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ZIP Code 08817

Primary City:Edison, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:08pm)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.52, -74.40
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08817. 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 08817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08817, 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:
Edison, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08817 is located in northeast 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 08817 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,621
Population Density 4,178 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,292
Median Home Value $307,500
Land Area 10.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,630
Median Household Income $85,152

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5441,4071,2681,5101,4841,7552,0771,9661,5941,5161,5711,4231,094670466382261180
Female1,5751,4001,2281,2661,4392,0122,0081,7011,4321,5661,6741,4081,140757598477388384
Total3,1192,8072,4962,7762,9233,7674,0853,6673,0263,0823,2452,8312,2341,4271,064859649564

Gender

 Male 22,168 50%
 Female 22,453 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,658 48.5%
 Black Or African American 3,804 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 115 0.3%
 Asian 15,922 35.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 1,892 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,212 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner708841,7332,3222,1211,138782293
Renter2362,1431,8001,04164323213359
Total3063,0273,5333,3632,7641,370915352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,251 59%
 Single Guardian 2,388 15%
 Singles 3,186 20%
 Singles With Roommate 805 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,720 62%
 Households with Kids 5,910 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male326328290290318284282275248248254249271246281286314322307293
Female302322304309283298268260291224259235247263245282279233227262
Total628650594599601582550535539472513484518509526568593555534555

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08817 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 08817 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1980s. Looking at 08817 real estate data, the median home value of $307,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08817 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08817 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 08817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,691 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 197 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 110 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 623 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,693 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,650 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,287 39%
 Households Vacant 662 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 360 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Sale Only 79 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 101 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,577 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,495 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,193 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 $85,152 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08817 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 08817 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 08817. 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 16,774 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,582 21%
 No Earnings 11,331 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 16,774 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,582 21%
 No Earnings 11,331 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,261 83.0%
 Public transportation 2,408 10.9%
 Taxicab 21 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 659 3.0%
 Worked at Home 656 3.0%
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 1,230 8%
 High School Graduate 5,511 36%
 Associate's degree 817 5%
 Bachelor's degree 4,615 31%
 Master's degree 2,356 16%
 Professional school degree 233 2%
 Doctorate degree 355 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,874 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,700 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 613 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08817

ZIP Code 08817 is in the Edison Township Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08817.

Edison Early Learning Center
10 Blvd of the Eagles
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
450 Division St
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
2485 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
John Marshall Elementary School
15 Cornell St
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Lincoln Elementary School
53 Brookville Rd
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Lindeneau Elementary School
50 Blossom St
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Washington Elementary School
153 Winthrop Rd
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Edison High School
50 Blvd of the Eagles
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva
1 Plainfield Ave
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Apple Montessori School
2825 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Flower Montessori School
6 Kilmer Rd Ste O
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshivat Netivot Montessori
91 Jefferson Blvd
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Friends Childcare & Preschool
2027 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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