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Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, in the Ocean City metro area.

The latitude of Wildwood is 38.991N. The longitude is -74.815W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,260.


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Median household income
Local
$23,981
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wildwood demographic reports
Wildwood is on the Atlantic.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 79. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 14.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Wildwoods Block Party & Festival - Aug. 26, 2007
  • Wildwood By The Sea Film Fest - Sept. 27-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wildwood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Wildwood attractions: Morey's Piers
Historic sites and museums: George F. Boyer Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Wildwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cape May County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlantic-Cape May area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08260 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Wildwood residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wildwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wildwood was $13,682, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Wildwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Wildwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $490.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,032.


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Libraries in Wildwood include Wildwood Crest Boro Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wildwood include Wildwood Leader

TV stations in Wildwood include WMGM.

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Cape May County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wildwood political report.

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The average commute time for Wildwood workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Wildwood include Best Value Sea Foam Motel, Days Inn Suites Wildwood, Knolls Resort Motel.

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