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ZIP Code 07201

Primary City:Elizabeth, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.67, -74.18
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07201. 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 07201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07201, 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:
Elizabeth, NJ
Unacceptable:
Betsytown, Peterstown, Union Square

Stats and Demographics for the 07201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07201 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07201 are primarily white. 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07201 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,263
Population Density 3,952 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,337
Median Home Value $270,000
Land Area 6.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,395
Median Household Income $41,505

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0859558999121,0481,0871,1061,0801,003984913670488331244149111103
Female1,0398988338861,0191,1011,071924975965875687551375306241199150
Total2,1241,8531,7321,7982,0672,1882,1772,0041,9781,9491,7881,3571,039706550390310253

Gender

 Male 13,168 50%
 Female 13,095 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,183 46.4%
 Black Or African American 7,518 28.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 159 0.6%
 Asian 295 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 4,871 18.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,216 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2218839952646528720175
Renter3391,4221,5331,332809450237110
Total3611,6101,9321,8581,274737438185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,250 39%
 Single Guardian 2,833 34%
 Singles 1,784 21%
 Singles With Roommate 528 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,713 56%
 Households with Kids 3,682 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male223223243203192200165197201192168188182169196160201168187225
Female228210197199212145186175180196161177144155169178171212156215
Total451433440402404345351372381388329365326324365338372380343440

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 07201 real estate data, the median home value of $270,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07201 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07201 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 07201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,500 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 232 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 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 528 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,633 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 530 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,232 67%
 Households Vacant 942 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 457 48.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2.4%
 For Sale Only 105 11.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 1.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 315 33.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,198 22%
 1 Bedroom 1,149 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,703 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,458 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 $41,505 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07201 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. Residents in ZIP code 07201 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 07201 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07201 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,643 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,484 19%
 No Earnings 6,301 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 8,643 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,484 19%
 No Earnings 6,301 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,965 65.7%
 Public transportation 1,020 9.6%
 Taxicab 17 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,238 21.1%
 Worked at Home 366 3.5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,374 31.2%
 High School Graduate 4,633 60.8%
 Associate's degree 97 1.3%
 Bachelor's degree 356 4.7%
 Master's degree 63 0.8%
 Professional school degree 84 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,821 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 164 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 515 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07201

ZIP Code 07201 is in the Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07201.

Elizabeth Day
208 Commerce St
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
Winfield Scott School No. 2
125 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Louverture-Lafayette School No. 6
1071 Julia St
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Madison Monroe School No. 16
1091 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy
27 Martin Luther King Jr Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools

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