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ZIP Code 08248

Primary City:Strathmere, NJ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Upper
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (8:21am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.21, -74.66
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08248. 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 08248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08248, 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:
Strathmere, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08248 is located in south 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 08248 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08248 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 158
Population Density 264 people per sq mi
Housing Units 447
Land Area 0.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 82

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 59Female Median Age: 58

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


 Male 80 51%
 Female 78 49%


 White 156 98.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.6%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 43 52%
 Single Guardian 6 7%
 Singles 30 37%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 73 89%
 Households with Kids 9 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08248 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08248 were primarily built in the 1950s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 158 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 43 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 31 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 2%
 Households Vacant 365 82%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 11.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 309 84.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 3.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 08248 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. In 08248 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 69%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 11 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 69%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 11 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08248 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 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 13 100%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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