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ZIP Code 07205

Primary City:Hillside, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (7:13am)
Coordinates:40.69, -74.23
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07205. 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 07205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07205, 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:
Hillside, NJ
Acceptable:
Ind Hillside, Industrial Hillside

Stats and Demographics for the 07205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07205 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 07205 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07205 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,398
Population Density 7,786 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,531
Median Home Value $268,600
Land Area 2.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,110
Median Household Income $58,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male67966166177375566063863073475376064556538524119213377
Female672687748772748680796743866883898760703455391257203194
Total1,3511,3481,4091,5451,5031,3401,4341,3731,6001,6361,6581,4051,268840632449336271

Gender

 Male 9,942 46%
 Female 11,456 54%
Gender

Race

 White 7,432 34.7%
 Black Or African American 11,384 53.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 585 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,332 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 611 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner473858491,1731,137728403151
Renter974915525453231416820
Total1448761,4011,7181,460869471171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,461 49%
 Single Guardian 2,070 29%
 Singles 1,321 19%
 Singles With Roommate 258 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,268 60%
 Households with Kids 2,842 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male134125156125109129118144161147132126108148158160159145151158
Female154144121127116123142158148152149133155159173159158150132143
Total288269277252225252260302309299281259263307331319317295283301

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07205 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07205 real estate data, the median home value of $268,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07205. Rentals in 07205 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,386 99.9%
 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 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,787 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,086 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,237 30%
 Households Vacant 421 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Sale Only 108 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 161 8%
 1 Bedroom 317 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,214 57%
 3+ Bedroom 441 21%
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 $58,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07205 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. Residents in ZIP code 07205 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07205 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 6,497 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,634 22%
 No Earnings 6,769 40%
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 6,497 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,634 22%
 No Earnings 6,769 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,225 84%
 Public transportation 681 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 438 5%
 Worked at Home 252 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,098 16.5%
 High School Graduate 3,805 57.1%
 Associate's degree 394 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 996 14.9%
 Master's degree 265 4.0%
 Professional school degree 33 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 74 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,641 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 559 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 387 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07205

ZIP Code 07205 is in the Hillside Board of Education School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07205.

Calvin Coolidge School
614 Tillman St
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
Hurden Looker School
1261 Liberty Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School
145 Hillside Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
A.p. Morris Early Childhood Center
143 Coe Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
George Washington School
1530 Leslie St
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
Hillside High School
1085 Liberty Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hillside Board of Education School District
Hillside Catholic Academy
397 Columbia Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Temple Academy
1500 Maple Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Torchlight Educational Academy & Tutoring Center
266 William St
Hillside, NJ 07205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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