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ZIP Code 08831

Primary City:Monroe Township, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33pm)
Coordinates:40.3, -74.4
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08831

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08831. 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 08831. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08831, 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:
Monroe Township, NJ
Acceptable:
Jamesburg, Monroe, Monroe Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 08831 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08831 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08831 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08831 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,620
Population Density 905 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,505
Median Home Value $324,300
Land Area 50.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,891
Median Household Income $67,676

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1011,3871,3341,2878536408121,2221,4981,5131,2631,1801,4381,3251,1211,1301,1201,059
Female1,0691,3021,2701,0157095919561,4051,5061,4701,2641,4571,8491,7481,5691,7081,6641,785
Total2,1702,6892,6042,3021,5621,2311,7682,6273,0042,9832,5272,6373,2873,0732,6902,8382,7842,844

Gender

 Male 21,283 47%
 Female 24,337 53%
Gender

Race

 White 36,797 80.7%
 Black Or African American 2,064 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.2%
 Asian 5,222 11.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 822 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 628 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner336422,4262,6462,9353,1263,4771,733
Renter60223259269246185279352
Total938652,6852,9153,1813,3113,7562,085

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,162 59%
 Single Guardian 1,364 7%
 Singles 5,738 30%
 Singles With Roommate 627 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,081 75%
 Households with Kids 4,810 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male199217242264281291269267279265271289233276238262315286186203
Female193244231238254265281235267276263239267225245227237147159157
Total392461473502535556550502546541534528500501483489552433345360

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08831 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08831 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 08831 real estate data, the median home value of $324,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08831 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08831 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08831 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,827 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 238 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 362 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 193 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,936 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 7,082 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,873 9%
 Households Vacant 1,614 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 211 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.4%
 For Sale Only 436 27.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 112 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 511 31.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 337 20.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 245 11%
 1 Bedroom 797 35%
 2 Bedroom 889 39%
 3+ Bedroom 363 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 $67,676 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08831 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 08831 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 08831. 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 12,210 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,226 19%
 No Earnings 19,560 50%
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 12,210 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,226 19%
 No Earnings 19,560 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,581 84%
 Public transportation 1,207 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 295 2%
 Worked at Home 1,201 7%
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 1,309 8%
 High School Graduate 6,878 43%
 Associate's degree 1,024 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,997 25%
 Master's degree 1,964 12%
 Professional school degree 517 3%
 Doctorate degree 295 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,056 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,051 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 883 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08831

ZIP Code 08831 is in the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08831.

Academy Learning Center
145 Pergola Ave
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Grace M. Breckwedel Middle School
13 Augusta St
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jamesburg Public Schools
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
28 Front St
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jamesburg Public Schools
Oak Tree Elementary School
226 Applegarth Rd
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Applegarth Elementary School
227 Applegarth Rd
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Barclay Brook School
358 Buckelew Ave
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Monroe Twp Middle School
1629 Perrineville Rd
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Woodland Elementary School
42 Harrison Ave
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Mill Lake School
115 Monmouth Rd
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Brookside Elementary School
370 Buckelew Ave
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
New Jersey Training School
North State Home Ro
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
Monroe Township High School
200 Schoolhouse Rd
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe Township Board of Education School District
Yeshiva Tiferes Naftoli of Central New Jersey
3059 Englishtown Rd
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Montessori Children'S House
175 Gatzmer Ave
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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