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ZIP Code 07108

Primary City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Clinton Hill
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (6:07pm)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.72, -74.20
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07108. 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 07108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07108, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 07108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07108 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 07108 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 07108 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,386
Population Density 17,788 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,341
Median Home Value $202,400
Land Area 1.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,553
Median Household Income $27,616

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0339801,0191,16078765259168775571968149042229319916611067
Female9581,0069881,1911,1261,0031,002942934998846651569417331261181171
Total1,9911,9862,0072,3511,9131,6551,5931,6291,6891,7171,5271,141991710530427291238

Gender

 Male 10,811 44%
 Female 13,575 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,302 5.3%
 Black Or African American 21,451 88.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.3%
 Asian 70 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,072 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 410 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3113329040033223617177
Renter4481,4141,4891,3581,040659362113
Total4791,5471,7791,7581,372895533190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,548 18%
 Single Guardian 4,040 47%
 Singles 2,533 30%
 Singles With Roommate 432 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,789 56%
 Households with Kids 3,764 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222199223188217171205186201194180189217239229218250241222169
Female196190208174187217203176223174193218202201227244287220213248
Total418389431362404388408362424368373407419440456462537461435417

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07108 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07108 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 07108 real estate data, the median home value of $202,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07108 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07108 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,563 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 18 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 805 3.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,291 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 379 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,883 67%
 Households Vacant 1,788 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 964 53.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.5%
 For Sale Only 136 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 647 36.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 136 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,468 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,219 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,710 41%
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 $27,616 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07108 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 07108 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07108 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. Most commuters in 07108 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,614 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,867 22%
 No Earnings 8,000 46%
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 5,614 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,867 22%
 No Earnings 8,000 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,031 67.3%
 Public transportation 2,119 28.3%
 Taxicab 32 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 3.7%
 Worked at Home 17 0.2%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,200 21.1%
 High School Graduate 3,695 65.0%
 Associate's degree 263 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 383 6.7%
 Master's degree 121 2.1%
 Professional school degree 17 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,233 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 490 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 467 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07108

ZIP Code 07108 is in the The Newark Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07108.

Fast Track Success Academy
190 Muhammad Ali Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Early College High School
66 Muhammad Ali Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Newark Public Schools
Eagle Academy
123 Muhammad Ali Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Newark Public Schools
Avon Avenue School
219 Avon Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Belmont Runyon Elementary School
1 Belmont Runyon Way
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Eighteenth Avenue Elementary School
229 18th Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Louise a Spencer Elementary School
66 Muhammad Ali Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Madison Avenue Elementary School
823 South 16th St
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Wilson Avenue School
19 Wilson Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Malcolm X Shabazz High School
80 Johnson Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
University High School
55 Clinton Place
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools

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