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ZIP Code 08109

Primary City:Merchantville, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Camden
Timezone: Eastern (8:06pm)
Coordinates:39.95, -75.06
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08109. 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 08109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08109, 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:
Merchantville, NJ
Acceptable:
Pennsauken
Unacceptable:
Camden

Stats and Demographics for the 08109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08109 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 08109 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08109 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,407
Population Density 4,605 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,048
Median Home Value $205,400
Land Area 4.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,572
Median Household Income $63,821

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male649685701755654667685711768793875716654397327267204166
Female663657691719695701797754779872946830664475427353341369
Total1,3121,3421,3921,4741,3491,3681,4821,4651,5471,6651,8211,5461,318872754620545535

Gender

 Male 10,674 48%
 Female 11,733 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,303 63.8%
 Black Or African American 4,277 19.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.3%
 Asian 1,439 6.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 1,588 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 719 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner467091,1921,5321,387762519240
Renter129413378351297276231110
Total1751,1221,5701,8831,6841,038750350

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,059 47%
 Single Guardian 1,689 20%
 Singles 2,375 28%
 Singles With Roommate 449 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,816 68%
 Households with Kids 2,756 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131124139137142139133140131136141136147141142170152153138132
Female126137116146138136126127130134141134151131131133147152156134
Total257261255283280275259267261270282270298272273303299305294266

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08109 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 08109 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08109 real estate data, the median home value of $205,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08109. Rentals in 08109 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08109 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,211 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,841 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,546 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,185 24%
 Households Vacant 476 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 212 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 110 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,014 46%
 2 Bedroom 647 29%
 3+ Bedroom 431 19%
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 $63,821 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08109 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. Residents in ZIP code 08109 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 08109 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 8,067 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,380 24%
 No Earnings 6,100 33%
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 8,067 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,380 24%
 No Earnings 6,100 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,880 90.0%
 Public transportation 680 6.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 1.2%
 Worked at Home 261 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 921 13%
 High School Graduate 4,239 58%
 Associate's degree 455 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,096 15%
 Master's degree 424 6%
 Professional school degree 149 2%
 Doctorate degree 78 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,783 68.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 697 17.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 568 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08109

ZIP Code 08109 is in the Merchantville School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08109.

Merchantville Elementary School
130 South Centre St
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merchantville School District
Pennsauken Intermediate School
8125 Park Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
7201 Irving Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
Gh Carson Elementary School
4150 Garfield Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
George B. Fine Elementary School
3800 Gladwyn Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
5526 Wisteria Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
Camden County Technical School-Pennsauken
6008 Browning Rd
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Camden County Technical School District
Howard M Phifer Middle School
8201 Park Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District
St Stephen School
6300 Browning Rd
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter Elementary School
51 W Maple Ave
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bishop Eustace Prep School
5552 Marlton Pike
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Martin Luther Christian School
4106 Terrace Ave
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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