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ZIP Code 07069

Primary City:Watchung, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (9:10pm)
Coordinates:40.64, -74.44
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07069

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07069. 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 07069. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07069, 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:
Watchung, NJ
Acceptable:
Plainfield

Stats and Demographics for the 07069 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07069 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07069 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07069 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,157
Population Density 972 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,378
Median Home Value $713,200
Land Area 6.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,246
Median Household Income $107,861

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1431892721911111041211201982352762222221781231036976
Female14219421817488125121184216282252242221194143120121167
Total285383490365199229242304414517528464443372266223190243

Gender

 Male 2,953 48%
 Female 3,204 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,902 79.6%
 Black Or African American 249 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 792 12.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 146 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75323647543632419375
Renter592867352304267
Total12145322548488354235142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,482 66%
 Single Guardian 233 10%
 Singles 447 20%
 Singles With Roommate 84 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,478 66%
 Households with Kids 768 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2428343640364727395457415565446234371420
Female2031352929404037484447335242373755232215
Total4459696569768764879810474107107819989603635

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07069 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07069 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 07069 real estate data, the median home value of $713,200 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 07069. Rentals in 07069 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 07069 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,039 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,168 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 631 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 447 19%
 Households Vacant 132 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 39 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 13%
 1 Bedroom 59 23%
 2 Bedroom 90 35%
 3+ Bedroom 75 29%
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 $107,861 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07069 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 07069 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 07069. 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 1,891 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,162 23%
 No Earnings 1,914 39%
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 1,891 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,162 23%
 No Earnings 1,914 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,476 88.1%
 Public transportation 158 5.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 0.8%
 Worked at Home 154 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07069 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 76 4%
 High School Graduate 466 23%
 Associate's degree 123 6%
 Bachelor's degree 672 33%
 Master's degree 312 15%
 Professional school degree 273 13%
 Doctorate degree 128 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 751 71.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 264 25.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 3.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07069

ZIP Code 07069 is in the Watchung Borough Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07069.

Bayberry School
Bayberry Ln
Watchung, NJ 07069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watchung Borough Public School District
Valley View School
50 Valley View Rd
Watchung, NJ 07069
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Watchung Borough Public School District

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