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ZIP Code 08889

Primary City:Whitehouse Station, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Hunterdon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:25pm)
Coordinates:40.61, -74.76
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08889

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08889. 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 08889. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08889, 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:
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Acceptable:
White Hse Sta
Unacceptable:
White House Station

Stats and Demographics for the 08889 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08889 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08889 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08889 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,063
Population Density 404 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,874
Median Home Value $438,900
Land Area 24.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,738
Median Household Income $124,712

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2463454213831811471552593904974754043302411671158652
Female242345419314180136173298466499519409374285156130111113
Total488690840697361283328557856996994813704526323245197165

Gender

 Male 4,894 49%
 Female 5,169 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,307 92.5%
 Black Or African American 161 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 399 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 106 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner613463298880746926180
Renter948678850412929
Total151826991,076857510290109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,488 67%
 Single Guardian 350 9%
 Singles 766 20%
 Singles With Roommate 134 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,378 64%
 Households with Kids 1,360 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male365160525669677281109657889808982101694229
Female5048523751697571797999867877896582512740
Total8699112891071381421431601881641641671571781471831206969

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08889 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08889 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 08889 real estate data, the median home value of $438,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08889 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08889 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08889 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,048 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 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,556 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 821 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 361 9%
 Households Vacant 136 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 10.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 49 36.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 14.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 19.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 19.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 16%
 1 Bedroom 64 21%
 2 Bedroom 30 10%
 3+ Bedroom 155 52%
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 $124,712 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08889 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. 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 08889. 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 3,655 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,738 22%
 No Earnings 2,505 32%
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 3,655 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,738 22%
 No Earnings 2,505 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,339 90%
 Public transportation 91 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 1%
 Worked at Home 328 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08889 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 123 4%
 High School Graduate 1,084 33%
 Associate's degree 173 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,142 35%
 Master's degree 461 14%
 Professional school degree 128 4%
 Doctorate degree 163 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,727 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 318 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08889

ZIP Code 08889 is in the Readington Township Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08889.

Holland Brook School
52 Readington Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Readington Township Public School District
Readington Middle School
48 Readington Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Readington Township Public School District
Whitehouse School
50 Whitehouse Ave
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Readington Township Public School District
Whitehouse Preparatory School
587 Us Highway 22 E
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Merck Child Learning Center
199 Halls Mill Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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