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ZIP Code 08553

Primary City:Rocky Hill, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (12:51am)
Coordinates:40.40, -74.64
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08553. 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 08553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08553, 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:
Rocky Hill, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08553 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 08553 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08553 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 682
Population Density 1,101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 292
Median Home Value $442,400
Land Area 0.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 280
Median Household Income $90,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male193128249101617272621282514281058
Female111923151115162123264033222018779
Total305051392025323850526161473446171217

Gender

 Male 346 51%
 Female 336 49%
Gender

Race

 White 625 92%
 Black Or African American 10 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 16 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 10 1%
 Two Or More Races 21 3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner012295353461812
Renter21591512202
Total227386865481814

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 158 56%
 Single Guardian 31 11%
 Singles 74 26%
 Singles With Roommate 17 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 195 70%
 Households with Kids 85 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3545355117510265756331
Female33025235435357135422
Total68478781611815511128811753

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08553 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08553 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 08553 real estate data, the median home value of $442,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08553 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 671 98%
 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 11 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 152 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 57 20%
 Households Vacant 12 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 41%
 2 Bedroom 16 41%
 3+ Bedroom 7 18%
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 $90,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08553 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. A higher percentage of people in 08553 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08553 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 179 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 30%
 No Earnings 129 29%
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 179 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 30%
 No Earnings 129 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 208 74%
 Public transportation 5 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 9%
 Worked at Home 44 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08553 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 4 2%
 High School Graduate 54 27%
 Associate's degree 15 8%
 Bachelor's degree 53 27%
 Master's degree 32 16%
 Professional school degree 15 8%
 Doctorate degree 26 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 71 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 29%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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