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ZIP Code 07306

Primary City:Jersey City, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Journal Square|West Side
County: Hudson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:36am)
Area code: 201 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.07
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07306

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07306. 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 07306. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07306, 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 07306 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07306 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 07306 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07306 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 52,669
Population Density 19,352 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,373
Median Home Value $285,000
Land Area 2.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,045
Median Household Income $46,312

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7351,4111,3481,6642,5703,4752,8962,1061,9041,8311,6921,4431,214816533392237146
Female1,6561,2891,2311,5752,3002,6752,2341,7751,6411,6621,5751,4371,243929660498452424
Total3,3912,7002,5793,2394,8706,1505,1303,8813,5453,4933,2672,8802,4571,7451,193890689570

Gender

 Male 27,413 52%
 Female 25,256 48%
Gender

Race

 White 18,656 35.4%
 Black Or African American 7,456 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 333 0.6%
 Asian 17,026 32.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.1%
 Other Race 6,616 12.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,541 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42609937996951633348156
Renter8874,1653,1312,9432,1941,205653195
Total9294,7744,0683,9393,1451,8381,001351

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,466 37%
 Single Guardian 4,200 21%
 Singles 6,191 31%
 Singles With Roommate 2,188 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 14,128 70%
 Households with Kids 5,917 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male378322310328303283281253291263288240261296301267293397406408
Female364334320315281261267241239244238256250243265281260368401453
Total742656630643584544548494530507526496511539566548553765807861

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07306 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07306 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07306 real estate data, the median home value of $285,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07306 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07306 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 07306 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,405 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 314 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 778 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 165 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,408 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,264 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 15,373 69%
 Households Vacant 2,328 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,060 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1%
 For Sale Only 697 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 97 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 420 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,446 9%
 1 Bedroom 5,474 35%
 2 Bedroom 6,209 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,612 17%
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 $46,312 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07306 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 07306 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 07306 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 07306 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. However, that is not the case in 07306. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 18,669 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,994 21%
 No Earnings 15,996 37%
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 18,669 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,994 21%
 No Earnings 15,996 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,296 36.8%
 Public transportation 12,358 48.9%
 Taxicab 130 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,574 10.2%
 Worked at Home 902 3.6%
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 2,715 14.4%
 High School Graduate 7,439 39.5%
 Associate's degree 570 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 5,343 28.3%
 Master's degree 2,331 12.4%
 Professional school degree 332 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 119 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,079 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 837 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 682 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07306

ZIP Code 07306 is in the Jersey City Golden Door Charter School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07306.

Jersey City Golden Door Charter School
3044 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Golden Door Charter School District
The Ethical Community Charter School
95 Broadway
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Ethical Community Charter School District
Charles E. Trefurt School
96 Franklin St
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Martin Luther King Junior School
886 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Mahatma K. Gandhi School
143 Romaine Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Anthony J. Infante School
3055 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Dr. Charles P. Defuccio School
214 Plainfield Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Jotham W. Wakeman School
100 St Pauls Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
Franklin L. Williams School
222 Laidlaw Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
County Prep High School
525 Montgomery St
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hudson County Schools of Technology School District
Liberty High School
40 Sip Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
William L Dickinson High School
2 Palisade Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jersey City Public Schools
St Aloysius Elementary Academy
721 W Side Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hudson Catholic Regional High School
790 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Joseph Elementary School
509 Pavonia Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Elizabeth Child Care Center
129 Garrison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Primary Prep Elementary School
41 Tuers Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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