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ZIP Code 08837

Primary City:Edison, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:57am)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.52, -74.34
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08837. 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 08837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08837, 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
Unacceptable:
Menlo Park

Stats and Demographics for the 08837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08837 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 08837 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08837 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,847
Population Density 1,750 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,480
Median Home Value $298,700
Land Area 9.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,158
Median Household Income $74,589

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male544438411392372526723671575572545498363265201182178249
Female524457359356363696726574598579580502402296228242237423
Total1,0688957707487351,2221,4491,2451,1731,1511,1251,000765561429424415672

Gender

 Male 7,705 49%
 Female 8,142 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,618 54.4%
 Black Or African American 1,466 9.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.2%
 Asian 4,793 30.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 482 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 436 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13376738815670375294145
Renter76746599494382180136119
Total891,1221,3371,3091,052555430264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,121 51%
 Single Guardian 907 15%
 Singles 1,854 30%
 Singles With Roommate 276 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,150 67%
 Households with Kids 2,008 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113111112108103867584907590896988918868796661
Female12598115102991038986807875746369818073645864
Total238209227210202189164170170153165163132157172168141143124125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08837 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 08837 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 08837 real estate data, the median home value of $298,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08837 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08837 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,112 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 654 4.1%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,448 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 978 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,732 42%
 Households Vacant 322 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 181 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 66 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,239 51%
 2 Bedroom 990 41%
 3+ Bedroom 136 6%
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 $74,589 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08837 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. ZIP code 08837 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. Most commuters in 08837 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,797 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,734 21%
 No Earnings 4,502 35%
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 5,797 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,734 21%
 No Earnings 4,502 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,930 78.1%
 Public transportation 823 10.8%
 Taxicab 27 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 511 6.7%
 Worked at Home 306 4.0%
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 538 9%
 High School Graduate 2,483 43%
 Associate's degree 291 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,293 22%
 Master's degree 931 16%
 Professional school degree 81 1%
 Doctorate degree 142 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,869 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 400 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 292 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08837

ZIP Code 08837 is in the Edison Township Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08837.

Herbert Hoover Middle School
174 Jackson Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
James Monroe Elementary School
7 Sharp Rd
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison Township Public Schools
Middlesex County Vocational Academy Math Science &enginee
100 Technology Dr
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
Helping Hand Nursery School
1059 Amboy Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lakeview School
10 Oak Dr
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
John Kenney Child Care Center Heller Park
211 Mill Rd
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Peppermint Tree Child Care Center
165 Fieldcrest Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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