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ZIP Code 08902

Primary City:North Brunswick, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:36am)
Coordinates:40.44, -74.48
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08902. 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 08902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08902, 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:
North Brunswick, NJ
Acceptable:
N Brunswick, New Brunswick

Stats and Demographics for the 08902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08902 is located in central 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 08902 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08902 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,153
Population Density 3,023 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,250
Median Home Value $301,800
Land Area 13.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,726
Median Household Income $81,531

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4561,4031,2551,3451,3411,6091,8391,8511,5371,4761,4481,171937607412311193146
Female1,5231,2351,1861,1561,1901,7101,9301,6821,4721,5791,5431,3601,097687501391285289
Total2,9792,6382,4412,5012,5313,3193,7693,5333,0093,0552,9912,5312,0341,294913702478435

Gender

 Male 20,337 49%
 Female 20,816 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,318 46.9%
 Black Or African American 7,129 17.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 167 0.4%
 Asian 9,941 24.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 3,338 8.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,246 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner499852,0322,2511,949951553209
Renter2771,7811,3901,05264532619284
Total3262,7663,4223,3032,5941,277745293

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,869 53%
 Single Guardian 2,651 18%
 Singles 3,291 22%
 Singles With Roommate 915 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,088 62%
 Households with Kids 5,638 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male289301284302270294289291259285238230275227255286308262234267
Female326313313274272263255217228250220235239242229261257212197205
Total615614597576542557544508487535458465514469484547565474431472

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08902 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 08902 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 08902 real estate data, the median home value of $301,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08902 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08902 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,074 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 989 2.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 68 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,944 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,035 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,747 38%
 Households Vacant 524 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 256 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 86 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 128 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,274 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,368 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,195 20%
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 $81,531 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08902 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 08902 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 08902. 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 16,639 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,115 21%
 No Earnings 9,592 29%
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 16,639 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,115 21%
 No Earnings 9,592 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,564 86.5%
 Public transportation 1,765 8.2%
 Taxicab 32 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 354 1.7%
 Worked at Home 734 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 1,389 10%
 High School Graduate 5,382 39%
 Associate's degree 769 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,786 27%
 Master's degree 1,581 11%
 Professional school degree 466 3%
 Doctorate degree 496 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,725 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,016 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 851 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08902

ZIP Code 08902 is in the Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08902.

Middlesex County Youth Center
Us Hwy 130
New Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
Arthur M. Judd
1601 Roosevelt Ave
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
John Adams
1450 Redmond St
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
Linwood Middle School
25 Linwood Place
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
Livingston Park
1128 Livingston Ave
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
Parsons
899 Hollywood St
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
North Brunswick Township High School
98 Raider Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Brunswick Township Public Schools
Keyboard Kids International
610 Towne Centre Dr
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Creative Nursery School
303 Old Georges Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kiddie Kingdom Childcare & Learning Center
2190 Us Highway 130
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cheder Menachem
1001 Finnegan Lane
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Kiddie Network
854 Livingston Ave
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clockwork Learning Center
2000 Route 27
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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