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ZIP Code 08648

Primary City:Lawrence Township, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (2:58am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.28, -74.72
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08648

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08648. 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 08648. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08648, 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:
Lawrence Township, NJ
Acceptable:
Lawrence, Lawrence Twp, Lawrenceville, Trenton

Stats and Demographics for the 08648 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08648 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08648 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08648 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,263
Population Density 1,929 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,751
Median Home Value $289,100
Land Area 16.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,066
Median Household Income $86,451

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9039668791,2541,2759049701,1261,1211,0761,055995773512375315247217
Female8858568491,4171,6141,0211,0991,1921,1361,1531,2421,199953670531491431561
Total1,7881,8221,7282,6712,8891,9252,0692,3182,2572,2292,2972,1941,7261,182906806678778

Gender

 Male 14,963 46%
 Female 17,300 54%
Gender

Race

 White 22,264 69.0%
 Black Or African American 3,585 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.2%
 Asian 4,590 14.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 922 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 810 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner566961,6071,9061,8441,033720301
Renter255991849626475284261162
Total3111,6872,4562,5322,3191,317981463

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,061 50%
 Single Guardian 1,685 14%
 Singles 3,589 30%
 Singles With Roommate 731 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,276 69%
 Households with Kids 3,790 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male183181211160201195197181192178174174172181165202193337357347
Female164192169193174179180159164189158170172160174181186383493453
Total347373380353375374377340356367332344344341339383379720850800

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08648 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08648 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 08648 real estate data, the median home value of $289,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08648 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08648 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 08648 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,514 91.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 306 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,374 7.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,046 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,117 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,903 31%
 Households Vacant 685 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 283 41.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 4.2%
 For Sale Only 116 16.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 10.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 23.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 1,445 38.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,476 39.7%
 3+ Bedroom 764 20.6%
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 $86,451 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08648 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 08648 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 08648 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,655 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,844 30%
 No Earnings 6,629 25%
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 11,655 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,844 30%
 No Earnings 6,629 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,827 83.1%
 Public transportation 939 5.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 657 3.9%
 Worked at Home 1,196 7.2%
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 790 8%
 High School Graduate 2,846 29%
 Associate's degree 699 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,476 35%
 Master's degree 1,360 14%
 Professional school degree 279 3%
 Doctorate degree 488 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,147 70.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,248 21.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 471 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08648

ZIP Code 08648 is in the Lawrence Township Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08648.

Ben Franklin Elementary
2939 Princeton Pk
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Lawrence Intermediate School
66 Eggerts Crossing Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Lawrenceville Elementary School
40 Craven Ln
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Slackwood Elementary School
2060 Princeton Pk
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Eldridge Park School
55 Lawn Park Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Lawrence High School
2525 Princeton Pk
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Lawrence Middle School
2455 Princeton Pk
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lawrence Township Public Schools
Notre Dame High School
601 Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Ann Elementary School
34 Rossa Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bright Horizons
222 Federal City Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Bridge Academy
1958 Lawrence Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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