
 Motorcycle 43 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,113 19.0%
 Worked at Home 222 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 650 13.1%
 High School Graduate 2,693 54.4%
 Associate's degree 309 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 860 17.4%
 Master's degree 294 5.9%
 Professional school degree 110 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,558 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 129 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 250 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08260

ZIP Code 08260 is in the North Wildwood School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08260.

Margaret Mace Elementary School
1201 Atlantic Ave
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Wildwood School District
Glenwood Ave Elementary School
Glenwood and New York Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wildwood City Board of Education School District
Glenwood Ave Elementary Annex
2502 Central Ave
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wildwood City School District
Wildwood Middle School
4300 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wildwood City Board of Education School District
Crest Memorial School
9100 Pacific Ave
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wildwood Crest Borough School District
Wildwood High School
4300 Pacific Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wildwood City Board of Education School District
Wildwood Catholic High School
1500 Central Ave
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cape Trinity Catholic School
1500 Central Ave Ste 300
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Central Bible Church
1712 Central Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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