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ZIP Code 08611

Primary City:Trenton, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.18, -74.74
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08611

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08611. 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 08611. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08611, 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:
Trenton, NJ
Acceptable:
Hamilton
Unacceptable:
Hamilton Township, Hamilton Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 08611 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08611 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08611 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08611 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,038
Population Density 10,119 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,562
Median Home Value $107,700
Land Area 2.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,364
Median Household Income $38,672

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2229898389221,5251,8601,7571,5701,2721,05476964045124018914413995
Female1,1219577877729951,2511,094938783775654570444293224224206274
Total2,3431,9461,6251,6942,5203,1112,8512,5082,0551,8291,4231,210895533413368345369

Gender

 Male 15,676 56%
 Female 12,362 44%
Gender

Race

 White 10,597 37.8%
 Black Or African American 8,009 28.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 262 0.9%
 Asian 547 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 7,145 25.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,438 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33357613692580293233144
Renter4341,5621,26891864027023493
Total4671,9191,8811,6101,220563467237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,411 29%
 Single Guardian 2,885 34%
 Singles 2,378 28%
 Singles With Roommate 690 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,895 59%
 Households with Kids 3,469 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male232275261219203182201204199175173174158158152177179197217260
Female256219212218228190167189183161190128153155164147136165160169
Total488494473437431372368393382336363302311313316324315362377429

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08611 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08611 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08611 real estate data, the median home value of $107,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08611 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08611 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 08611 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,765 91.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,899 6.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 307 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 67 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,151 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 794 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,419 57%
 Households Vacant 1,198 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 533 44.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.5%
 For Sale Only 119 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 507 42.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 118 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,263 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,784 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,910 38%
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 $38,672 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08611 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. ZIP code 08611 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 08611 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08611 has very few people that work 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 08611 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 7,966 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,672 23%
 No Earnings 7,993 39%
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 7,966 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,672 23%
 No Earnings 7,993 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,359 76.9%
 Public transportation 1,249 11.5%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,132 10.4%
 Worked at Home 115 1.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,949 41.1%
 High School Graduate 4,543 47.3%
 Associate's degree 302 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 622 6.5%
 Master's degree 159 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,247 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 457 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 508 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08611

ZIP Code 08611 is in the Emily Fisher Charter School of Advanced Studies School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08611.

Emily Fisher Charter School
544 Chestnut St
Trenton, NJ 08611
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Emily Fisher Charter School of Advanced Studies School District
International Charter School of Trenton
105 Grand St
Trenton, NJ 08611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: International Charter School of Trenton School District
Mott Elementary School
45 Stokely Ave
Trenton, NJ 08611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Parker Elementary
820 South Warren St
Trenton, NJ 08611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Washington Elementary School
331 Emory Ave
Trenton, NJ 08611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools

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