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ZIP Code 08243

Primary City:Sea Isle City, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (3:08am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.16, -74.68
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08243. 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 08243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08243, 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:
Sea Isle City, NJ
Acceptable:
Townsend Inlt, Townsends Inlet

Stats and Demographics for the 08243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08243 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 08243 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08243 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,114
Population Density 975 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,900
Median Home Value $625,000
Land Area 2.17 sq mi
Water Area 2.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,041
Median Household Income $56,788

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 59

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male272730466149383344597311313511283534023
Female262233463928231846768911713312172665459
Total53496392100776151901351622302682331551199482

Gender

 Male 1,046 49%
 Female 1,068 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,085 98.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6145011425323011953
Renter938343530202412
Total15528414928325014365

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 521 50%
 Single Guardian 125 12%
 Singles 355 34%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 913 88%
 Households with Kids 128 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4384645754586798146910
Female156727238689469111151012
Total581411811710131013171013181925111922

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08243 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08243 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 08243 real estate data, the median home value of $625,000 is extremely high 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 08243. Rentals in 08243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,114 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 492 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 347 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 202 3%
 Households Vacant 5,859 85%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 4.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 0.3%
 For Sale Only 47 0.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5,479 93.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 0.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 77 29%
 2 Bedroom 78 29%
 3+ Bedroom 111 42%
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 $56,788 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08243 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 08243 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08243 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 08243 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 433 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 404 23%
 No Earnings 890 52%
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 433 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 404 23%
 No Earnings 890 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 553 80%
 Public transportation 20 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 16%
 Worked at Home 7 1%
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 43 5%
 High School Graduate 438 56%
 Associate's degree 26 3%
 Bachelor's degree 186 24%
 Master's degree 55 7%
 Professional school degree 28 4%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 133 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08243

ZIP Code 08243 is in the Sea Isle City Board of Education School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08243.

Sea Isle Elementary School
4501 Park Rd
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sea Isle City Board of Education School District

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