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Upper is a township in Cape May County, in the Ocean City metro area.
The latitude of Upper is 39.258N. The longitude is -74.683W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,115.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Upper 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 08223 ZIP code.
20% of Upper residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Upper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Upper was $27,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Upper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Upper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $671. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,360.
Newspapers in Upper include Cape May Gazette
Cape May County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Upper political report.
The average commute time for Upper workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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