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ZIP Code 08904

Primary City:Highland Park, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:02pm)
Coordinates:40.50, -74.43
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08904. 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 08904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08904, 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:
Highland Park, NJ
Acceptable:
New Brunswick

Stats and Demographics for the 08904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08904 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08904 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08904 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,982
Population Density 7,728 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,203
Median Home Value $366,000
Land Area 1.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,875
Median Household Income $73,789

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38843039735363474955349346243440741531622615089101103
Female426420404361569758592514476493490470359222189142165232
Total8148508017141,2031,5071,1451,007938927897885675448339231266335

Gender

 Male 6,700 48%
 Female 7,282 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,544 68.3%
 Black Or African American 1,095 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 2,495 17.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 458 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 366 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5143405580598314239135
Renter3921,144668475343171131132
Total3971,2871,0731,055941485370267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,539 43%
 Single Guardian 727 12%
 Singles 1,846 31%
 Singles With Roommate 763 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,261 73%
 Households with Kids 1,614 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8479807787817886987986807577747979675487
Female8888928776878882878682887276849086544777
Total172167172164163168166168185165168168147153158169165121101164

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08904 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08904 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08904 real estate data, the median home value of $366,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08904. Rentals in 08904 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,976 100.0%
 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 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,635 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 784 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,456 56%
 Households Vacant 328 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Sale Only 49 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 101 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,632 49%
 2 Bedroom 1,136 34%
 3+ Bedroom 487 15%
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 $73,789 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08904 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. ZIP code 08904 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 08904 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,274 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,887 26%
 No Earnings 2,853 26%
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 5,274 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,887 26%
 No Earnings 2,853 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,267 74%
 Public transportation 936 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 657 9%
 Worked at Home 286 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 234 5%
 High School Graduate 1,305 29%
 Associate's degree 66 1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,101 25%
 Master's degree 815 18%
 Professional school degree 298 7%
 Doctorate degree 669 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,621 54%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,107 37%
 Not Enrolled in School 266 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08904

ZIP Code 08904 is in the Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08904.

Gloucester Regional School
842 Glassboro Rd
Williamstown, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District
Irving Primary School
121 South Eleventh Ave
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Park Board of Education School District
Bartle Elementary School
435 Mansfield St
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Park Board of Education School District
Highland Park Middle School
330 Wayne St
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Highland Park Board of Education School District
Highland Park High School
102 North Fifth Ave
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highland Park Board of Education School District
Reenas Bais Yaakov
1131 Raritan Ave
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Center School
319 N 3rd Ave
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Childrens House Montessori School
417 Montgomery St
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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