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ZIP Code 08551

Primary City:Ringoes, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Hunterdon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33am)
Coordinates:40.44, -74.84
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08551. 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 08551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08551, 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:
Ringoes, NJ
Unacceptable:
East Amwell, East Amwell Township, East Amwell Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 08551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08551 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 08551 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 a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08551 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,532
Population Density 205 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,971
Median Home Value $502,800
Land Area 26.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,907
Median Household Income $121,154

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male118235300227117757811823328130222018614974413422
Female111212240170109829113927332127921618610956423155
Total229447540397226157169257506602581436372258130836577

Gender

 Male 2,810 51%
 Female 2,722 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,074 91.7%
 Black Or African American 114 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 249 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 40 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2543145644172098940
Renter13354653461375
Total15893606174632229645

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,361 71%
 Single Guardian 176 9%
 Singles 276 14%
 Singles With Roommate 94 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,124 59%
 Households with Kids 783 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2921262741484255495563526763625647362614
Female1325283141404439484745455053414344241822
Total424654588288869497102108971171161039991604436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08551 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08551 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 08551 real estate data, the median home value of $502,800 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 08551. Rentals in 08551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,520 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,293 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 396 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 218 11%
 Households Vacant 64 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 8%
 For Sale Only 14 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 22%
 2 Bedroom 34 23%
 3+ Bedroom 83 55%
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 $121,154 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08551 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 08551 are able to work from home than most places in 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 08551. 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 1,864 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,233 30%
 No Earnings 988 24%
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 1,864 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,233 30%
 No Earnings 988 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,398 86%
 Public transportation 36 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 1%
 Worked at Home 312 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08551 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 63 4%
 High School Graduate 650 37%
 Associate's degree 161 9%
 Bachelor's degree 442 25%
 Master's degree 364 21%
 Professional school degree 29 2%
 Doctorate degree 50 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,131 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08551

ZIP Code 08551 is in the East Amwell Township School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08551.

East Amwell Township
43 Wertsville Rd
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Amwell Township School District
Copper Hill Elementary School
100 Everitts Rd
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flemington-Raritan Regional School District
Our Hope Christian Academy
191 Old York Rd
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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