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A small town in New Jersey, Wildwood Crest has slightly more than 3,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (37%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 51, is notably older than most cities in New Jersey. The majority of residents own their homes in Wildwood Crest, and 23% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $1,053/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in New Jersey. Over the course of a year, renters in Wildwood Crest will save around $2,600 compared to the state average.
There are two primary industries in Wildwood Crest: entertainment and retail. Together, these industries make up 14% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of about $74K, Wildwood Crest workers earn less than the average New Jersey resident. The town's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average ($73,345). Wildwood Crest has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Wildwood Crest has an average commute time of about 22 minutes, shorter than the New Jersey average of about 34 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 32% of commuters, while public transit isn't widely used. Not many workers (4%) commute on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.
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