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ZIP Code 08318

Post Office City:Elmer, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Salem County
Timezone: Eastern (3:23pm)
Area code: 856 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5, -75.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08318

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 08318. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 08318 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:
Elmer, NJ
Acceptable:
Pittsgrove
Unacceptable:
Centerton, Daretown, Pittsgrov Twp, Pittsgrove Township

Stats and Demographics for the 08318 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08318 is located in southwest 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 08318 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08318 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,702
Population Density 159 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,766
Median Home Value $220,100
Land Area 79.67 sq mi
Water Area 1.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,542
Median Household Income $73,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5340312652
5-9395348743
10-14485427912
15-195254791,004
20-24405356761
25-29331297628
30-34302291593
35-39386414800
40-44451499950
45-495085441,052
50-545565641,120
55-59473501974
60-64428429857
65-69277259536
70-74171192363
75-79142168310
80-8485152237
85 Plus70140210

Gender

 Male 6,330 50%
 Female 6,372 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,371 89.5%
 Black Or African American 773 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.4%
 Asian 108 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 159 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 235 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24253156
25-34279139418
35-44719146865
45-541,0081411,149
55-64943891,032
65-7452141562
75-8431328341
85 Plus10712119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,717 60%
 Single Guardian 776 17%
 Singles 848 19%
 Singles With Roommate 201 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,924 64%
 Households with Kids 1,618 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16861129
27457131
37149120
46779146
57467141
67977156
75565120
88863151
99976175
109388181
119185176
128578163
1310682188
1411094204
15102109211
16103102205
17115107222
1811487201
199174165
207672148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08318 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08318 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08318 real estate data, the median home value of $220,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08318. Rentals in 08318 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08318 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,563 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 38 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,470 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,445 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 627 13%
 Households Vacant 224 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 16.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3.1%
 For Sale Only 39 17.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 8.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 9.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 44.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 6%
 1 Bedroom 33 7%
 2 Bedroom 108 24%
 3+ Bedroom 289 63%
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 $73,902 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08318 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 08318 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Olivet, NJ commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,163 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,567 26%
 No Earnings 3,268 33%
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 4,163 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,567 26%
 No Earnings 3,268 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,649 94.2%
 Public transportation 26 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 129 2.2%
 Worked at Home 187 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 1,041 12%
 High School Graduate 4,776 55%
 Associate's degree 859 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,485 17%
 Master's degree 359 4%
 Professional school degree 95 1%
 Doctorate degree 82 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,835 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 235 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 164 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08318

ZIP Code 08318 is in the following school districts: Salem County Special Services School District and Pittsgrove Township School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08318.

Daretown School
404 Daretown Road
Elmer, NJ 08318
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Salem County Special Services School District
Elmer Elementary School
207 Front Street
Elmer, NJ 08318
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsgrove Township School District
Norma Elementary School
873 Gershal Ave
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsgrove Township School District
Olivet Elementary School
235 Sheep Pen Road
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsgrove Township School District
Pittsgrove Township Middle School
1082 Almond Road
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsgrove Township School District
Arthur P Schalick High School
718 Centerton Road
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsgrove Township School District

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