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ZIP Code 08559

Primary City:Stockton, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Hunterdon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Coordinates:40.43, -74.97
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08559

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08559. 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 08559. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08559, 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:
Stockton, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08559 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08559 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 08559 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08559 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,982
Population Density 125 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,166
Median Home Value $447,900
Land Area 39.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,986
Median Household Income $108,871

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male88123159159102857089173228253273249158101653936
Female10013016714298728611217225129727121015784804756
Total1882533263012001571562013454795505444593151851458692

Gender

 Male 2,450 49%
 Female 2,532 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,808 96.5%
 Black Or African American 36 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 45 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner65020447450328213451
Renter115153636021176
Total1710125753756330315157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,287 65%
 Single Guardian 195 10%
 Singles 391 20%
 Singles With Roommate 113 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,440 73%
 Households with Kids 546 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2215232025233525152934333330364033302016
Female2025182029223024252244214634323835211617
Total4240414054456549405178547964687868513633

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08559 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08559 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08559 real estate data, the median home value of $447,900 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 08559. Rentals in 08559 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08559 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,982 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,185 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 519 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 282 13%
 Households Vacant 180 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 51 19%
 2 Bedroom 125 46%
 3+ Bedroom 93 35%
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 $108,871 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08559 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. 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 08559. 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 1,977 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,228 27%
 No Earnings 1,280 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 1,977 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,228 27%
 No Earnings 1,280 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,516 86.2%
 Public transportation 6 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 4.5%
 Worked at Home 267 9.1%
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 126 7%
 High School Graduate 758 40%
 Associate's degree 163 9%
 Bachelor's degree 516 27%
 Master's degree 169 9%
 Professional school degree 114 6%
 Doctorate degree 40 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 790 87.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 102 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 1.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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