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ZIP Code 08501

Primary City:Allentown, NJ (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Coordinates:40.15, -74.55
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08501. 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 08501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08501, 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:
Allentown, NJ
Unacceptable:
Upper Freehold

Stats and Demographics for the 08501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08501 is located in central 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08501 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08501 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,582
Population Density 243 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,402
Median Home Value $395,900
Land Area 27.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,329
Median Household Income $109,402

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14726829623211010590156280352264220220167134965322
Female16124229822512095100207299338279240244204142785147
Total30851059445723020019036357969054346046437127617410469

Gender

 Male 3,212 49%
 Female 3,370 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,037 91.7%
 Black Or African American 169 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 224 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 111 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner77738558746735517932
Renter14405758459134
Total2111744264551236419236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,670 72%
 Single Guardian 212 9%
 Singles 346 15%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,439 62%
 Households with Kids 890 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1731324546455467565251646168645552362521
Female2636324346435851446952626649584661382221
Total436764889288112118100121103126127117122101113744742

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08501 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08501 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 08501 real estate data, the median home value of $395,900 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 08501. Rentals in 08501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,582 100%
 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 1,556 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 533 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 240 10%
 Households Vacant 73 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 23%
 2 Bedroom 79 43%
 3+ Bedroom 61 34%
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 $109,402 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08501 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 08501 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,961 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,313 26%
 No Earnings 1,749 35%
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 1,961 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,313 26%
 No Earnings 1,749 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,469 88%
 Public transportation 84 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 2%
 Worked at Home 198 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08501 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 68 3%
 High School Graduate 900 43%
 Associate's degree 96 5%
 Bachelor's degree 631 30%
 Master's degree 284 14%
 Professional school degree 57 3%
 Doctorate degree 59 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,055 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 235 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08501

ZIP Code 08501 is in the Upper Freehold Regional School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08501.

Stonebridge Middle School
1252 Yardvilleallentown Rd
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Newell Elementary School
27 High St
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Allentown High School
27 High St
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Kiddie Academy
5 Allyson Way
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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