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ZIP Code 08501

Post Office City:Allentown, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Monmouth County
Timezone: Eastern (8:13pm)
Coordinates:40.15, -74.55
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08501

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 08501. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 08501 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:
Allentown, NJ
Unacceptable:
Upper Freehold

Stats and Demographics for the 08501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08501 is located in central 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 08501 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08501 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,582
Population Density 243 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,402
Median Home Value $395,900
Land Area 27.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,329
Median Household Income $109,402

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5147161308
5-9268242510
10-14296298594
15-19232225457
20-24110120230
25-2910595200
30-3490100190
35-39156207363
40-44280299579
45-49352338690
50-54264279543
55-59220240460
60-64220244464
65-69167204371
70-74134142276
75-799678174
80-845351104
85 Plus224769

Gender

 Male 3,212 49%
 Female 3,370 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,037 91.7%
 Black Or African American 169 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 224 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 111 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471421
25-347740117
35-4438557442
45-5458758645
55-6446745512
65-743559364
75-8417913192
85 Plus32436

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,670 72%
 Single Guardian 212 9%
 Singles 346 15%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,439 62%
 Households with Kids 890 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1172643
2313667
3323264
4454388
5464692
6454388
75458112
86751118
95644100
105269121
115152103
126462126
136166127
146849117
156458122
165546101
175261113
18363874
19252247
20212142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08501 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08501 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 08501 real estate data, the median home value of $395,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08501. Rentals in 08501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,582 100%
 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 1,556 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 533 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 240 10%
 Households Vacant 73 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 23%
 2 Bedroom 79 43%
 3+ Bedroom 61 34%
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 $109,402 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08501 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 08501 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 1,961 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,313 26%
 No Earnings 1,749 35%
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 1,961 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,313 26%
 No Earnings 1,749 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,469 88%
 Public transportation 84 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 2%
 Worked at Home 198 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08501 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 129 3%
 High School Graduate 1,937 43%
 Associate's degree 347 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,310 29%
 Master's degree 564 13%
 Professional school degree 110 2%
 Doctorate degree 81 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,055 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 235 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08501

ZIP Code 08501 is in the following school districts: Upper Freehold Regional School District and Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08501.

Stonebridge Middle School
1252 Yardvilleallentown Rd
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Newell Elementary School
27 High St
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Allentown High School
27 High St
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Upper Freehold Regional School District
Kiddie Academy
5 Allyson Way
Allentown, NJ 08501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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