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ZIP Code 08008

Primary City:Beach Haven, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Ocean County
Timezone: Eastern (1:38pm)
Coordinates:39.6, -74.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08008. 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 08008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08008, 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:
Beach Haven, NJ
Acceptable:
Harvey Cedars, Long Bch Twp, Long Beach, Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom, Surf City
Unacceptable:
Brant Beach, Harvey Cedars Boro, High Bar Harbor, Loveladies, North Beach, Ship Bottom Boro, Surf City Boro

Stats and Demographics for the 08008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08008 is located in southeast 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 08008 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08008 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,975
Population Density 641 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,855
Median Home Value $737,400
Land Area 10.88 sq mi
Water Area 27.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,445
Median Household Income $73,094

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 59

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male79103100135153199104116177214239316348353281257151106
Female798812114310712590107150198280345386393315235192190
Total158191221278260324194223327412519661734746596492343296

Gender

 Male 3,431 49%
 Female 3,544 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,657 95.4%
 Black Or African American 45 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.0%
 Asian 37 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 181 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 48 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1849139397702766528204
Renter37143112117106574624
Total55192251514808823574228

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,743 51%
 Single Guardian 327 9%
 Singles 1,198 35%
 Singles With Roommate 177 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,000 87%
 Households with Kids 445 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2213211125202419151717162822302036262326
Female1324191216231118202718242626273243271418
Total3537402341433537354435405448575279533744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08008 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08008 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 08008 real estate data, the median home value of $737,400 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 08008. Rentals in 08008 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,972 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,502 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,301 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 642 4%
 Households Vacant 14,410 81%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,102 7.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 118 0.8%
 For Sale Only 170 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12,901 89.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 0.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 10%
 1 Bedroom 53 13%
 2 Bedroom 152 36%
 3+ Bedroom 173 41%
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 $73,094 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08008 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. Most commuters in 08008 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,723 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,506 24%
 No Earnings 3,142 49%
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 1,723 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,506 24%
 No Earnings 3,142 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,277 86%
 Public transportation 55 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 4%
 Worked at Home 227 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08008 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 113 4%
 High School Graduate 1,098 39%
 Associate's degree 116 4%
 Bachelor's degree 809 29%
 Master's degree 420 15%
 Professional school degree 196 7%
 Doctorate degree 76 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 409 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 92 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08008

ZIP Code 08008 is in the Beach Haven School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08008.

Beach Haven School
8th St and Beach Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beach Haven School District
Ethel A. Jacobsen Elementary School
200 Barnegat Ave
Surf City, NJ 08008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Long Beach Island Consolidated School District
Long Beach Island Grade School
201 20th St
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Long Beach Island Consolidated School District

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