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ZIP Code 08512

Primary City:Cranbury, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:54am)
Coordinates:40.32, -74.53
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08512

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08512. 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 08512. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08512, 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:
Cranbury, NJ
Acceptable:
East Windsor
Unacceptable:
E Windsor

Stats and Demographics for the 08512 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08512 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 08512 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08512 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,105
Population Density 475 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,133
Median Home Value $449,300
Land Area 21.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,862
Median Household Income $84,864

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2613123963902432592492683384464143553532581521076662
Female21626535533023525825230242047345440937226419814297134
Total477577751720478517501570758919868764725522350249163196

Gender

 Male 4,929 49%
 Female 5,176 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,863 67.9%
 Black Or African American 649 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 1,812 17.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 497 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 254 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1014535970165339617246
Renter542743372901981177139
Total6441969699185151324385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,255 58%
 Single Guardian 506 13%
 Singles 914 24%
 Singles With Roommate 187 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,541 66%
 Households with Kids 1,321 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44555955595270557674877282811027495704947
Female4743394541446160595466768574728181603642
Total919898100100961311151351281531481671551741551761308589

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08512 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08512 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 08512 real estate data, the median home value of $449,300 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 08512. Rentals in 08512 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08512 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,975 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,695 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 787 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,380 33%
 Households Vacant 271 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 32 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 1%
 1 Bedroom 590 40%
 2 Bedroom 787 53%
 3+ Bedroom 84 6%
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 $84,864 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08512 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. Residents in ZIP code 08512 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. Most commuters in 08512 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 3,636 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,205 26%
 No Earnings 2,516 30%
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 3,636 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,205 26%
 No Earnings 2,516 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,321 84.6%
 Public transportation 285 5.6%
 Taxicab 29 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 3.0%
 Worked at Home 317 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 229 7%
 High School Graduate 1,183 35%
 Associate's degree 110 3%
 Bachelor's degree 943 28%
 Master's degree 634 19%
 Professional school degree 94 3%
 Doctorate degree 176 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,842 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 123 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08512

ZIP Code 08512 is in the Cranbury Township Board of Education School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08512.

Cranbury School
23 North Main St
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cranbury Township Board of Education School District
Bright Horizons at Cranbury
2557 Us Highway 130
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Preschool Academy
2674 Us Highway 130 # B1
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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