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ZIP Code 08234

Primary City:Egg Harbor Township, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Atlantic County
Timezone: Eastern (4:33am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -74.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08234. 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 08234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08234, 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:
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Acceptable:
Egg Harbor Twp, Egg Hbr Twp
Unacceptable:
Bargaintown, Mckee City, Pleasantville, Steelmanville

Stats and Demographics for the 08234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08234 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 08234 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08234 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,532
Population Density 702 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,844
Median Home Value $241,300
Land Area 60.58 sq mi
Water Area 2.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,917
Median Household Income $71,316

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3821,5851,6861,7039831,0251,0731,4361,7181,8691,7201,3541,162803552332213149
Female1,3221,4871,6001,5451,0291,0661,2821,7041,7931,8851,8061,4761,316933585394290274
Total2,7043,0723,2863,2482,0122,0912,3553,1403,5113,7543,5262,8302,4781,7361,137726503423

Gender

 Male 20,745 49%
 Female 21,787 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,723 69.9%
 Black Or African American 4,063 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 160 0.4%
 Asian 5,000 11.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 2,194 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,386 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner991,2752,8143,6282,7591,580670188
Renter893714424412771428656
Total1881,6463,2564,0693,0361,722756244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,417 56%
 Single Guardian 2,696 18%
 Singles 3,001 20%
 Singles With Roommate 803 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,818 59%
 Households with Kids 6,099 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male256257305308298331302329325346310319359352378400329323273238
Female263252294267306285287287322331312296348313344352360282207225
Total519509599575604616589616647677622615707665722752689605480463

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08234 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08234 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 08234 real estate data, the median home value of $241,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08234 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 08234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,513 100.0%
 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 19 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,845 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,168 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,904 12%
 Households Vacant 927 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 107 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 289 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 63 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 244 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 213 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 2%
 1 Bedroom 268 15%
 2 Bedroom 676 38%
 3+ Bedroom 814 45%
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 $71,316 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08234 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08234 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 14,066 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,284 29%
 No Earnings 9,156 28%
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 14,066 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,284 29%
 No Earnings 9,156 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,065 93.0%
 Public transportation 424 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 458 2.2%
 Worked at Home 538 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,275 10%
 High School Graduate 7,179 54%
 Associate's degree 938 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,485 19%
 Master's degree 1,005 8%
 Professional school degree 191 1%
 Doctorate degree 107 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,414 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,358 13.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 968 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08234

ZIP Code 08234 is in the Egg Harbor Township School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08234.

E. H. Slaybaugh Elementary School
11 Swift Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Clayton J. Davenport Elementary School
2501 Spruce Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
H. Russel Swift Elementary School
5 Swift Dr
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School
2 Alder Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Alder Avenue Middle School
25 Alder Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Fernwood Avenue Middle School
4034 Fernwood Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Atlantic Transitional Education Center
2562 Tilton Rd
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Project Teach Atlantic
2562 Tilton Rd
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Egg Harbor Township High School
24 High School Dr
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Egg Harbor Township School District
Trocki Jewish Community Day School
6814 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Atlantic Christian School
391 Zion Rd
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Kids' Choice Academy
6701 Black Horse Pike Ste A13
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
English Creek Academy
600 Scarborough Dr
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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