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ZIP Code 08901

Primary City:New Brunswick, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 732 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.48, -74.44
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08901. 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 08901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08901, 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:
New Brunswick, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08901 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08901 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,223
Population Density 8,726 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,053
Median Home Value $248,100
Land Area 6.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,119
Median Household Income $39,901

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0031,6881,3943,0587,0132,9782,3431,8131,3721,157957780576387272189150151
Female1,9511,6541,2803,4366,4852,4421,9901,5391,1991,037904756565471333303301296
Total3,9543,3422,6746,49413,4985,4204,3333,3522,5712,1941,8611,5361,141858605492451447

Gender

 Male 28,281 51%
 Female 26,942 49%
Gender

Race

 White 25,100 45.5%
 Black Or African American 8,861 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 498 0.9%
 Asian 4,197 7.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 14,122 25.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,425 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner77453682714669353280144
Renter2,4203,0492,0161,318843583383135
Total2,4973,5022,6982,0321,512936663279

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,119 29%
 Single Guardian 3,631 26%
 Singles 3,647 26%
 Singles With Roommate 2,722 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,985 64%
 Households with Kids 5,134 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4013963973984223383253162872773002762832582482863057641,4551,856
Female3943823953543773533173292782522792772302422662722749481,6761,927
Total7957787927527996916426455655295795535135005145585791,7123,1313,783

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08901 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 08901 real estate data, the median home value of $248,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,436 85.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 147 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 7,310 13.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 295 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,592 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 780 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,747 71%
 Households Vacant 934 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 446 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 126 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 290 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 580 5%
 1 Bedroom 3,116 29%
 2 Bedroom 3,918 36%
 3+ Bedroom 3,157 29%
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 $39,901 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08901 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. ZIP code 08901 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 08901 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08901 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 08901 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 14,841 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,579 31%
 No Earnings 15,839 36%
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 14,841 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,579 31%
 No Earnings 15,839 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,430 57%
 Public transportation 2,604 11%
 Taxicab 904 4%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6,472 27%
 Worked at Home 331 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,617 37%
 High School Graduate 5,441 43%
 Associate's degree 298 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,419 11%
 Master's degree 449 4%
 Professional school degree 135 1%
 Doctorate degree 247 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,319 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 486 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,083 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08901

ZIP Code 08901 is in the Greater Brunswick Charter School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08901.

Greater Brunswick Charter School
429 Joyce Kilmer Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greater Brunswick Charter School District
New Brunswick Middle School
1125 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
A Chester Redshaw School
40 Van Dyke Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Lincoln Elementary School
66 Bartlett St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Livingston Elementary School
206 Delavan St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Lord Stlrling Elementary School
101 Redmond St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Mckinley Community School
15 Van Dyke Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Roosevelt Elementary School
83 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
133 Tunison Rd
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Paul Robeson Community School
199 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
New Brunswick High School
1000 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Brunswick Public Schools
Mae J Strong Child Development Center
120 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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