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ZIP Code 08401

Primary City:Atlantic City, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Atlantic County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.39, -74.45
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08401. 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 08401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08401, 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:
Atlantic City, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08401 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 08401 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,554
Population Density 3,715 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,009
Median Home Value $203,300
Land Area 10.65 sq mi
Water Area 6.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,502
Median Household Income $29,200

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5231,4071,2001,3241,4291,3971,2141,2551,3751,5011,4241,2041,042707514353316209
Female1,5561,2871,2111,3321,4691,4461,3281,3171,2581,3841,4461,1761,014827683560450416
Total3,0792,6942,4112,6562,8982,8432,5422,5722,6332,8852,8702,3802,0561,5341,197913766625

Gender

 Male 19,394 49%
 Female 20,160 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,540 26.6%
 Black Or African American 15,148 38.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 241 0.6%
 Asian 6,153 15.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 5,549 14.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,905 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner572946191,032963729527214
Renter7491,9802,0452,3001,7901,210723270
Total8062,2742,6643,3322,7531,9391,250484

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,012 26%
 Single Guardian 4,549 29%
 Singles 5,815 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1,126 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,544 68%
 Households with Kids 4,958 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male313317302275319303269263253230267227254222258270250283263267
Female317302306298279220243291254269243236214249262257236300277286
Total630619608573598523512554507499510463468471520527486583540553

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08401 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 08401 real estate data, the median home value of $203,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,752 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 186 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 5 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 611 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,961 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,474 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,067 55%
 Households Vacant 4,507 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,410 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 1%
 For Sale Only 274 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 89 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,860 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 836 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,097 10%
 1 Bedroom 4,202 38%
 2 Bedroom 3,597 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,100 19%
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 $29,200 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08401 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. ZIP code 08401 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 08401 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08401 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. More commuters in 08401 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,951 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,549 25%
 No Earnings 12,809 42%
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 9,951 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,549 25%
 No Earnings 12,809 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,997 47.6%
 Public transportation 3,938 26.8%
 Taxicab 173 1.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,479 23.7%
 Worked at Home 110 0.7%
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. 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 3,239 27.1%
 High School Graduate 6,144 51.4%
 Associate's degree 571 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,426 11.9%
 Master's degree 392 3.3%
 Professional school degree 130 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,698 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 387 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,135 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08401

ZIP Code 08401 is in the Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08401.

Atlantic Regional School
2562 Tilton Rd
Egg Harbor, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Oceanside Charter School
1750 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oceanside Charter School District
Sovereign Avenue School
3205 Arctic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Chelsea Heights School
4101 Filbert Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Texas Avenue School
2523 Arctic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
New York Avenue School
411 North New York Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Uptown School Complex
323 Madison Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Pennsylvania Ave School
201 North Pennsylvania Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Richmond Avenue School
4115 Ventnor Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Venice Park School
1601 North Penrose Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex
1700 Marmora Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Atlantic City High School
1400 North Albany Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Atlantic City Public Schools
Our Lady Star of the Sea Regional
15 N California Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Hope Christian Academy/Robinson Small Lrng Cen
715 Baltic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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