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ZIP Code 07021

Primary City:Essex Fells, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (8:34am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -74.28
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07021. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07021, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Essex Fells, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07021 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07021 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07021 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,091
Population Density 1,486 people per sq mi
Housing Units 755
Median Home Value $817,500
Land Area 1.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 725
Median Household Income $171,509

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male49761087632182644891009168715640232324
Female69921048123183156941138180596037292624
Total11816821215755365710018321317214813011677524948

Gender

 Male 1,014 48%
 Female 1,077 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,976 94.5%
 Black Or African American 23 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 46 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 41 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0101201991461166032
Renter0510125343
Total0151302111511196435

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 527 73%
 Single Guardian 64 9%
 Singles 123 17%
 Singles With Roommate 11 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 415 57%
 Households with Kids 310 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11810612112316141827252414231624856
Female1881615211619152121181922241621231923
Total29162621332742313539454446383937472779

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07021 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07021 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07021 real estate data, the median home value of $817,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07021. Rentals in 07021 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,091 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 477 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 206 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 6%
 Households Vacant 30 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 2 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 23%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 39%
 3+ Bedroom 38 61%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $171,509 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07021 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 07021 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 07021. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 738 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 329 21%
 No Earnings 492 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 738 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 329 21%
 No Earnings 492 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 813 84.8%
 Public transportation 79 8.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.6%
 Worked at Home 61 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07021 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5 0.7%
 High School Graduate 172 25.3%
 Associate's degree 16 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 230 33.8%
 Master's degree 127 18.6%
 Professional school degree 100 14.7%
 Doctorate degree 31 4.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 390 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 157 28.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07021

ZIP Code 07021 is in the Essex Fells School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07021.

Essex Fells Elementary School
102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Essex Fells School District

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