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ZIP Code 08212

Primary City:Cape May Point, NJ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (8:29am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.935, -74.968
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08212. 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 08212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08212, 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:
Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May Pt

Stats and Demographics for the 08212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08212 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 08212 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08212 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 294
Population Density 353 people per sq mi
Housing Units 617
Median Home Value $791,700
Land Area 0.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 164
Median Household Income $65,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 66Male Median Age: 67Female Median Age: 65

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 134 46%
 Female 160 54%


 White 278 94.6%
 Black Or African American 8 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 6 2.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 93 57%
 Single Guardian 9 5%
 Singles 54 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 155 95%
 Households with Kids 9 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08212 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08212 real estate data, the median home value of $791,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 08212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 294 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 61 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 2%
 Households Vacant 453 73%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 65 14.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 15 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 370 81.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 0.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 10%
 2 Bedroom 7 70%
 3+ Bedroom 2 20%
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 $65,833 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 08212 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 08212 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 31 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 15%
 No Earnings 113 66%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 31 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 15%
 No Earnings 113 66%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 39 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 15%
 Worked at Home 2 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08212 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 17 21%
 Associate's degree 6 8%
 Bachelor's degree 36 45%
 Master's degree 7 9%
 Professional school degree 5 6%
 Doctorate degree 9 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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