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ZIP Code 08854

Primary City:Piscataway, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (11:54pm)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.55, -74.46
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08854. 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 08854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08854, 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:
Piscataway, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08854 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 08854 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08854 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,961
Population Density 2,972 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,753
Median Home Value $327,800
Land Area 18.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,026
Median Household Income $91,164

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7031,5911,5723,4552,9611,9622,1262,0091,7311,7601,7451,6561,278877590407265188
Female1,5951,4911,3462,8492,6642,2412,1281,7971,8161,9132,0551,6951,3881,046712591398360
Total3,2983,0822,9186,3045,6254,2034,2543,8063,5473,6733,8003,3512,6661,9231,302998663548

Gender

 Male 27,876 50%
 Female 28,085 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,538 38.5%
 Black Or African American 11,565 20.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.3%
 Asian 18,712 33.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 2,011 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,949 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner451,0782,5203,0222,6841,469797215
Renter3451,7071,17886661225115186
Total3902,7853,6983,8883,2961,720948301

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,199 60%
 Single Guardian 2,745 16%
 Singles 3,161 19%
 Singles With Roommate 921 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,431 61%
 Households with Kids 6,595 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3463543313323203283193193053113053163123283043333671,0551,396861
Female316340312303269321315308278261279259263284305311317918998739
Total6626946436355896496346275835725845755756126096446841,9732,3941,600

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08854 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08854 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 08854 real estate data, the median home value of $327,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08854 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08854 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,457 88.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.1%
 Other Institutional 26 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6,346 11.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,212 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,618 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,196 29%
 Households Vacant 727 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 319 43.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 117 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 214 29.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2,382 47%
 2 Bedroom 2,116 42%
 3+ Bedroom 558 11%
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 $91,164 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08854 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. Residents in ZIP code 08854 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 08854. 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 20,416 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,000 21%
 No Earnings 16,512 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 20,416 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,000 21%
 No Earnings 16,512 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,651 85.2%
 Public transportation 1,970 7.4%
 Taxicab 51 0.2%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 826 3.1%
 Worked at Home 1,074 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 984 6%
 High School Graduate 7,048 41%
 Associate's degree 926 5%
 Bachelor's degree 4,641 27%
 Master's degree 2,678 16%
 Professional school degree 373 2%
 Doctorate degree 415 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,171 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,352 14.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 612 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08854

ZIP Code 08854 is in the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08854.

Raritan Valley Academy
1690 Stelton Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Nuview Academy
1 Park Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Umdnj Center
671 Hoes Ln
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Knollwood Elementary School
333 Willow Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Conackamack Middle School
5205 Witherspoon St
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Quibbletown Middle School
99 Academy St
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Theodore Schor Middle School
243 North Randolphville Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Arbor Elementary School
1717 Lester Place
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
360 Stelton Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Grandview Elementary School
130 North Randolphville Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Martin Luther King Elementary School
5205 Ludlow St
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Randolphville Elementary School
One Suttie Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Bright Beginnings Learning Center
1660 Stelton Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Middlesex County Vocational School Piscataway School of Caree
21 Suttons Ln
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
Middlesex County Vocational School Piscataway
21 Suttons Ln
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
Piscataway Township High School
100 Behmer Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Piscataway Township School District
Middlesex County Academy
1690 Stelton Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Piscataway Regional Day School
1670 Stelton Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Timothy Christian School
2008 Ethel Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The First Class
111 Suttons Ln
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kinder College
1110 Centennial Ave Ste 1
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cclc at Piscataway
659 Hoes Ln W
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Girls School
51 Park Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Boys'
71 Ethel Rd W
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rutgers-Livingston Daycare Center
49 Joyce Kilmer Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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