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ZIP Code 07060

Primary City:Plainfield, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Plainfield
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.62, -74.43
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07060

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07060. 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 07060. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07060, 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:
Plainfield, NJ
Acceptable:
N Plainfield, North Plainfield
Unacceptable:
Muhlenberg

Stats and Demographics for the 07060 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07060 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07060 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07060 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,998
Population Density 8,874 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,499
Median Home Value $279,700
Land Area 5.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,304
Median Household Income $53,800

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8831,5491,4341,5641,9562,1842,0011,8521,8081,7051,4861,117947635411244178137
Female1,7321,3741,4061,3951,5431,7601,7091,6021,6791,6421,4461,1551,079761488408330398
Total3,6152,9232,8402,9593,4993,9443,7103,4543,4873,3472,9322,2722,0261,396899652508535

Gender

 Male 23,091 51%
 Female 21,907 49%
Gender

Race

 White 16,157 35.9%
 Black Or African American 15,282 34.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 370 0.8%
 Asian 1,226 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 10,010 22.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,931 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner475301,3331,6641,396775394155
Renter5091,9441,8991,572970652328136
Total5562,4743,2323,2362,3661,427722291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,656 40%
 Single Guardian 4,165 29%
 Singles 3,410 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,073 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,393 59%
 Households with Kids 5,911 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male378374372362348336291282292309291274299261296289305341333363
Female337347352328337272260271234321278261279267290297293263252285
Total715721724690685608551553526630569535578528586586598604585648

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07060 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07060 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07060 real estate data, the median home value of $279,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07060 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07060 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 07060 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,269 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 327 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 34 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 362 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,249 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,045 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,010 52%
 Households Vacant 1,195 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 655 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 169 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 318 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 679 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,700 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,809 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,549 20%
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 $53,800 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07060 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. Residents in ZIP code 07060 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 07060 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07060 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,442 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,617 27%
 No Earnings 9,145 26%
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 16,442 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,617 27%
 No Earnings 9,145 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,879 67.3%
 Public transportation 1,787 7.6%
 Taxicab 159 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,286 22.4%
 Worked at Home 470 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,490 29.0%
 High School Graduate 7,575 49.0%
 Associate's degree 588 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,802 11.6%
 Master's degree 707 4.6%
 Professional school degree 221 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 90 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,162 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 774 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 783 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07060

ZIP Code 07060 is in the Union County Teams Charter School-High School/College La School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07060.

Union County Teams Charter School
515 517 West Fourth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Union County Teams Charter School-High School/College La School District
East End School
170 Oneida Ave
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Plainfield Boro School District
Somerset School
303 Somerset St
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Plainfield Boro School District
Stony Brook School
269 Grove St
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Plainfield Boro School District
West End School
447 Greenbrook Rd
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Plainfield Boro School District
Hubbard Middle School
661 West Eighth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Dewitt D. Barlow Elementary School
E Front St and Farragut Rd
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Cedarbrook Elementary School
1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Evergreen Elementary School
1033 Evergreen Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Charles H. Stillman Elementary School
201 West Fourth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Washington Community School
427 Darrow Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Warren Middle School
100 Old Stirling Rd
Warren, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Warren Township School District
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School
35 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Barack Obama Green Charter High School District
North Plainfield High School
34 Wilson Ave
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Plainfield Boro School District
Plainfield High School
950 Park Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Mcauley School
107 Westervelt Ave
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cooling Waters Christian Academy
1304 South Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Covenant Christian Academy
315 W 7th St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Koinonia Academy
1040 Plainfield Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Star Bright Christian Learning Center
145 Park Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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