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ZIP Code 07871

Primary City:Sparta, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (12:54am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.05, -74.62
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07871. 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 07871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07871, 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:
Sparta, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07871 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 07871 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07871 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,165
Population Density 558 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,960
Median Home Value $398,700
Land Area 37.91 sq mi
Water Area 2.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,370
Median Household Income $124,718

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5928709969124253433635678971,10296176357843526615510989
Female5758351,0208263463034476641,0241,134961760586428264199190180
Total1,1671,7052,0161,7387716468101,2311,9212,2361,9221,5231,164863530354299269

Gender

 Male 10,423 49%
 Female 10,742 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,934 94.2%
 Black Or African American 224 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 511 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 148 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 321 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner204011,4092,1221,47075831885
Renter34128125150698210693
Total545291,5342,2721,539840424178

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,137 70%
 Single Guardian 721 10%
 Singles 1,275 17%
 Singles With Roommate 237 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,192 57%
 Households with Kids 3,178 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10311513114614917817319117919518320221220420321820117711393
Female981131341511391701641801821812301892231971942111941408776
Total201228265297288348337371361376413391435401397429395317200169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07871 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07871 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 07871 real estate data, the median home value of $398,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07871. Rentals in 07871 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,127 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 22 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,404 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,179 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 787 10%
 Households Vacant 590 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 8.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 116 19.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 284 48.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 18.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 13%
 1 Bedroom 173 30%
 2 Bedroom 77 14%
 3+ Bedroom 245 43%
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 $124,718 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07871 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 07871. 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 6,890 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,550 29%
 No Earnings 4,406 28%
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 6,890 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,550 29%
 No Earnings 4,406 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,999 89.9%
 Public transportation 237 2.4%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 1.5%
 Worked at Home 611 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07871 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 180 3%
 High School Graduate 2,185 33%
 Associate's degree 357 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,647 40%
 Master's degree 881 13%
 Professional school degree 245 4%
 Doctorate degree 154 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,268 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 995 18.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 144 2.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07871

ZIP Code 07871 is in the Sussex County Educational Services Commission School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07871.

Northern Hills Academy
10 Gail Court
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sussex County Educational Services Commission School District
Sussex County Charter School for Technology
385 North Church Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sussex County Charter School for Technology School District
Sparta Middle School
350 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sparta Township Public Schools
Helen Morgan School
100 Stanhope Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sparta Township Public Schools
Sparta Alpine School
151 Andover Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Township Public Schools
Sparta High School
70 West Mountain Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sparta Township Public Schools
Sussex County Technical School
105 North Church Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sussex County Technical School District
Rev George a Brown School
294 Sparta Ave
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John XXIII High School
28 Andover Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Hilltop Country Day School
32 Lafayette Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Alpine Montessori - Sparta
57 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Center
233 Sparta Ave
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blessed Beginnings Preschool & Kindergarten
32 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Veritas Christian Academy
385 Houses Corner Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Goddard School
107 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bright Begginings Learning Center
26 Gail Ct Ste 5
Sparta, NJ 07871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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