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ZIP Code 08869

Primary City:Raritan, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29pm)
Coordinates:40.57, -74.64
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08869

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08869. 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 08869. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08869, 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:
Raritan, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08869 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08869 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 08869 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08869 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,881
Population Density 3,452 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,847
Median Home Value $334,700
Land Area 1.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,673
Median Household Income $76,250

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
Male17622325520419121822822829732329921714011580845638
Female1722122562261762312052333013312322291451471011189896
Total348435511430367449433461598654531446285262181202154134

Gender

 Male 3,372 49%
 Female 3,509 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,257 76.4%
 Black Or African American 144 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 983 14.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 316 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 169 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner69830240129419520385
Renter50276245260135644019
Total56374547661429259243104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,296 48%
 Single Guardian 452 17%
 Singles 743 28%
 Singles With Roommate 182 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,790 67%
 Households with Kids 883 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3035433543443946514958525640444352362929
Female3933313537424445444853614351545252422620
Total6968747080868391959711111399919895104785549

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08869 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08869 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08869 real estate data, the median home value of $334,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08869 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08869 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08869 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,873 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,091 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 493 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,089 38%
 Households Vacant 174 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 23%
 For Sale Only 18 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 3%
 1 Bedroom 297 29%
 2 Bedroom 519 50%
 3+ Bedroom 181 18%
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 $76,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08869 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08869 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,850 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 18%
 No Earnings 1,599 30%
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 2,850 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 18%
 No Earnings 1,599 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,182 89%
 Public transportation 112 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 4%
 Worked at Home 137 4%
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 191 8%
 High School Graduate 1,248 55%
 Associate's degree 109 5%
 Bachelor's degree 459 20%
 Master's degree 174 8%
 Professional school degree 48 2%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,335 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 205 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 126 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08869

ZIP Code 08869 is in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08869.

John F Kennedy Elementary School
255 Woodmere St
Raritan, NJ 08869
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District
Johnson & Johnson Child Dev Center of Somerset Cnt
1000 Us Highway 202
Raritan, NJ 08869
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Ann Grade School
29 2nd Ave
Raritan, NJ 08869
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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