Cape May County, New Jersey Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Cape May County, New Jersey

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 98,309 total housing units. This is an increase of 7,262 units since the year 2000 when it had 91,047 total units. It's an increase of 12,772 units since the year 1990 when it had 85,537 total units. Cape May County saw an increase of 5,510 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Cape May County's 98,309 total housing units, 41.51% are occupied home units, and 58.49% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 40,812 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,336 units since the year 2000 when it had 42,148 occupied units. It's an increase of 2,956 units since the year 1990 when it had 37,856 occupied housing units. Cape May County saw an increase of 4,292 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 40,812 occupied housing units, 47.32% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 26.11% are renter occupied homes, and 26.56% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Cape May County has 10,657 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -197 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,854 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 43 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,614 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 240 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Cape May County has 19,314 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Cape May County has 10,841 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Cape May County has 57,497 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 8,598 units since the year 2000 when it had 48,899 vacant homes. It's an increase of 9,816 units since the year 1990 when it had 47,681 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 1,218 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 57,497 vacant housing units, 7.7% are for rent homes, 0.4% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 2.46% are for sale home units, 0.31% are sold - but not occupied homes, 84.9% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.3% are for migrant workers homes, and 4.2% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Cape May County has 4,427 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,279 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,148 for rent homes. It's a decrease of -1,974 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,401 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -3,253 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 231 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -358 units since the year 2000 when it had 589 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Cape May County has 1,414 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 606 units since the year 2000 when it had 808 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -117 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,531 for sale housing units. Cape May County saw a decrease of -723 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 181 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 48,814 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 5,690 units since the year 2000 when it had 43,124 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 12,366 units since the year 1990 when it had 36,448 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Cape May County saw an increase of 6,676 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Cape May County has 17 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 9 units since the year 2000 when it had 8 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 15 for migrant workers homes. There was a decrease of -7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 2,413 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,191 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,222 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 596 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,817 listed as vacant other housing units. Cape May County saw a decrease of -595 units between 1990 and 2000.