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ZIP Code 08872

Primary City:Sayreville, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (2:41pm)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.46, -74.34
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08872

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08872. 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 08872. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08872, 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:
Sayreville, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08872 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08872 is located in east 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 08872 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 single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08872 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,811
Population Density 2,103 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,269
Median Home Value $312,100
Land Area 8.95 sq mi
Water Area 1.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,920
Median Household Income $72,956

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male66662061961152763473771764474774064346331921612910282
Female661576550485571701780698671773745670493348245219197212
Total1,3271,1961,1691,0961,0981,3351,5171,4151,3151,5201,4851,313956667461348299294

Gender

 Male 9,216 49%
 Female 9,595 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,035 64.0%
 Black Or African American 2,659 14.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2%
 Asian 2,809 14.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 802 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 463 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner234778511,1741,030560333168
Renter1256746014592371026640
Total1481,1511,4521,6331,267662399208

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,791 55%
 Single Guardian 1,253 18%
 Singles 1,551 22%
 Singles With Roommate 325 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,379 63%
 Households with Kids 2,541 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14211511714712911413112811812810812212413712712314211110897
Female13913112714011810910712411811510210610811911899998683115
Total281246244287247223238252236243210228232256245222241197191212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08872 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08872 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 08872 real estate data, the median home value of $312,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08872 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08872 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 08872 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,809 100.0%
 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 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,355 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,261 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,304 32%
 Households Vacant 349 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 154 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 71 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,104 46%
 2 Bedroom 993 41%
 3+ Bedroom 244 10%
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 $72,956 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08872 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. Residents in ZIP code 08872 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 08872. 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 6,895 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,337 21%
 No Earnings 5,550 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 6,895 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,337 21%
 No Earnings 5,550 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,091 87.0%
 Public transportation 800 8.6%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 0.9%
 Worked at Home 313 3.4%
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 530 8%
 High School Graduate 3,306 52%
 Associate's degree 493 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,308 20%
 Master's degree 629 10%
 Professional school degree 87 1%
 Doctorate degree 55 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,182 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 527 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 459 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08872

ZIP Code 08872 is in the Sayreville Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08872.

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
Dane St
Sayreville, NJ 08872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Our Lady of Victories School
36 Main St
Sayreville, NJ 08872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Stanislaus Kostka School
221 Macarthur Ave
Sayreville, NJ 08872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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