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ZIP Code 08884

Primary City:Spotswood, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (12:47am)
Coordinates:40.39, -74.39
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08884

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08884. 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 08884. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08884, 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:
Spotswood, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08884 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08884 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 08884 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08884 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,257
Population Density 3,642 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,242
Median Home Value $292,900
Land Area 2.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,128
Median Household Income $76,681

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male247240282253208196228253328332331290214149138969669
Female209207232241190204228258308323364297230223210213192178
Total456447514494398400456511636655695587444372348309288247

Gender

 Male 3,950 48%
 Female 4,307 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,318 88.6%
 Black Or African American 246 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 424 5.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 105 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 154 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner622647862651633527099
Renter2380699475789954
Total29306547720591413369153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,720 55%
 Single Guardian 423 14%
 Singles 848 27%
 Singles With Roommate 137 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,153 69%
 Households with Kids 975 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4655465448493854514967525856494771523439
Female3741534247383738474552412965565348424231
Total839699969587759298941199387121105100119947670

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08884 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08884 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 08884 real estate data, the median home value of $292,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08884 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08884 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08884 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,011 97%
 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 246 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,766 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 790 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 572 18%
 Households Vacant 114 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 48 42%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 5%
 1 Bedroom 346 65%
 2 Bedroom 91 17%
 3+ Bedroom 72 13%
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 $76,681 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08884 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 08884 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 2,982 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,493 22%
 No Earnings 2,248 33%
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 2,982 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,493 22%
 No Earnings 2,248 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,710 89%
 Public transportation 143 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 5%
 Worked at Home 124 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 324 12%
 High School Graduate 1,612 57%
 Associate's degree 158 6%
 Bachelor's degree 410 15%
 Master's degree 221 8%
 Professional school degree 56 2%
 Doctorate degree 24 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,269 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 182 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08884

ZIP Code 08884 is in the Spotswood Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08884.

Spotswood Memorial Middle School
115 Summerhill Rd
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Spotswood Public Schools
E Raymond Appleby Elementary School
23 Vliet St
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spotswood Public Schools
G Austin Schoenly Elementary School
80 Kane Ave
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spotswood Public Schools
Spotswood High School
105 Summerhill Rd
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Spotswood Public Schools
Immaculate Conception School
23 Manalapan Rd
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Goddard School of Spotswood
206 Summerhill Rd
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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