Cape May is located on 2.8 square miles at the southern tip of New Jersey with year-round residential population of 4,034 people. The population reaches 100,000 when factoring in the seasonal residents. Cape May has been recognized as one of the top 10 beaches by the Travel Channel and its shores draw visitors from all over the world.
Tourism is the major industry for Cape May, with fishing (commercial and sport) coming in second to the economy. In the winter, the temperatures average around 40 degrees and the city turns into a Dickensian-period wonderland through the holidays. In the summer, the temps can reach 84 degrees.