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ZIP Code 08006

Primary City:Barnegat Light, NJ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Ocean County
Timezone: Eastern (8:12am)
Coordinates:39.76, -74.12
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08006. 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 08006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08006, 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:
Barnegat Light, NJ
Barnegat Lgt
Barnegat Light Boro

Stats and Demographics for the 08006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08006 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 a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08006 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08006 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 518
Population Density 800 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,164
Median Home Value $714,900
Land Area 0.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 245
Median Household Income $77,727

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 61Male Median Age: 59Female Median Age: 62

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 253 49%
 Female 265 51%


 White 506 97.7%
 Black Or African American 6 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 142 58%
 Single Guardian 22 9%
 Singles 73 30%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 218 89%
 Households with Kids 27 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08006 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08006 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 08006 real estate data, the median home value of $714,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 08006 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 509 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 9 2%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 103 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 109 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 33 3%
 Households Vacant 919 79%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 6.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Sale Only 10 1.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 832 90.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 0.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $77,727 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. A higher percentage of people in 08006 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08006 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 168 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 33%
 No Earnings 193 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 168 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 33%
 No Earnings 193 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 233 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 49 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08006 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 129 61%
 Associate's degree 2 1%
 Bachelor's degree 48 23%
 Master's degree 20 9%
 Professional school degree 10 5%
 Doctorate degree 4 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 19 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 30%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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