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ZIP Code 08853

Primary City:Neshanic Station, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (12:56am)
Coordinates:40.53, -74.75
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08853. 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 08853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08853, 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:
Neshanic Station, NJ
Acceptable:
Branchburg, Neshanic Sta

Stats and Demographics for the 08853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08853 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08853 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08853 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,247
Population Density 487 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,875
Median Home Value $531,900
Land Area 10.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,817
Median Household Income $122,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male133203224200938910514821226925718017914768421617
Female13119320318410110611314623528225820619511773473837
Total264396427384194195218294447551515386374264141895454

Gender

 Male 2,582 49%
 Female 2,665 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,429 84.4%
 Black Or African American 155 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 520 9.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 24 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 103 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3402895113562006614
Renter98562564940298
Total121253515674052409522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,314 72%
 Single Guardian 145 8%
 Singles 269 15%
 Singles With Roommate 89 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,079 59%
 Households with Kids 738 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2131263730433940514338504350494945401714
Female2730203338274337485025443648564043281716
Total48614670687082779993639479981058988683430

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08853 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08853 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 08853 real estate data, the median home value of $531,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08853. Rentals in 08853 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 08853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,247 100%
 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 1,139 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 340 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 338 18%
 Households Vacant 58 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 11 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 125 48%
 2 Bedroom 127 49%
 3+ Bedroom 9 3%
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 $122,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08853 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 08853. 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 1,801 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,131 26%
 No Earnings 1,363 32%
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 1,801 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,131 26%
 No Earnings 1,363 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,483 90%
 Public transportation 25 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 66 2%
 Worked at Home 175 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08853 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 69 4%
 High School Graduate 742 40%
 Associate's degree 114 6%
 Bachelor's degree 504 27%
 Master's degree 277 15%
 Professional school degree 89 5%
 Doctorate degree 71 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,123 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 174 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08853

ZIP Code 08853 is in the Branchburg Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08853.

Whiton Elementary School
470 Whiton Rd
Neshanic Station, NJ 08853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Branchburg Township School District

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