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ZIP Code 08816

Primary City:East Brunswick, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:42pm)
Coordinates:40.43, -74.42
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08816

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08816. 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 08816. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08816, 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:
East Brunswick, NJ
Acceptable:
E Brunswick

Stats and Demographics for the 08816 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08816 is located in east 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 08816 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08816 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,298
Population Density 2,254 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,942
Median Home Value $372,800
Land Area 20.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,390
Median Household Income $96,067

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0661,5321,9001,7901,2439529561,3081,7802,0012,1221,7721,289922649419393273
Female1,0761,4461,7441,6581,1209941,1571,5691,9572,2992,1711,7671,4121,043734599597588
Total2,1422,9783,6443,4482,3631,9462,1132,8773,7374,3004,2933,5392,7011,9651,3831,018990861

Gender

 Male 22,367 48%
 Female 23,931 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,935 69.0%
 Black Or African American 1,877 4.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.1%
 Asian 10,672 23.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 787 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 973 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner538442,7154,0523,2081,6971,019353
Renter61448514533300206222165
Total1141,2923,2294,5853,5081,9031,241518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,735 65%
 Single Guardian 2,073 13%
 Singles 3,140 19%
 Singles With Roommate 442 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,016 61%
 Households with Kids 6,374 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male213211231240266286304338338356382381396385399406406344235234
Female194218255242266279288305308301348352362381379415422263179205
Total407429486482532565592643646657730733758766778821828607414439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08816 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08816 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 08816 real estate data, the median home value of $372,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08816. Rentals in 08816 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 08816 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,063 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 221 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,215 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,726 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,449 14%
 Households Vacant 552 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 161 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 232 9%
 1 Bedroom 902 35%
 2 Bedroom 975 37%
 3+ Bedroom 500 19%
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 $96,067 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08816 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. ZIP code 08816 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 08816. 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 16,625 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,958 24%
 No Earnings 11,602 31%
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 16,625 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,958 24%
 No Earnings 11,602 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,239 81.3%
 Public transportation 2,760 12.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 433 1.9%
 Worked at Home 1,007 4.5%
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 805 5%
 High School Graduate 4,952 33%
 Associate's degree 721 5%
 Bachelor's degree 4,948 33%
 Master's degree 2,307 15%
 Professional school degree 788 5%
 Doctorate degree 567 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,750 85.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,068 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 456 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08816

ZIP Code 08816 is in the Hatikvah International Charter School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08816.

Hatikvah International Charter School
367 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hatikvah International Charter School District
Hammarskjold Middle School
200 Rues Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Bowne-Munro Elementary School
120 Main St
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Central Elementary School
371 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Lawrence Brook Elementary School
48 Sullivan Way
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Memorial Elementary School
14 Innes Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Chittick Elementary School
5 Flagler St
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Frost Elementary School
65 Frost Ave
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Warnsdorfer Elementary School
9 Hardenburg Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Irwin Elementary School
71 Racetrack Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
East Brunswick High School
380 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Churchill Jr High School
18 Norton Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Brunswick Public Schools
Middlesex County Vocational School East Bruns. School of Care
112 Rues Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
Middlesex County Vocational School East Brunswic
112 Rues Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
Solomon Schechter Day School of Raritan Valley
511 Ryders Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S Choice
46 W Ferris St
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian School
100 Hardenburg Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Unitarian Montessori School
176 Tices Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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