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ZIP Code 08069

Primary City:Penns Grove, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Salem County
Timezone: Eastern (12:44pm)
Area code: 856 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.71, -75.45
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08069

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08069. 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 08069. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08069, 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:
Penns Grove, NJ
Acceptable:
Carneys Point
Unacceptable:
Carneys Point Township

Stats and Demographics for the 08069 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08069 is located in west 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 08069 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08069 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,076
Population Density 777 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,439
Median Home Value $154,800
Land Area 16.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,003
Median Household Income $44,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male496463471436376447407368377414431416324238181130100113
Female449443413437394479443435392484485448393241233196199324
Total945906884873770926850803769898916864717479414326299437

Gender

 Male 6,188 47%
 Female 6,888 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,012 61.3%
 Black Or African American 3,398 26.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.4%
 Asian 90 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,088 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 437 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31302403649661381254131
Renter147520394379290207143111
Total1788227971,028951588397242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,942 39%
 Single Guardian 1,290 26%
 Singles 1,482 30%
 Singles With Roommate 289 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,296 66%
 Households with Kids 1,707 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male99941019910880899294961029591877893106867362
Female113908191821019183867389896894917888998180
Total212184182190190181180175180169191184159181169171194185154142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08069 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 08069 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 08069 real estate data, the median home value of $154,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08069 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08069 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08069 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,723 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 344 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,950 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 862 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,191 40%
 Households Vacant 436 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 74 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 2%
 1 Bedroom 739 33%
 2 Bedroom 772 34%
 3+ Bedroom 684 30%
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 $44,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08069 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08069 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,511 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,643 26%
 No Earnings 3,947 39%
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 3,511 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,643 26%
 No Earnings 3,947 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,583 91%
 Public transportation 140 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 241 5%
 Worked at Home 87 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 915 23.5%
 High School Graduate 2,288 58.7%
 Associate's degree 236 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 335 8.6%
 Master's degree 81 2.1%
 Professional school degree 25 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,188 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 141 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 297 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08069

ZIP Code 08069 is in the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08069.

Paul W Carleton
251 Maple Ave
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Field Street School
144 Field St
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Lafayette - Pershing
237 Shell Rd
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Penns Grove Middle School
351 Maple Ave
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Penns Grove High School
334 Harding Hwy
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District

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