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ZIP Code 08629

Primary City:Trenton, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (8:43am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.22, -74.73
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08629

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08629. 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 08629. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08629, 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 08629 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08629 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 08629 are primarily black or African American. 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08629 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,331
Population Density 15,486 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,262
Median Home Value $142,400
Land Area 0.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,951
Median Household Income $54,956

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48145650649550354245449346644941630120211976486045
Female444416425556452482454488482474433318249184119748584
Total9258729311,0519551,024908981948923849619451303195122145129

Gender

 Male 6,112 50%
 Female 6,219 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,504 36.5%
 Black Or African American 4,917 39.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.5%
 Asian 277 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 1,917 15.5%
 Two Or More Races 650 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2831260071548622412074
Renter102366377286167582511
Total1306789771,00165328214585

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,601 41%
 Single Guardian 1,300 33%
 Singles 807 20%
 Singles With Roommate 243 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,180 55%
 Households with Kids 1,771 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1021088987908990998810790106981051057911497100110
Female837498938370819983918382848510112612310510192
Total185182187180173159171198171198173188182190206205237202201202

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08629 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08629 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08629 real estate data, the median home value of $142,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08629 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08629 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 08629 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,327 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,094 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 465 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,392 33%
 Households Vacant 311 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 122 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Sale Only 55 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 396 26%
 2 Bedroom 495 32%
 3+ Bedroom 633 42%
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 $54,956 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08629 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. Residents in ZIP code 08629 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 08629 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 4,215 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,434 25%
 No Earnings 3,110 32%
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 4,215 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,434 25%
 No Earnings 3,110 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,156 87%
 Public transportation 526 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 1%
 Worked at Home 149 3%
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 661 18%
 High School Graduate 2,029 57%
 Associate's degree 334 9%
 Bachelor's degree 373 10%
 Master's degree 178 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,178 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 274 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 285 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08629

ZIP Code 08629 is in the Hamilton Township School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08629.

Kuser Elementary School
70 Newkirk Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton Township School District
Hedgepeth-Williams Elemntary School
301 Gladstone Ave
Trenton, NJ 08629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Trenton Public Schools
Newgrange School
526 S Olden Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08629
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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