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ZIP Code 08104

Primary City:Camden, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Camden County
Timezone: Eastern (1:17pm)
Area code: 856 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.93, -75.11
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08104. 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 08104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08104, 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:
Camden, NJ
Acceptable:
Haddon Township, Haddon Twp
Unacceptable:
South Camden

Stats and Demographics for the 08104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08104 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08104 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08104 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,851
Population Density 7,697 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,786
Median Home Value $76,400
Land Area 3.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,257
Median Household Income $24,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2971,1611,0361,0869147886806165705976504683362501861137447
Female1,2071,1541,0461,1081,1261,157999765778799717584538350249173118114
Total2,5042,3152,0822,1942,0401,9451,6791,3811,3481,3961,3671,052874600435286192161

Gender

 Male 10,869 46%
 Female 12,982 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,876 12.1%
 Black Or African American 15,614 65.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 162 0.7%
 Asian 180 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 4,206 17.6%
 Two Or More Races 796 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4835854266759045622383
Renter5801,5031,04396868331814847
Total6281,8611,5851,6351,273774371130

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,534 19%
 Single Guardian 4,185 51%
 Singles 2,090 25%
 Singles With Roommate 448 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,345 53%
 Households with Kids 3,912 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male230249287262257229222223230257209181180209210216224230206195
Female229254248244232246224242210234237210194171218219239212220236
Total459503535506489475446465440491446391374380428435463442426431

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08104 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08104 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 08104 real estate data, the median home value of $76,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08104 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08104 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,679 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 80 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 92 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,956 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,011 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,290 54%
 Households Vacant 1,529 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 603 39.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1.7%
 For Sale Only 111 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 0.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 781 51.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,405 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,140 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,872 34%
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 $24,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08104 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. ZIP code 08104 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 08104 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08104 has very few people that work at home. 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 08104 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 5,109 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,021 25%
 No Earnings 7,122 44%
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 5,109 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,021 25%
 No Earnings 7,122 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,223 72%
 Public transportation 1,187 16%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 739 10%
 Worked at Home 65 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,614 34.1%
 High School Graduate 2,706 57.1%
 Associate's degree 88 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 271 5.7%
 Master's degree 57 1.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,464 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 255 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 531 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08104

ZIP Code 08104 is in the Camden City Public Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08104.

Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
990 Morgan Blvd
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Camden City Public Schools
Freedom Academy Charter School
1400 Collings Rd
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Freedom Academy Charter School
D.u.e. Season Charter School
1000 Atlantic Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: D.u.e. Season Charter School District
Camden Virtua Excel
1000 Atlantic Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Henry L. Bonsall Family School
1575 Mount Ephraim Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Charles Sumner Elementary School
1600 South 8th St
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Henry B. Wilson Family School
2250 South 8th St
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Yorkship Elementary School
1251 Collings Rd
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Riletta Twyne Cream Family School
1875 Mulford St
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Camden Virtua Kids in Transition
1000 Atlantic Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Camden Virtua Insight
1000 Atlantic Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Camden Cap
1716 Broadway
Camden, NJ 08104
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District

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