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ZIP Code 07979

Primary City:Pottersville, NJ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Bedminster
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (4:52am)
Area code: 908 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.716, -74.719
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07979. 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 07979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07979, 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:
Pottersville, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07979 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 07979 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07979 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 589
Population Density 246 people per sq mi
Housing Units 194
Median Home Value $532,300
Land Area 2.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 181
Median Household Income $170,466

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 34

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


 Male 241 41%
 Female 348 59%


 White 538 91.3%
 Black Or African American 21 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 18 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 132 73%
 Single Guardian 19 10%
 Singles 23 13%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 122 67%
 Households with Kids 59 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07979 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07979 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 07979 real estate data, the median home value of $532,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07979 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 489 83%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 100 17%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 95 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 58 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 14%
 Households Vacant 13 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 8%
 For Sale Only 1 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $170,466 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07979 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. A higher percentage of people in 07979 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 07979. 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 213 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 154 31%
 No Earnings 135 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 213 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 154 31%
 No Earnings 135 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 216 71%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 8%
 Worked at Home 64 21%
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 20 11%
 High School Graduate 113 61%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 17 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 18 10%
 Doctorate degree 18 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 129 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07979

ZIP Code 07979 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07979.

Purnell School
51 Pottersville Rd
Pottersville, NJ 07979
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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