West Cape May, NJ Population by Age

The median age in West Cape May, NJ is 58.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.90% were under the age of 15, 8.75% aged 15 to 29, 37.56% aged 30 to 64, 32.84% aged 65 to 84, and 2.95% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

West Cape May, NJ population age distribution

A complete breakdown of West Cape May's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 95 9.34%
5 to 9 years 77 7.57%
10 to 14 years 10 0.98%
15 to 19 years 1 0.1%
20 to 24 years 64 6.29%
25 to 29 years 24 2.36%
30 to 34 years 63 6.19%
35 to 39 years 75 7.37%
40 to 44 years 8 0.79%
45 to 49 years 17 1.67%
50 to 54 years 55 5.41%
55 to 59 years 49 4.82%
60 to 64 years 115 11.31%
65 to 69 years 98 9.64%
70 to 74 years 98 9.64%
75 to 79 years 76 7.47%
80 to 84 years 62 6.1%
85 years and over 30 2.95%
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West Cape May, NJ population by age group

Key stats
247
Population under 25 years
170
Population aged 25-44
236
Population aged 45-64
364
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows West Cape May's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
West Cape May, NJ population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 115 (11.31% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in West Cape May, NJ was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 115 (11.31%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in West Cape May, NJ was the 15-19 years with a population of 1 (0.10%).

West Cape May, NJ population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of West Cape May, NJ's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows West Cape May's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
West Cape May, NJ population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 470 (46.21% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 183 17.99%
18 to 64 years 470 46.21%
85 years and over 364 35.79%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • West Cape May's population under 18 was 17.99%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • West Cape May's working population (between 18 and 64) was 46.21%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • West Cape May's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 35.79% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

West Cape May, NJ population pyramid

Population pyramid for West Cape May, NJ is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the West Cape May's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Cape May, NJ, is 38.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Cape May, NJ, is 77.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for West Cape May, NJ is 115.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for West Cape May, NJ is 1.3.
The graph shows West Cape May's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
West Cape May, NJ population pyramid i.e. West Cape May population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the West Cape May, NJ's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 37 58 95
5 to 9 years 53 24 77
10 to 14 years 0 10 10
15 to 19 years 0 1 1
20 to 24 years 34 30 64
25 to 29 years 24 0 24
30 to 34 years 31 32 63
35 to 39 years 47 28 75
40 to 44 years 4 4 8
45 to 49 years 2 15 17
50 to 54 years 27 28 55
55 to 59 years 24 25 49
60 to 64 years 51 64 115
65 to 69 years 42 56 98
70 to 74 years 62 36 98
75 to 79 years 14 62 76
80 to 84 years 34 28 62
85 years and over 7 23 30
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Things to know

What is the population of West Cape May, NJ under 18?

West Cape May's population under the age of 18 is 183, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 17.99% of the total resident population of West Cape May, NJ.

What is the aging population in West Cape May, NJ?

West Cape May's population aged 65 years and above was 364. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 35.79% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
West Cape May, NJ Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of West Cape May age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the West Cape May population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for West Cape May. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of West Cape May by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in West Cape May.

Key observations

The largest age group in West Cape May, NJ was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 115 (11.31%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in West Cape May, NJ was the 15-19 years with a population of 1 (0.10%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

West Cape May population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the West Cape May is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of West Cape May total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Cape May Population by Age. You can refer the same here

West Cape May, NJ Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in West Cape May - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the West Cape May population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of West Cape May. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

West Cape May population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the West Cape May population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in West Cape May is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the West Cape May is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Cape May Population by Age. You can refer the same here

West Cape May, NJ Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the West Cape May, NJ population pyramid, which represents the West Cape May population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Cape May, NJ, is 38.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Cape May, NJ, is 77.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for West Cape May, NJ is 115.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for West Cape May, NJ is 1.3.

West Cape May population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the West Cape May population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the West Cape May for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the West Cape May for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the West Cape May for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Cape May Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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