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ZIP Code 07076

Primary City:Scotch Plains, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (8:04pm)
Coordinates:40.64, -74.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07076

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07076. 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 07076. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07076, 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:
Scotch Plains, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07076 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07076 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 07076 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07076 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,480
Population Density 2,609 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,876
Median Home Value $469,100
Land Area 9.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,575
Median Household Income $109,872

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7508559137514744656337908811,007933776589431314244206204
Female7898529026884685546958599831,0901,009775686516381362317338
Total1,5391,7071,8151,4399421,0191,3281,6491,8642,0971,9421,5511,275947695606523542

Gender

 Male 11,216 48%
 Female 12,264 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,157 77.3%
 Black Or African American 2,613 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.1%
 Asian 1,804 7.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 326 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 549 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner144871,3841,8011,353854604293
Renter3642238335824514512868
Total509091,7672,1591,598999732361

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,369 63%
 Single Guardian 1,048 12%
 Singles 1,859 22%
 Singles With Roommate 299 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,208 61%
 Households with Kids 3,367 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1731201321511661561831611891811801871971681731821911267990
Female1481791571551711831621591771821591882021711761761421148076
Total321299289306337339345320366363339375399339349358333240159166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07076 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 07076 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 07076 real estate data, the median home value of $469,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07076. Rentals in 07076 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07076 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,355 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 0.3%
 Other Institutional 21 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,965 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,825 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,785 20%
 Households Vacant 301 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 40.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 71 23.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 8.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 8.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 18.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,016 59%
 2 Bedroom 395 23%
 3+ Bedroom 319 18%
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 $109,872 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07076 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. ZIP code 07076 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 07076. 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 8,797 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,605 25%
 No Earnings 5,116 28%
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 8,797 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,605 25%
 No Earnings 5,116 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,851 81%
 Public transportation 1,386 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 2%
 Worked at Home 607 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07076 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 130 2%
 High School Graduate 2,579 34%
 Associate's degree 519 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,410 32%
 Master's degree 1,034 14%
 Professional school degree 524 7%
 Doctorate degree 400 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,672 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 933 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 241 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07076

ZIP Code 07076 is in the Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07076.

Union Regional School
1524 Terrill Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Park Middle School
580 Park Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Terrill Middle School
1301 Terrill Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
School One
563 Willow Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Howard B. Brunner
721 Westfield Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
J. Ackerman Coles
16 Kevin Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Evergreen School
2280 Evergreen Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
William J. Mcginn
1100 Roosevelt Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
641 Westfield Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Hillcrest Academy-North
2630 Plainfield Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Educational Services Commission School District
Union County Magnet High School
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Vocational-Technical School District
Academy for Allied Health Sciences
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Vocational-Technical School District
Academy for Performing Arts
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Vocational-Technical School District
Union County Tech
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Vocational-Technical School District
Academy for Information Technology
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Vocational-Technical School District
St Bartholomew Academy
2032 Westfield Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Union Catholic Regional High School
1600 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Christopher Academy
1390 Terrill Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Scotch Plains Baptist Christian Day School
333 Park Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
L'Academy Montessori
1577 E 2nd St
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nursery School-Jcc of Central New Jersey
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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