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ZIP Code 08550

Primary City:Princeton Junction, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (6:50am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.28, -74.62
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08550. 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 08550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08550, 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:
Princeton Junction, NJ
Acceptable:
Princeton Jct, West Windsor
Unacceptable:
W Windsor, W Windsor Township, West Win Tow

Stats and Demographics for the 08550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08550 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 08550 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08550 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,445
Population Density 1,044 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,720
Median Home Value $594,200
Land Area 18.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,524
Median Household Income $169,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42878993382232124223050678498296871655740429722414499
Female4367209217983242583496428901,058925720582387321251176241
Total8641,5091,8541,6206455005791,1481,6742,0401,8931,4361,139791618475320340

Gender

 Male 9,446 49%
 Female 9,999 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,433 58.8%
 Black Or African American 541 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.1%
 Asian 6,825 35.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 154 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 472 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131351,0991,9201,30069236177
Renter2618922815182829574
Total393241,3272,0711,382774456151

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,092 78%
 Single Guardian 412 6%
 Singles 902 14%
 Singles With Roommate 118 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,482 53%
 Households with Kids 3,042 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6592921071371501691681651501892041951952212041981514857
Female64811131031311381531351631691671951832071972252121214344
Total12917320521026828832230332831935639937840241842941027291101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08550 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 08550 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 08550 real estate data, the median home value of $594,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08550. Rentals in 08550 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,266 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 174 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,098 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,499 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 927 14%
 Households Vacant 196 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 25.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 43 21.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 11.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 21.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 18.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 4%
 1 Bedroom 376 40%
 2 Bedroom 289 31%
 3+ Bedroom 229 24%
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 $169,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08550 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. ZIP code 08550 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 08550. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,803 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,559 24%
 No Earnings 4,453 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 6,803 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,559 24%
 No Earnings 4,453 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,392 70%
 Public transportation 1,760 19%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 164 2%
 Worked at Home 768 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08550 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 98 2%
 High School Graduate 716 11%
 Associate's degree 70 1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,204 35%
 Master's degree 1,726 28%
 Professional school degree 583 9%
 Doctorate degree 868 14%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,830 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 888 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 121 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08550

ZIP Code 08550 is in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08550.

Village Elementary School
601 New Village Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Thomas R Grover Middle School
10 Southfield Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Dutch Neck Elementary School
392 Village Rd East
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Maurice Hawk Elementary School
303 305 Clarksville Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South
346 Clarksville Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Kindercare Learning Center
1 Kinder Ct
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S House of the Windsors
270 Village Rd E
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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