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Lower is a township in Cape May County, in the Ocean City metro area.
The latitude of Lower is 38.975N. The longitude is -74.9W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,945.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lower demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cape May County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08251 ZIP code.
20% of Lower residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lower ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lower was $19,786, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Lower residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lower, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $591. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,005.
Cape May County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lower political report.
The average commute time for Lower workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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