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ZIP Code 08312

Primary City:Clayton, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Gloucester County
Timezone: Eastern (9:24am)
Area code: 856 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.66, -75.09
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08312

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08312. 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 08312. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08312, 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:
Clayton, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08312 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08312 is located in west 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 08312 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 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 08312 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,875
Population Density 1,356 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,009
Median Home Value $183,500
Land Area 5.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,807
Median Household Income $62,980

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28628930728322423726429125431724225422713464544625
Female26927927729720226430430626630330630122313198858977
Total555568584580426501568597520620548555450265162139135102

Gender

 Male 3,798 48%
 Female 4,077 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,962 75.7%
 Black Or African American 1,358 17.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 141 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 120 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 266 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2328645353251321912044
Renter311351099389696526
Total5442156262560228818570

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,452 52%
 Single Guardian 572 20%
 Singles 624 22%
 Singles With Roommate 159 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,709 61%
 Households with Kids 1,098 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5951635860605853585364616267595561545438
Female5958574354604057685260665346507652625751
Total1181091201011141209811012610512412711511310913111311611189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08312 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08312 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 08312 real estate data, the median home value of $183,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08312 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08312 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08312 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,875 100%
 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 1,794 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 396 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 617 21%
 Households Vacant 202 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 86 43%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 212 29%
 2 Bedroom 223 30%
 3+ Bedroom 304 41%
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 $62,980 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08312 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. However, that is not the case in 08312. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,423 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,662 28%
 No Earnings 1,889 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 2,423 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,662 28%
 No Earnings 1,889 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,257 93%
 Public transportation 87 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 2%
 Worked at Home 60 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 252 10.8%
 High School Graduate 1,522 65.0%
 Associate's degree 160 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 292 12.5%
 Master's degree 80 3.4%
 Professional school degree 17 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,279 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 310 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08312

ZIP Code 08312 is in the Clayton Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08312.

Herma S. Simmons Elementary School
300 West Chestnut St
Clayton, NJ 08312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clayton Public Schools
Clayton Middle School
55 Pop Kramer Blvd
Clayton, NJ 08312
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clayton Public Schools
Clayton High School
55 Pop Kramer Blvd
Clayton, NJ 08312
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clayton Public Schools
St Michael the Archangel Regional School
51 W North St
Clayton, NJ 08312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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