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ZIP Code 07106

Primary City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lower Vailsburg
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:19pm)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.23
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07106. 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 07106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07106, 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:
Newark, NJ
Unacceptable:
Vailsburg

Stats and Demographics for the 07106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07106 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 07106 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07106 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,298
Population Density 22,032 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,375
Median Home Value $217,100
Land Area 1.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,348
Median Household Income $40,067

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
Male1,1621,0671,1231,2031,0951,0301,0461,0121,0131,08190177865946233218512980
Female1,1591,1671,1681,1981,2781,1761,2861,2141,1641,2131,131982930629477320238210
Total2,3212,2342,2912,4012,3732,2062,3322,2262,1772,2942,0321,7601,5891,091809505367290

Gender

 Male 14,358 46%
 Female 16,940 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,203 7.0%
 Black Or African American 25,558 81.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.6%
 Asian 1,203 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,487 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 666 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3524662282788266722451
Renter5291,6361,6971,6531,160594390135
Total5641,8822,3192,4802,0421,261614186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,362 30%
 Single Guardian 4,324 38%
 Singles 3,047 27%
 Singles With Roommate 615 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,875 61%
 Households with Kids 4,473 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222239238224197244225205196233234213220223212248246253244239
Female209219255239239236223238231231232246250209240240250221247257
Total431458493463436480448443427464466459470432452488496474491496

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07106 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07106 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07106 real estate data, the median home value of $217,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07106 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07106 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,298 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,988 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 566 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,794 58%
 Households Vacant 2,027 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,426 70.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 1.7%
 For Sale Only 181 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 0.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 367 18.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 174 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,136 30%
 2 Bedroom 3,093 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,794 25%
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 $40,067 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07106 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 07106 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07106 has very few people that work at home. 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 07106. 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 9,658 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,104 21%
 No Earnings 9,103 38%
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 9,658 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,104 21%
 No Earnings 9,103 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,372 67%
 Public transportation 3,424 28%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 516 4%
 Worked at Home 122 1%
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 1,616 18.6%
 High School Graduate 5,425 62.5%
 Associate's degree 487 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 808 9.3%
 Master's degree 293 3.4%
 Professional school degree 44 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,364 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 444 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 445 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07106

ZIP Code 07106 is in the The Newark Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07106.

Alexander Street School
43 Alexander St
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Boylan Early Childhood Center
15 Boylan St
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Lincoln
87 Richelieu Ter
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Mt Vernon Place School
142 Mount Vernon Place
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Speedway Avenue School
701 South Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Ivy Hill Elementary School
107 Ivy St
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Early Childhood Academy of Excellence
534 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Early Childhood Academy - West
26 Speedway Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Growing Garden Preschool & Kindergarten
962 S Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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