West Wildwood, New Jersey

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West Wildwood is a borough in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 448.

West Wildwood was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 21, 1920, from portions of Middle Township.[6]

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Geography

West Wildwood is located at 39°00′01″N 74°49′26″W / 39.000209°N 74.823945°W / 39.000209; -74.823945 (39.000209, -74.823945).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km2), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (25.71%) is water.

West Wildwood borders North Wildwood City, Wildwood City, and Middle Township.

West Wildwood is a small island connected to Wildwood by a two-lane bridge. The borough is mostly vacation and year-round homes with a single night club, a miniature golf course and several marinas.[8]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 448 people, 202 households, and 117 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,698.0 people per square mile (665.3/km2). There were 775 housing units at an average density of 1, 150.9/km2 (2,937.4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.76% White, 0.22% Asian, 2.23% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.79% of the population.

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