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ZIP Code 07108

Post Office City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Clinton Hill
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:31am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.72, -74.20
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07108

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 07108. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 07108 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Newark, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07108 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07108 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07108 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,386
Population Density 17,788 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,341
Median Home Value $202,400
Land Area 1.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,553
Median Household Income $27,616

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0339581,991
5-99801,0061,986
10-141,0199882,007
15-191,1601,1912,351
20-247871,1261,913
25-296521,0031,655
30-345911,0021,593
35-396879421,629
40-447559341,689
45-497199981,717
50-546818461,527
55-594906511,141
60-64422569991
65-69293417710
70-74199331530
75-79166261427
80-84110181291
85 Plus67171238

Gender

 Male 10,811 44%
 Female 13,575 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,302 5.3%
 Black Or African American 21,451 88.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.3%
 Asian 70 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,072 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 410 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2431448479
25-341331,4141,547
35-442901,4891,779
45-544001,3581,758
55-643321,0401,372
65-74236659895
75-84171362533
85 Plus77113190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,548 18%
 Single Guardian 4,040 47%
 Singles 2,533 30%
 Singles With Roommate 432 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,789 56%
 Households with Kids 3,764 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1222196418
2199190389
3223208431
4188174362
5217187404
6171217388
7205203408
8186176362
9201223424
10194174368
11180193373
12189218407
13217202419
14239201440
15229227456
16218244462
17250287537
18241220461
19222213435
20169248417

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07108 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07108 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 07108 real estate data, the median home value of $202,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07108 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07108 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Newark, NJ real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,563 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 18 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 805 3.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,291 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 379 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,883 67%
 Households Vacant 1,788 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 964 53.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.5%
 For Sale Only 136 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 647 36.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 136 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,468 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,219 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,710 41%
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 $27,616 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07108 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 07108 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07108 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 07108 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 5,614 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,867 22%
 No Earnings 8,000 46%
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 5,614 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,867 22%
 No Earnings 8,000 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,031 67.3%
 Public transportation 2,119 28.3%
 Taxicab 32 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 3.7%
 Worked at Home 17 0.2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,888 21.3%
 High School Graduate 8,555 63.2%
 Associate's degree 679 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,062 7.8%
 Master's degree 282 2.1%
 Professional school degree 25 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,233 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 490 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 467 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07108

ZIP Code 07108 is in the following school districts: Newark Public School District, Newark Legacy Charter School District, and Private. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07108.

Louise a Spencer Elementary School
66 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
Newark Legacy Charter School
823 S. 16th Street
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Legacy Charter School District
Avon Avenue School
219 Avon Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Belmont Runyon Elementary School
1 Belmont Runyon Way
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Miller Street School at Spencer
66 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Wilson Avenue School
19 Wilson Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Malcolm X Shabazz High School
80 Johnson Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
University High School
55 Clinton Pl
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Fast Track Success Academy
190 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Newark Innovation Academy
190 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Elyon Learning Center Academy
16 Stratford Pl
Newark, NJ 07108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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