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ZIP Code 07304

Primary City:Jersey City, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: The Junction|The Hill|Claremont|West Bergen|Bergen/Lafayette
County: Hudson County
Timezone: Eastern (5:21pm)
Area code: 201 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.71, -74.07
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07304. 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 07304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07304, 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:
Jersey City, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07304 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 07304 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 07304 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,233
Population Density 21,991 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,954
Median Home Value $288,900
Land Area 1.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,064
Median Household Income $44,104

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
Male1,5221,3321,3981,5351,4871,6391,5401,4801,3851,4211,3561,070891622393244134108
Female1,5661,3201,4211,5211,6061,8101,6771,5481,5591,5521,5101,2711,063730589389292252
Total3,0882,6522,8193,0563,0933,4493,2173,0282,9442,9732,8662,3411,9541,352982633426360

Gender

 Male 19,557 47%
 Female 21,676 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,698 21.1%
 Black Or African American 18,062 43.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 197 0.5%
 Asian 6,011 14.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1%
 Other Race 6,272 15.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,960 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner584317991,002903559282103
Renter6062,3592,4092,3501,667959434143
Total6642,7903,2083,3522,5701,518716246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,614 31%
 Single Guardian 5,115 34%
 Singles 4,339 29%
 Singles With Roommate 996 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,316 62%
 Households with Kids 5,748 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male317310299289250268247296271287270251284306300307324299305307
Female306334305307271262266276245261324277274285305295328296297299
Total623644604596521530513572516548594528558591605602652595602606

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07304 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 07304 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07304 real estate data, the median home value of $288,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07304 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07304 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,911 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 49 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 273 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,259 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 878 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,927 64%
 Households Vacant 1,890 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,052 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 163 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 545 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 431 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,432 33%
 2 Bedroom 3,434 33%
 3+ Bedroom 3,086 30%
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 $44,104 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07304 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 07304 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. However, that is not the case in 07304. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,696 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,407 19%
 No Earnings 11,761 36%
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 14,696 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,407 19%
 No Earnings 11,761 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,234 49.1%
 Public transportation 7,200 38.3%
 Taxicab 26 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,753 9.3%
 Worked at Home 610 3.2%
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 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 2,333 19%
 High School Graduate 6,273 50%
 Associate's degree 594 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,327 19%
 Master's degree 721 6%
 Professional school degree 210 2%
 Doctorate degree 106 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,564 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 628 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 420 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07304

ZIP Code 07304 is in the Dream Prepartory Charter High School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07304.

Dream Prepartory Charter High School
No St Address
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dream Prepartory Charter High School District
Regional Day School
425 Johnston Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Learning Community Charter School
2495 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Learning Community Charter School District
Dr Lena Edwards Academic Charter School
509 Bramhall Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dr Lena Edwards Academic Charter School District
Julia A. Barnes School
91 Astor Place
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Ollie Culbreth Junior School
153 Union St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Rev. Dr. Ercel F. Webb School
264 Van Horne St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Chaplain Charles Watters School
220 Virginia Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Ps # 33
362 Union St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Joseph H. Brensinger School
600 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Lincoln High School
60 Crescent Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
St Dominic Academy
2572 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Al Ghazaly School
17 Park St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Badr School
539 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ycs May Academy
36 Emory St
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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