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ZIP Code 08844

Primary City:Hillsborough, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (3:22pm)
Coordinates:40.5, -74.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08844

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08844. 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 08844. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08844, 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:
Hillsborough, NJ
Unacceptable:
Millstone

Stats and Demographics for the 08844 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08844 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08844 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08844 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,367
Population Density 698 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,061
Median Home Value $403,000
Land Area 55.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,605
Median Household Income $112,923

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
Male1,1251,3911,6311,5128978711,0091,2841,4951,8321,7861,424964588343234164145
Female1,0811,3801,4851,3487808611,1461,4091,7402,0041,8711,4471,017607423361341371
Total2,2062,7713,1162,8601,6771,7322,1552,6933,2353,8363,6572,8711,9811,195766595505516

Gender

 Male 18,695 49%
 Female 19,672 51%
Gender

Race

 White 30,182 78.7%
 Black Or African American 1,758 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.1%
 Asian 4,737 12.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 833 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 796 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner231,0022,6313,6892,6001,021558151
Renter71466394420234103105137
Total941,4683,0254,1092,8341,124663288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,925 66%
 Single Guardian 1,518 11%
 Singles 2,597 19%
 Singles With Roommate 565 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,918 58%
 Households with Kids 5,687 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male201220241245281261266292291318310324352327361337363253198184
Female229219222230257254289292288279290305295316350323296221158121
Total430439463475538515555584579597600629647643711660659474356305

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08844 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 08844 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 08844 real estate data, the median home value of $403,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08844. Rentals in 08844 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08844 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,205 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 117 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,501 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,174 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,930 14%
 Households Vacant 456 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 165 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 111 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 2%
 1 Bedroom 973 52%
 2 Bedroom 571 31%
 3+ Bedroom 275 15%
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 $112,923 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08844 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 08844. 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 15,058 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,423 25%
 No Earnings 7,796 26%
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 15,058 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,423 25%
 No Earnings 7,796 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,391 90.5%
 Public transportation 698 3.4%
 Taxicab 28 0.1%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 270 1.3%
 Worked at Home 931 4.6%
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 524 4%
 High School Graduate 3,883 32%
 Associate's degree 703 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,866 32%
 Master's degree 2,198 18%
 Professional school degree 412 3%
 Doctorate degree 464 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,253 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 858 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 642 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08844

ZIP Code 08844 is in the Hillsborough Township Public School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08844.

Auten Road Intermediate School
281 Auten Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Hillsborough Township Elementary School
435 Route 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Sunnymead Elementary School
55 Sunnymead Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Triangle Elementary Shcool
156 So Triangle Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Woodfern Elementary School
425 Woodfern Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Woods Road Elementary School
120 South Woods Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Amsterdam Elementary School
301 Amsterdam Dr
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Hillsborough High School
466 Raider Blvd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Hillsborough Township Middle School
260 Triangle Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hillsborough Township Public School District
Brighthorizons at Hillsborough
133 Stryker Ln
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
756 Us Route 206 S
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Temple Beth Elementary School
67 Us Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
A Child'S Place
302 S Branch Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Somerset Valley Ymca-Gs Lowe Center
19 E Mountain Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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