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ZIP Code 08251

Primary City:Villas, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (3:44pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.03, -74.93
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08251. 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 08251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08251, 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:
Villas, NJ
Acceptable:
Del Haven
Unacceptable:
Miami Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 08251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08251 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 08251 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08251 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,364
Population Density 1,652 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,355
Median Home Value $201,000
Land Area 6.28 sq mi
Water Area 1.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,257
Median Household Income $44,513

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
Male31431531637428829928126826535436732433724221816910162
Female321322316321281345317305329415416413351298255182155128
Total635637632695569644598573594769783737688540473351256190

Gender

 Male 4,894 47%
 Female 5,470 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,657 93.2%
 Black Or African American 222 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 41 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 184 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 242 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49260408698740606407139
Renter8725120519612054289
Total136511613894860660435148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,891 44%
 Single Guardian 918 22%
 Singles 1,214 29%
 Singles With Roommate 234 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,998 70%
 Households with Kids 1,259 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5073615861556565695464705969737772856760
Female7165616162786458607164665956647564714753
Total121138122119123133129123129125128136118125137152136156114113

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08251 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08251 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 08251 real estate data, the median home value of $201,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08251 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 08251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,364 100%
 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 2,254 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,053 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 950 15%
 Households Vacant 2,098 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 4.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.1%
 For Sale Only 142 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,727 82.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 5.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 2%
 1 Bedroom 68 6%
 2 Bedroom 461 42%
 3+ Bedroom 545 50%
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 $44,513 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08251 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08251 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 08251 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 2,724 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,664 34%
 No Earnings 2,480 32%
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 2,724 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,664 34%
 No Earnings 2,480 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,903 93.2%
 Public transportation 72 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 146 3.5%
 Worked at Home 44 1.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 727 22.1%
 High School Graduate 1,985 60.2%
 Associate's degree 82 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 354 10.7%
 Master's degree 73 2.2%
 Professional school degree 22 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 54 1.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,506 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 127 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 60 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08251

ZIP Code 08251 is in the Lower Township Elementary School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08251.

David C Douglass Memorial School
2600 Bayshore Rd
Villas, NJ 08251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lower Township Elementary School District

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