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ZIP Code 07202

Primary City:Elizabeth, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bayway
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (6:59pm)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -74.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07202. 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 07202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07202, 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:
Bayway, Elmora, Parkandbush

Stats and Demographics for the 07202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07202 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 07202 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 07202 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,849
Population Density 17,612 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,928
Median Home Value $283,000
Land Area 2.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,897
Median Household Income $43,534

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5121,4331,2431,4081,6051,7841,7401,6541,5341,4781,3601,031831568533317221180
Female1,5011,2301,2621,3121,4441,7151,6381,4801,4461,4071,2971,162993699552452384443
Total3,0132,6632,5052,7203,0493,4993,3783,1342,9802,8852,6572,1931,8241,2671,085769605623

Gender

 Male 20,432 50%
 Female 20,417 50%
Gender

Race

 White 25,075 61.4%
 Black Or African American 5,849 14.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 387 0.9%
 Asian 1,052 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 6,672 16.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,803 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32304603802727501329147
Renter5162,3562,3752,1861,488874457200
Total5482,6602,9782,9882,2151,375786347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,455 39%
 Single Guardian 3,989 29%
 Singles 3,590 26%
 Singles With Roommate 863 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,407 60%
 Households with Kids 5,490 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male303283309302285295279274300254273255238223270250256288344319
Female286272331286262274248226220218282240257265263251268248282266
Total589555640588547569527500520472555495495488533501524536626585

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07202 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 07202 real estate data, the median home value of $283,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07202 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07202 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,316 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 866 2.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 361 0.9%
 Other Institutional 267 0.7%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,489 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 956 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,452 70%
 Households Vacant 1,031 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 551 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 144 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 270 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4,106 41%
 1 Bedroom 2,056 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,492 25%
 3+ Bedroom 1,403 14%
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 $43,534 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07202 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 07202 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 07202 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07202 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 13,640 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,874 24%
 No Earnings 11,148 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 13,640 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,874 24%
 No Earnings 11,148 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,249 70.9%
 Public transportation 2,440 13.1%
 Taxicab 58 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,499 13.4%
 Worked at Home 430 2.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,823 29.2%
 High School Graduate 7,275 55.6%
 Associate's degree 461 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,092 8.4%
 Master's degree 222 1.7%
 Professional school degree 163 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,392 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 483 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 535 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07202

ZIP Code 07202 is in the Elizabeth Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07202.

Mabel G. Homes School No. 5
650 Bayway Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Frances C. Smith Early Childhood Center #50
1000 South Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Joseph Battin School No. 4
300 South Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Abraham Lincoln School No. 14
50 Grove St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Christopher Columbus School No. 15
511 Third Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Woodrow Wilson School No. 19
529 Edgar Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Victor Mravlag School No. 21
1014 South Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
William F. Halloran School No.22
1014 South Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Nicholas S. Lacorte-Peterstown School No. 3
700 Second Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Admiral William F. Halsey Junior Leadership Academy
641 South St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy
625 Summer St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
123 Pearl St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Elizabeth High School
447 Richmond St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
St Mary of the Assumption High School
237 S Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy
227 Center St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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