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ZIP Code 08828

Primary City:Helmetta, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:52am)
Coordinates:40.38, -74.42
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08828

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08828. 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 08828. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08828, 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:
Helmetta, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08828 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08828 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 08828 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08828 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,178
Population Density 2,563 people per sq mi
Housing Units 920
Median Home Value $258,100
Land Area 0.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 891
Median Household Income $78,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male707057695562738410595965760372712186
Female6758644850709085121911188667432421139
Total1371281211171051321631692261862141431278051333115

Gender

 Male 1,053 48%
 Female 1,125 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,930 88.6%
 Black Or African American 86 3.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 106 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 25 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner210619620314972428
Renter225293213651
Total413122523516278479

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 468 53%
 Single Guardian 128 14%
 Singles 232 26%
 Singles With Roommate 63 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 617 69%
 Households with Kids 274 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15131514101613211081414111015101318138
Female121312221110101611111810817137971210
Total2726273621262337211932241927281722252518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08828 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08828 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 08828 real estate data, the median home value of $258,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08828 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08828 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08828 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,178 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 662 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 113 12%
 Households Vacant 29 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 116 95%
 3+ Bedroom 6 5%
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 $78,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08828 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. 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 08828. 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 893 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 26%
 No Earnings 558 28%
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 893 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 26%
 No Earnings 558 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,151 91%
 Public transportation 53 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 29 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 62 8%
 High School Graduate 331 43%
 Associate's degree 88 12%
 Bachelor's degree 171 22%
 Master's degree 79 10%
 Professional school degree 25 3%
 Doctorate degree 7 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 306 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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