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ZIP Code 07042

Primary City:Montclair, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -74.22
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07042. 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 07042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07042, 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:
Montclair, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07042 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07042 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07042 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,599
Population Density 6,780 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,372
Median Home Value $513,900
Land Area 3.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,696
Median Household Income $79,525

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7138959168376187918578179811,008931792617361228201161134
Female6738279117826449199791,0671,1361,1701,138985739455345346279346
Total1,3861,7221,8271,6191,2621,7101,8361,8842,1172,1782,0691,7771,356816573547440480

Gender

 Male 11,858 46%
 Female 13,741 54%
Gender

Race

 White 13,335 52.1%
 Black Or African American 9,389 36.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 941 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 663 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,215 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner252871,0171,3881,169509383165
Renter2341,4471,3021,084835427296128
Total2591,7342,3192,4722,004936679293

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,166 39%
 Single Guardian 2,035 19%
 Singles 3,710 35%
 Singles With Roommate 785 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,196 67%
 Households with Kids 3,500 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male138156154142153171191174206200202178159177211185199130112106
Female143123145146143158202169155185179180180187186172186134104121
Total281279299288296329393343361385381358339364397357385264216227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07042 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07042 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07042 real estate data, the median home value of $513,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07042. Rentals in 07042 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,310 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 130 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 155 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,946 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 997 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,753 51%
 Households Vacant 676 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 375 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Sale Only 74 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 347 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,016 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,083 39%
 3+ Bedroom 926 17%
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 $79,525 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07042 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 07042 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 07042. 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 9,476 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,681 23%
 No Earnings 5,975 30%
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 9,476 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,681 23%
 No Earnings 5,975 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,173 64.7%
 Public transportation 2,727 21.6%
 Taxicab 19 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 813 6.4%
 Worked at Home 904 7.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 584 8%
 High School Graduate 2,265 29%
 Associate's degree 294 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,431 31%
 Master's degree 1,190 15%
 Professional school degree 709 9%
 Doctorate degree 268 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,620 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 744 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 196 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07042

ZIP Code 07042 is in the Montclair Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07042.

Renaissance Middle School at the Rand Building
176 North Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Bradford Elementary School
87 Mt Hebron Rd
Upper Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Edgemont Elementary School
20 Edgemont Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Glenfield Middle School
25 Maple Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Hillside Elementary School
54 Orange Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Mt. Hebron Middle School
173 Bellevue Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Nishuane Elementary School
32 Cedar Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Northeast Elementary School
603 Grove St
Upper Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Watchung Elementary School
14 Garden St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Charles H. Bullock School
55 Washington St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Montclair High School
100 Chestnut St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montclair Public Schools
Immaculate Conception High School
33 Cottage Pl
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Deron School II
130 Grove St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Montclair Kimberley Academy
201 Valley Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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