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ZIP Code 07838

Primary City:Great Meadows, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (2:23pm)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.89, -74.91
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07838. 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 07838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07838, 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:
Great Meadows, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07838 is located in north New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07838 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07838 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,568
Population Density 143 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,343
Median Home Value $305,500
Land Area 24.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,258
Median Household Income $85,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male831361631481089086101146161181154966236261911
Female67106138120979079114144201170147946242282042
Total15024230126820518016521529036235130119012478543953

Gender

 Male 1,807 51%
 Female 1,761 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,393 95.1%
 Black Or African American 42 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 70 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 21 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner592217348259974121
Renter94433342219116
Total141362503822811165227

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 793 63%
 Single Guardian 156 12%
 Singles 235 19%
 Singles With Roommate 74 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 771 61%
 Households with Kids 487 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1417192225292835193326354128323145182222
Female1514181115182518302226422325282825291022
Total2931373340475353495552776453605970473244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07838 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07838 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 07838 real estate data, the median home value of $305,500 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 07838. Rentals in 07838 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,534 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 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 29 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 843 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 237 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 178 13%
 Households Vacant 85 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 18 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 12%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 10%
 2 Bedroom 74 29%
 3+ Bedroom 157 61%
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 $85,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07838 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. 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 07838. 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 1,410 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 754 26%
 No Earnings 747 26%
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 1,410 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 754 26%
 No Earnings 747 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,810 95.5%
 Public transportation 12 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.7%
 Worked at Home 60 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 99 9%
 High School Graduate 594 52%
 Associate's degree 77 7%
 Bachelor's degree 284 25%
 Master's degree 83 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 15 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 924 86.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 112 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 2.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07838

ZIP Code 07838 is in the Great Meadows Regional School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07838.

Central Elementary School
281 Route 46
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Meadows Regional School District
Liberty Elementary School
334 Mountain Lake Rd
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Meadows Regional School District
Great Meadows Regional Middle School
273 Route 46
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Great Meadows Regional School District

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