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ZIP Code 08618

Primary City:Trenton, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (11:13pm)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.25, -74.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08618

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08618. 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 08618. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08618, 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:
Ewing
Unacceptable:
Ewing Township, Ewing Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 08618 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08618 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08618 are primarily black or African American. The number of young 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 single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08618 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,229
Population Density 6,307 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,283
Median Home Value $172,300
Land Area 6.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,417
Median Household Income $41,757

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2111,1321,1261,9482,1051,1631,0311,0781,1631,2191,2271,013814633364274176142
Female1,1671,0951,1632,3142,6491,2861,1971,2071,1861,3531,3261,180989711527435298327
Total2,3782,2272,2894,2624,7542,4492,2282,2852,3492,5722,5532,1931,8031,344891709474469

Gender

 Male 17,819 47%
 Female 20,410 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,373 29.7%
 Black Or African American 23,994 62.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 166 0.4%
 Asian 717 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 1,033 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 930 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner595261,1181,4081,416893543212
Renter7061,5121,3581,4851,101643311126
Total7652,0382,4762,8932,5171,536854338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,459 26%
 Single Guardian 4,571 34%
 Singles 4,498 34%
 Singles With Roommate 889 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,972 67%
 Households with Kids 4,445 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252228267227220218228232234242238220204222221226259485757672
Female202265234260225221192242215225239245241213251237260595971863
Total4544935014874454394204744494674774654454354724635191,0801,7281,535

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08618 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08618 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08618 real estate data, the median home value of $172,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08618 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08618 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08618 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,245 87.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 536 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 42 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 716 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,572 9.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 118 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,660 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,242 47%
 Households Vacant 1,866 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 936 50.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 51 2.7%
 For Sale Only 155 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 0.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 659 35.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 441 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,742 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,808 26%
 3+ Bedroom 2,009 29%
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 $41,757 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08618 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. Residents in ZIP code 08618 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 08618 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 9,747 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,907 33%
 No Earnings 10,718 35%
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 9,747 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,907 33%
 No Earnings 10,718 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,286 78.6%
 Public transportation 1,414 9.8%
 Taxicab 36 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 979 6.8%
 Worked at Home 646 4.5%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,933 19%
 High School Graduate 5,793 58%
 Associate's degree 467 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,099 11%
 Master's degree 502 5%
 Professional school degree 113 1%
 Doctorate degree 127 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,010 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 915 12.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 385 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08618

ZIP Code 08618 is in the Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08618.

Mercer Regional School
1600 Stuyvesant Ave
West Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Gilmore J Fisher Middle School
1325 Lower Ferry Rd
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ewing Township Public Schools
Parkway Elementary School
446 Parkway Ave
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ewing Township Public Schools
Cadwalader Elementary School
501 Edgewood Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Gregory Elementary School
500 Rutherford Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Jefferson Elementary School
1 Whittlesey Rd
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Joyce Kilmer Elemntaryschool
1300 Stuyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Luis Munoz-Rivera Ms
400 North Montgomery St
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Monument Elementary School
145 Pennington Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Stokes Elementary School
915 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Project Teach - Mercer
1600 Stuyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Ewing High School
900 Parkway Ave
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ewing Township Public Schools
Trenton Central High School - West Campus
1001 West State St
Trenton, NJ 08618
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Incarnation-St James Elementary School
1555 Pennington Rd
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lakeview Child Center at Ewing
1440 Lower Ferry Rd
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Family Guidance Center-Children'S Day School
1925 Pennington Rd
Ewing, NJ 08618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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