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ZIP Code 08502

Primary City:Belle Mead, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Coordinates:40.44, -74.65
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08502. 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 08502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08502, 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:
Belle Mead, NJ
Unacceptable:
Montgomery

Stats and Demographics for the 08502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08502 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 08502 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08502 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,317
Population Density 886 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,744
Median Home Value $630,400
Land Area 12.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,639
Median Household Income $157,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28249667758021517713730247066662738822813582635217
Female232472638529204191230370568688581370217134110855945
Total5149681,3151,1094193683676721,0381,3541,20875844526919214811162

Gender

 Male 5,594 49%
 Female 5,723 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,157 63.2%
 Black Or African American 412 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 3,350 29.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 96 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 294 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3665931,20359421410722
Renter5521323818683292211
Total582798311,38967724312933

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,770 76%
 Single Guardian 322 9%
 Singles 452 12%
 Singles With Roommate 95 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,651 45%
 Households with Kids 1,988 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male465858637097961161171111321501481361641321391054037
Female4038507481859499113119122123126148136149135703936
Total86961081371511821902152302302542732742843002812741757973

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08502 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08502 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 08502 real estate data, the median home value of $630,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08502. Rentals in 08502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,252 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 65 0.6%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,257 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 545 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 837 22%
 Households Vacant 105 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 10%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 230 37%
 2 Bedroom 327 52%
 3+ Bedroom 69 11%
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 $157,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08502 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. Residents in ZIP code 08502 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 08502. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,092 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,590 19%
 No Earnings 2,759 33%
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 4,092 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,590 19%
 No Earnings 2,759 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,417 86%
 Public transportation 277 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 2%
 Worked at Home 332 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08502 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 64 2%
 High School Graduate 364 11%
 Associate's degree 81 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,157 35%
 Master's degree 881 26%
 Professional school degree 301 9%
 Doctorate degree 497 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,894 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 391 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 245 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08502

ZIP Code 08502 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08502.

East Mountain School
252 County Road 601
Belle Mead, NJ 08502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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