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ZIP Code 08402

Primary City:Margate City, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Atlantic County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Coordinates:39.34, -74.51
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08402

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08402. 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 08402. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08402, 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:
Margate City, NJ
Unacceptable:
Atlantic City, Margate

Stats and Demographics for the 08402 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08402 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08402 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 small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08402 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,354
Population Density 4,490 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,114
Median Home Value $483,100
Land Area 1.42 sq mi
Water Area 1.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,156
Median Household Income $64,414

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9811314813010910195105144226262269283249214183141109
Female9311415213993109118115199220309285310303236201176203
Total191227300269202210213220343446571554593552450384317312

Gender

 Male 2,979 47%
 Female 3,375 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,123 96.4%
 Black Or African American 45 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 62 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 46 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner553183432589533431206
Renter2612496151116908338
Total31177279583705623514244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,447 46%
 Single Guardian 357 11%
 Singles 1,199 38%
 Singles With Roommate 153 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,649 84%
 Households with Kids 507 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2416162418152524313130332529262922351826
Female1822152218292022252733323624342637222015
Total4238314636444546565863656153605559573841

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08402 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08402 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08402 real estate data, the median home value of $483,100 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 08402. Rentals in 08402 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08402 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,354 100%
 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 1,393 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,039 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 724 10%
 Households Vacant 3,958 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 157 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.4%
 For Sale Only 103 2.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,616 91.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 1.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 8%
 1 Bedroom 219 33%
 2 Bedroom 279 43%
 3+ Bedroom 103 16%
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 $64,414 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08402 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 08402 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 1,745 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,510 27%
 No Earnings 2,379 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 1,745 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,510 27%
 No Earnings 2,379 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,536 89%
 Public transportation 42 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 3%
 Worked at Home 187 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08402 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 85 4%
 High School Graduate 920 41%
 Associate's degree 100 4%
 Bachelor's degree 657 29%
 Master's degree 155 7%
 Professional school degree 224 10%
 Doctorate degree 105 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 491 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 186 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08402

ZIP Code 08402 is in the Margate City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08402.

Eugene A. Tighe Middle School
7804 Amherst Ave
Margate, NJ 08402
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Margate City School District
William H. Ross III School
101 North Haverford Ave
Margate, NJ 08402
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Margate City School District
Jewish Community Center
501 N Jerome Ave
Margate City, NJ 08402
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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