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ZIP Code 08205

Primary City:Absecon, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Atlantic County
Timezone: Eastern (9:08pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.49, -74.47
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08205. 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 08205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08205, 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:
Absecon, NJ
Acceptable:
Galloway, Smithville
Unacceptable:
Galloway Township

Stats and Demographics for the 08205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08205 is located in south 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 08205 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08205 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,626
Population Density 675 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,394
Median Home Value $234,600
Land Area 42.41 sq mi
Water Area 9.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,516
Median Household Income $62,856

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
Male7658701,0141,0788867897337929241,1421,169946693608420340224155
Female7918279631,0719508329199341,0811,2841,3311,030790662517368325403
Total1,5561,6971,9772,1491,8361,6211,6521,7262,0052,4262,5001,9761,4831,270937708549558

Gender

 Male 13,548 47%
 Female 15,078 53%
Gender

Race

 White 19,552 68.3%
 Black Or African American 3,532 12.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 3,487 12.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,071 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 899 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner627791,4012,2991,7091,128611161
Renter2286055055062531087685
Total2901,3841,9062,8051,9621,236687246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,428 52%
 Single Guardian 2,069 20%
 Singles 2,301 22%
 Singles With Roommate 718 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,685 64%
 Households with Kids 3,831 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male157132161159180158172184176179194204215222219244237200178164
Female160163167153156150176173172186182196197202236231243187174143
Total317295328312336308348357348365376400412424455475480387352307

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08205 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 08205 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 08205 real estate data, the median home value of $234,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08205. Rentals in 08205 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,186 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 401 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,293 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,857 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,366 21%
 Households Vacant 878 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 170 19.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 128 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 391 44.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 18.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 4%
 1 Bedroom 554 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,280 55%
 3+ Bedroom 428 18%
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 $62,856 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08205 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. More commuters in 08205 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,715 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,620 30%
 No Earnings 6,791 31%
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 8,715 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,620 30%
 No Earnings 6,791 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,114 92.1%
 Public transportation 514 3.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 253 1.9%
 Worked at Home 267 2.0%
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 1,204 13.5%
 High School Graduate 4,745 53.1%
 Associate's degree 655 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,593 17.8%
 Master's degree 576 6.4%
 Professional school degree 99 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 66 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,513 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 401 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 670 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08205

ZIP Code 08205 is in the Galloway Community Charter School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08205.

Galloway Community Charter School
112 South New York Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galloway Community Charter School District
Arthur Rann Elementary School
515 South Eighth Ave
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galloway Township Public Schools
Reeds Road Elementary School
103 South Reeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galloway Township Public Schools
Roland Rogers Elementary School
105 South Reeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galloway Township Public Schools
Smithville Elementary School
37 South Old Port Republic Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galloway Township Public Schools
Galloway Township Middle School
100 South Reeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Galloway Township Public Schools
Absegami High School
201 South Wrangleboro Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District
Assumption Regional Catholic School
146 S Pitney Rd
Absecon, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Highland Academy
600 E Moss Mill Rd
Absecon, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jersey Shore Baptist Academy
216 S Wrangleboro Rd
Absecon, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Champion Baptist Academy
512 S Pitney Rd
Absecon, NJ 08205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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