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ZIP Code 07078

Primary City:Short Hills, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.33
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07078. 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 07078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07078, 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:
Short Hills, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07078 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 07078 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07078 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,250
Population Density 2,048 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,325
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 6.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,177
Median Household Income $223,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4336927805301351001303465956955824563312281591229684
Female390662746537133112166443657731633419348244162145115113
Total8231,3541,5261,0672682122967891,2521,4261,215875679472321267211197

Gender

 Male 6,494 49%
 Female 6,756 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,805 81.5%
 Black Or African American 135 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 2,026 15.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 247 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0948421,302787422267118
Renter4521148741201710
Total41469561,389828442284128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,390 81%
 Single Guardian 311 7%
 Singles 420 10%
 Singles With Roommate 56 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,888 45%
 Households with Kids 2,289 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7281107108132139133145143165149155166145149154123851925
Female62789998128129138141126166137165129149131138167752617
Total1341592062062602682712862693312863202952942802922901604542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07078 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 07078 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 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 07078. Rentals in 07078 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,248 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,659 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,173 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 345 8%
 Households Vacant 148 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 16.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 31 20.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 8.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 31.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 22.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 192 68%
 2 Bedroom 17 6%
 3+ Bedroom 75 26%
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 $223,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07078 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 07078 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 07078 are able to work from home than most places in 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 07078. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,924 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,999 22%
 No Earnings 3,070 34%
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 3,924 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,999 22%
 No Earnings 3,070 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,381 63.0%
 Public transportation 1,263 23.5%
 Taxicab 12 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 1.9%
 Worked at Home 612 11.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07078 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 0 0.0%
 High School Graduate 254 6.8%
 Associate's degree 22 0.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,140 30.6%
 Master's degree 1,103 29.6%
 Professional school degree 947 25.4%
 Doctorate degree 257 6.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,175 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 794 19.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 2.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07078

ZIP Code 07078 is in the Millburn Township School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07078.

Deerfield School
26 Troy Ln
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millburn Township School District
Glenwood School
325 Taylor Rd South
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millburn Township School District
Hartshorn School
400 Hartshorn Dr
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millburn Township School District
St Rose of Lima Academy
52 Short Hills Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Far Brook School
52 Great Hills Rd
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rabbi Barry H Greene Ecc at Temple Bnai Jeshurun
1025 S Orange Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Montessori Childrens Academy
200 Hartshorn Dr
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Pingry School
Country Day Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Winston School
30 East Ln
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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