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ZIP Code 08876

Primary City:Somerville, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (8:44am)
Coordinates:40.59, -74.66
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08876

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08876. 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 08876. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08876, 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:
Somerville, NJ
Acceptable:
Branchburg, North Branch
Unacceptable:
Finderne, South Branch

Stats and Demographics for the 08876 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08876 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 08876 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08876 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,179
Population Density 1,459 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,836
Median Home Value $348,300
Land Area 15.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,365
Median Household Income $89,242

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male74975272071463788282082488999296368353736125518614991
Female708662708588526752750771887994960707541417313260214217
Total1,4571,4141,4281,3021,1631,6341,5701,5951,7761,9861,9231,3901,078778568446363308

Gender

 Male 11,204 51%
 Female 10,975 49%
Gender

Race

 White 16,836 75.9%
 Black Or African American 1,648 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 2,130 9.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 833 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 666 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner215361,1371,6401,158654418147
Renter15374754250332718014458
Total1741,2831,6792,1431,485834562205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,467 53%
 Single Guardian 1,118 13%
 Singles 2,208 26%
 Singles With Roommate 572 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,479 65%
 Households with Kids 2,886 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14315314816115715813713816213214213815515315916015114010496
Female1251471461571471261451261181311611421291451361451221097695
Total268300294318304284282264280263303280284298295305273249180191

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08876 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08876 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 08876 real estate data, the median home value of $348,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08876 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08876 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08876 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,715 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 273 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 191 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,374 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,337 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,654 30%
 Households Vacant 471 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 262 55.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.3%
 For Sale Only 49 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 24.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 129 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,014 46%
 2 Bedroom 665 30%
 3+ Bedroom 413 19%
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 $89,242 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08876 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. Most commuters in 08876 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,920 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,940 22%
 No Earnings 4,901 28%
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 8,920 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,940 22%
 No Earnings 4,901 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,185 87.1%
 Public transportation 351 3.0%
 Taxicab 46 0.4%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 481 4.1%
 Worked at Home 611 5.2%
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 452 6%
 High School Graduate 3,217 42%
 Associate's degree 358 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,136 28%
 Master's degree 947 12%
 Professional school degree 176 2%
 Doctorate degree 314 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,970 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 697 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 398 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08876

ZIP Code 08876 is in the Branchburg Township School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08876.

Branchburg Central Middle School
220 Baird Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Branchburg Township School District
Stony Brook School
136 Cedar Grove Rd
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Branchburg Township School District
Edmund Hmieleski Early Childhood Center
925 Amboy Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Perth Amboy Public Schools
Somerville Middle School
51 West Cliff St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somerville Public Schools
Van Derveer Elementary School
Union Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerville Public Schools
Somerville High School
222 Davenport St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerville Public Schools
The Midland School
94 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Immaculate Conception School
41 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Immaculata High School
240 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Apples & Books Bugs & Sticks II
1941 Holland Brook Rd W
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kangaroo Kids Childcare & Learning Center
1047 State Route 28
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ethicon Family Center
Us Highway 22 W
Somerville, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
212 Raritan Valley College Dr
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Goddard School
3322 Us Highway 22 Ste 301
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Apples & Books Learning Center
1036 Us Highway 202 S
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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