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ZIP Code 08244

Primary City:Somers Point, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Atlantic County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16am)
Coordinates:39.32, -74.59
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08244

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08244. 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 08244. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08244, 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:
Somers Point, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08244 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08244 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08244 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08244 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,849
Population Density 1,880 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,621
Median Home Value $239,400
Land Area 5.77 sq mi
Water Area 3.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,686
Median Household Income $48,220

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3142713443753313422952982944414463773262131661278059
Female330274316333384371285352363472538441344256218162161150
Total644545660708715713580650657913984818670469384289241209

Gender

 Male 5,099 47%
 Female 5,750 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,555 78.9%
 Black Or African American 1,153 10.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 332 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 450 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 326 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18168295737663398268105
Renter15843640742328416611545
Total1766047021,160947564383150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,720 37%
 Single Guardian 1,121 24%
 Singles 1,499 32%
 Singles With Roommate 346 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,315 71%
 Households with Kids 1,371 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6154536155674455506366776573769280765167
Female7280536344615461546553664983676275666354
Total1331341061249912898116104128119143114156143154155142114121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08244 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08244 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 08244 real estate data, the median home value of $239,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08244 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08244 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08244 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,839 99.9%
 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 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,905 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 747 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,034 36%
 Households Vacant 935 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 74 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 561 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 56 3%
 1 Bedroom 561 28%
 2 Bedroom 974 49%
 3+ Bedroom 397 20%
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 $48,220 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08244 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. 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 08244 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 3,362 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,794 32%
 No Earnings 2,546 29%
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 3,362 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,794 32%
 No Earnings 2,546 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,521 88.2%
 Public transportation 255 5.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 3.4%
 Worked at Home 171 3.3%
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 328 10%
 High School Graduate 1,780 54%
 Associate's degree 342 10%
 Bachelor's degree 548 17%
 Master's degree 143 4%
 Professional school degree 66 2%
 Doctorate degree 70 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,780 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 337 15.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08244

ZIP Code 08244 is in the Somers Point School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08244.

Dawes Avenue Elementary School
22 West Dawes Ave
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somers Point School District
Jordan Road Elementary School
129 Jordan Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somers Point School District
New York Avenue Elementary School
121 West New York Ave
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somers Point School District
Charter~tech High School for the Performing Arts
413 New Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charter~tech High School for the Performing Arts School District
St Joseph Regional School
11 Harbor Ln
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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