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ZIP Code 07208

Primary City:Elizabeth, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Westminster
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.68, -74.23
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07208. 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 07208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07208, 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:
North Elizabeth

Stats and Demographics for the 07208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07208 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 07208 are primarily white. 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07208 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,219
Population Density 17,754 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,203
Median Home Value $307,900
Land Area 1.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,492
Median Household Income $45,927

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1561,0329829951,0781,2531,1161,1141,1601,2301,147961712484338251140128
Female1,1559949009221,2431,3281,2181,0921,0901,1891,162982849540428335254261
Total2,3112,0261,8821,9172,3212,5812,3342,2062,2502,4192,3091,9431,5611,024766586394389

Gender

 Male 15,277 49%
 Female 15,942 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,888 57.3%
 Black Or African American 6,703 21.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 231 0.7%
 Asian 999 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 4,177 13.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,204 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14287593891825473291132
Renter4921,7661,6651,7841,249603324103
Total5062,0532,2582,6752,0741,076615235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,536 39%
 Single Guardian 3,050 27%
 Singles 3,245 28%
 Singles With Roommate 661 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,258 63%
 Households with Kids 4,234 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male235232213234252195206189190224169228176185186185220206198221
Female230225229230197201203192201182187183176172182200182189169231
Total465457442464449396409381391406356411352357368385402395367452

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07208 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 07208 real estate data, the median home value of $307,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07208. Rentals in 07208 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,112 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 3 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 103 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,625 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 881 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,986 65%
 Households Vacant 711 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 431 60.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 81 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 161 22.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3,439 46%
 1 Bedroom 2,142 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,400 19%
 3+ Bedroom 529 7%
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 $45,927 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07208 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 07208 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07208 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 10,941 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,941 28%
 No Earnings 6,773 27%
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 10,941 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,941 28%
 No Earnings 6,773 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,886 75.3%
 Public transportation 2,420 15.3%
 Taxicab 34 0.2%
 Motorcycle 32 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 928 5.9%
 Worked at Home 481 3.0%
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 2,127 21.6%
 High School Graduate 5,258 53.5%
 Associate's degree 598 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,188 12.1%
 Master's degree 383 3.9%
 Professional school degree 202 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 76 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,344 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 796 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 496 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07208

ZIP Code 07208 is in the Elizabeth Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07208.

Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy School No. 26
631 657 Westminster Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Dr. Albert Einstein Academy School No. 29
919 North Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Ronald Reagan Academy School No. 30
730 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Dr. Antonia Pantoja School No. 27
505 517 Morris Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Elmora School No. 12
638 Magie Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Robert Morris School No. 18
860 Cross Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Nicholas Murray Butler School No. 23
501 Union Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center #51
544 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
310 Cherry St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabeth Public Schools
Benedictine Academy
840 N Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Genevieve School
209 Princeton Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy
330 Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bruriah High School for Girls
35 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Yeshiva of Elizabeth
330 Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evangel Day School
656 N Broad St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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