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ZIP Code 08829

Primary City:High Bridge, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Hunterdon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:01am)
Coordinates:40.67, -74.89
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08829

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08829. 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 08829. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08829, 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:
High Bridge, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08829 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08829 is located in north 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 08829 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08829 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,725
Population Density 1,508 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,508
Median Home Value $279,700
Land Area 2.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,445
Median Household Income $95,282

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
Male1331191301101141051181311611772011378972401989
Female12512113210865911131471761741691521057141231821
Total25824026221817919623127833735137028919414381422630

Gender

 Male 1,873 50%
 Female 1,852 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,466 93.0%
 Black Or African American 48 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 122 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51162573992581184119
Renter15624957241645
Total201783064562821344524

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 848 59%
 Single Guardian 180 12%
 Singles 327 23%
 Singles With Roommate 90 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 935 65%
 Households with Kids 510 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3223302417232131272425282627241827251622
Female2232252122302127211839193125262326141911
Total5455554539534258484264475752504153393533

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08829 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08829 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08829 real estate data, the median home value of $279,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08829 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08829 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08829 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,725 100%
 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 996 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 217 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 232 15%
 Households Vacant 63 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 15%
 1 Bedroom 26 12%
 2 Bedroom 101 47%
 3+ Bedroom 57 26%
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 $95,282 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08829 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. In 08829 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 1,188 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 994 34%
 No Earnings 702 24%
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 1,188 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 994 34%
 No Earnings 702 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,584 89%
 Public transportation 31 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1%
 Worked at Home 145 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08829 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 16 1%
 High School Graduate 587 46%
 Associate's degree 84 7%
 Bachelor's degree 401 31%
 Master's degree 123 10%
 Professional school degree 38 3%
 Doctorate degree 32 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 488 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 122 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08829

ZIP Code 08829 is in the High Bridge Borough School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08829.

High Bridge Middle School
50 Thomas St
High Bridge, NJ 08829
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: High Bridge Borough School District
High Bridge Elementary
40 Fairview Ave
High Bridge, NJ 08829
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: High Bridge Borough School District

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