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ZIP Code 08820

Primary City:Edison, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (11:13pm)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.58, -74.37
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08820

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08820. 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 08820. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08820, 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 08820 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08820 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08820 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08820 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,590
Population Density 3,844 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,557
Median Home Value $452,800
Land Area 10.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,211
Median Household Income $112,073

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1581,4141,3281,2349589029721,5501,5481,6251,4521,4321,107832582436287250
Female1,0901,3611,3451,1828871,0121,3111,6481,5241,5991,6431,4771,267919673607425553
Total2,2482,7752,6732,4161,8451,9142,2833,1983,0723,2243,0952,9092,3741,7511,2551,043712803

Gender

 Male 19,067 48%
 Female 20,523 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,830 34.9%
 Black Or African American 1,807 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.2%
 Asian 22,496 56.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 344 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,033 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner224962,2532,7212,3961,266725225
Renter62594795549382258232235
Total841,0903,0483,2702,7781,524957460

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,428 71%
 Single Guardian 1,443 11%
 Singles 2,087 16%
 Singles With Roommate 253 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,584 57%
 Households with Kids 5,627 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male212232227272268277286271312282245242268291290264297195188197
Female170226250260284268279247283271247289257281245287291195164148
Total382458477532552545565518595553492531525572535551588390352345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08820 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 08820 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 08820 real estate data, the median home value of $452,800 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 08820. Rentals in 08820 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08820 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,291 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 284 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,129 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,975 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,107 23%
 Households Vacant 346 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 118 34.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2.6%
 For Sale Only 51 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 9.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 11.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 26.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,576 51%
 2 Bedroom 925 30%
 3+ Bedroom 503 16%
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 $112,073 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08820 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 08820 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 08820. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,690 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,983 22%
 No Earnings 9,999 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 14,690 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,983 22%
 No Earnings 9,999 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,793 76.9%
 Public transportation 3,290 17.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 334 1.7%
 Worked at Home 807 4.2%
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 776 6%
 High School Graduate 2,790 21%
 Associate's degree 500 4%
 Bachelor's degree 4,318 33%
 Master's degree 3,353 25%
 Professional school degree 733 6%
 Doctorate degree 700 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,124 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,291 16.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 507 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08820

ZIP Code 08820 is in the Edison Township Public Schools. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08820.

Franklin D Roosevelt School
838 New Dover Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
John Adams Middle School
1081 New Dover Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
50 Woodrow Wilson Dr
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
James Madison Intermediate School
838 New Dover Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
James Madison Primary School
840 New Dover Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Martin Luther King Elementary School
285 Tingley Ln
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Menlo Park Elementary School
155 Monroe Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Woodbrook Elementary School
15 Robin Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
John P. Stevens High School
855 Grove Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Bishop George Ahr High School
1 Tingley Ln
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Helena School
930 Grove Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Keith Wold Johnson Child Center
2050 Oak Tree Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
You & Me School
2050 Oak Tree Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Treasures Learning Center
2177 Oak Tree Rd Ste 100
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Plaza Child Care
4 Progress St Ste A3 Tcm Plz
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wardlaw-Hartridge School
1295 Inman Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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