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ZIP Code 08823

Primary City:Franklin Park, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (12:30pm)
Coordinates:40.44, -74.56
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08823. 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 08823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08823, 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:
Franklin Park, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08823 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 08823 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 08823 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,016
Population Density 2,578 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,756
Median Home Value $250,200
Land Area 3.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,637
Median Household Income $93,903

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37128120919117832546944734732232224914212563523621
Female36525822218616843462843738743740030120415890576272
Total7365394313773467591,0978847347597225503462831531099893

Gender

 Male 4,150 46%
 Female 4,866 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,404 37.8%
 Black Or African American 1,937 21.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.3%
 Asian 3,173 35.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 180 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 298 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75447937374821928117
Renter322951971496924153
Total398399908865512169620

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,873 51%
 Single Guardian 479 13%
 Singles 1,048 29%
 Singles With Roommate 237 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,373 65%
 Households with Kids 1,264 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7879735675605942454751323742404054273030
Female9180635062573653505231474844413842343123
Total1691591361061371179595959982798586817896616153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08823 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 08823 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 08823 real estate data, the median home value of $250,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08823 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08823 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,924 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,512 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 341 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 784 21%
 Households Vacant 119 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Sale Only 19 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 191 19%
 2 Bedroom 600 61%
 3+ Bedroom 192 20%
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 $93,903 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08823 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 08823 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08823 has very few people that work at home. 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 08823. 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 4,647 64%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 17%
 No Earnings 1,353 19%
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 4,647 64%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 17%
 No Earnings 1,353 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,983 90%
 Public transportation 403 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 94 2%
 Worked at Home 73 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08823 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 63 2.0%
 High School Graduate 896 28.1%
 Associate's degree 156 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,379 43.2%
 Master's degree 588 18.4%
 Professional school degree 99 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,116 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 454 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08823

ZIP Code 08823 is in the Franklin Township Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08823.

Franklin Park School
30 Eden St
Franklin Park, NJ 08823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Township Public Schools

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