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ZIP Code 07062

Primary City:Plainfield, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (1:12pm)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.63, -74.40
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07062

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07062. 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 07062. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07062, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 07062 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07062 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 07062 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 07062 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,949
Population Density 6,990 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,701
Median Home Value $263,700
Land Area 1.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,386
Median Household Income $61,943

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male482414469415407418420474459497469365313215136976658
Female44047641044439944944746353455850542238929817315211799
Total9228908798598068678679379931,055974787702513309249183157

Gender

 Male 6,174 48%
 Female 6,775 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,152 24.3%
 Black Or African American 7,768 60.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 0.5%
 Asian 185 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,248 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 529 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2024558173163340123399
Renter70348344339187108425
Total905939251,070820509275104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,827 42%
 Single Guardian 1,354 31%
 Singles 915 21%
 Singles With Roommate 290 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,645 60%
 Households with Kids 1,741 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male102751099410077817086105898689100918779748479
Female8489929010710887928278798094798281103968285
Total186164201184207185168162168183168166183179173168182170166164

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07062 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07062 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07062 real estate data, the median home value of $263,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07062 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07062 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07062 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,928 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,417 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 526 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,443 31%
 Households Vacant 315 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 77 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 367 25.3%
 2 Bedroom 586 40.5%
 3+ Bedroom 485 33.5%
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 $61,943 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07062 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 07062 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 07062 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 07062. 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 3,905 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 28%
 No Earnings 3,231 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 3,905 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 28%
 No Earnings 3,231 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,117 70%
 Public transportation 806 14%
 Taxicab 68 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 705 12%
 Worked at Home 155 3%
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 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 733 19.2%
 High School Graduate 1,929 50.4%
 Associate's degree 261 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 661 17.3%
 Master's degree 216 5.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,143 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07062

ZIP Code 07062 is in the Central Jersey Arts Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07062.

Central Jersey Arts Charter School
1225 South Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Jersey Arts Charter School District
Maxson Middle School
920 East Seventh St
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Frederic W. Cook Elementary School
739 Leland Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Emerson Elementary School
305 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Woodland Elementary School
730 Central St
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield Public Schools
Phoenix Academy Day Care Center
1345 South Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
I Am'S Temple Christian Academy
620 Ravine Rd
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Newmark School
365 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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