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ZIP Code 07008

Primary City:Carteret, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:20pm)
Coordinates:40.58, -74.23
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07008. 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 07008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07008, 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:
Carteret, NJ
Unacceptable:
West Carteret

Stats and Demographics for the 07008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07008 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 07008 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 large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07008 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,844
Population Density 5,133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,148
Median Home Value $260,000
Land Area 4.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,591
Median Household Income $60,353

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57577791,536
5-97307561,486
10-149278071,734
15-199538201,773
20-247528001,552
25-298098821,691
30-347838481,631
35-397308421,572
40-447608611,621
45-498598811,740
50-548798611,740
55-596186981,316
60-64521474995
65-69311357668
70-74246317563
75-79181269450
80-84147252399
85 Plus125252377

Gender

 Male 11,088 49%
 Female 11,756 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,577 50.7%
 Black Or African American 3,393 14.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.4%
 Asian 4,349 19.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 2,553 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 880 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2423127150
25-343668541,220
35-448367801,616
45-541,2635621,825
55-649403281,268
65-74493198691
75-84438115553
85 Plus24028268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,804 50%
 Single Guardian 1,885 25%
 Singles 1,572 21%
 Singles With Roommate 330 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,431 58%
 Households with Kids 3,160 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1147171318
2158151309
3150150300
4172144316
5130134264
6147158305
7151152303
8161153314
9141159300
10202151353
11166164330
12162150312
13210145355
14187197384
15152169321
16199150349
17200165365
18228166394
19174170344
20162153315

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07008 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07008 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 07008 real estate data, the median home value of $260,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07008 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07008 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,835 100.0%
 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 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,224 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,375 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,992 37%
 Households Vacant 557 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 233 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 108 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 3%
 1 Bedroom 871 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,412 45%
 3+ Bedroom 750 24%
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 $60,353 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07008 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 07008 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07008 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 07008 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 6,870 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,747 26%
 No Earnings 6,567 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 6,870 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,747 26%
 No Earnings 6,567 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,600 86.4%
 Public transportation 818 8.2%
 Taxicab 69 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 322 3.2%
 Worked at Home 141 1.4%
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 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 1,371 18.7%
 High School Graduate 3,891 53.0%
 Associate's degree 538 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,073 14.6%
 Master's degree 334 4.6%
 Professional school degree 93 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,226 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 413 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 495 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07008

ZIP Code 07008 is in the Carteret Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07008.

Nathan Hale Elementary School
678 Roosevelt Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret Public Schools
Columbus Elementary School
1 Carteret Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret Public Schools
Carteret Middle School
300 Carteret Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carteret Public Schools
Private Nicholas Minue Elementary School
83 Post Blvd
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret Public Schools
Carteret High School
199 Washington Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carteret Public Schools
St Joseph Elementary School
865 Roosevelt Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Newmark High School
132 Emerson St
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Villa Santa Maria School
19 Cirquela Rd
Ceder Crest, NM 07008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gateway School
60 High St
Carteret, NJ 07008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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