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ZIP Code 08536

Primary City:Plainsboro, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:46pm)
Coordinates:40.34, -74.58
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08536

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08536. 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 08536. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08536, 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:
Plainsboro, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08536 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08536 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08536 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 08536 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,073
Population Density 2,757 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,637
Median Home Value $431,900
Land Area 7.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,177
Median Household Income $90,089

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56476611,308
5-97256871,412
10-147897101,499
15-196655571,222
20-24468493961
25-299301,0691,999
30-349939731,966
35-399508871,837
40-448669021,768
45-499519401,891
50-547607161,476
55-595185221,040
60-64315380695
65-69211205416
70-74113144257
75-7974101175
80-84484593
85 Plus233558

Gender

 Male 10,046 50%
 Female 10,027 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,618 38.0%
 Black Or African American 1,687 8.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.3%
 Asian 9,780 48.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 368 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 550 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2423274297
25-343121,8242,136
35-449891,1302,119
45-541,3616962,057
55-647393441,083
65-74242104346
75-847931110
85 Plus22729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,348 53%
 Single Guardian 792 10%
 Singles 2,514 31%
 Singles With Roommate 523 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,007 61%
 Households with Kids 3,170 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131138269
2126119245
3128128256
4123131254
5149128277
6143118261
7139152291
8135141276
9159148307
10154138292
11123133256
12180158338
13171143314
14161138299
15154155309
16167145312
17169127296
1812281203
195349102
206163124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08536 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08536 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 08536 real estate data, the median home value of $431,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08536 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08536 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08536 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,073 100%
 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 3,187 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 580 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,410 51%
 Households Vacant 460 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 286 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Sale Only 59 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 184 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,325 54%
 2 Bedroom 1,498 35%
 3+ Bedroom 290 7%
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 $90,089 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08536 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 08536 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 08536. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,491 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 20%
 No Earnings 3,790 25%
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 8,491 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 20%
 No Earnings 3,790 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,804 82.1%
 Public transportation 1,107 10.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 315 2.9%
 Worked at Home 469 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08536 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 200 3%
 High School Graduate 1,038 16%
 Associate's degree 221 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,216 34%
 Master's degree 1,982 31%
 Professional school degree 252 4%
 Doctorate degree 589 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,608 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 457 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 304 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08536

ZIP Code 08536 is in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08536.

Town Center Elementary School at Plainsboro
700 Wyndhurst Dr
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
J.V.b. Wicoff Elementary School
510 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Community Middle School
95 Grovers Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Millstone River School
75 Grovers Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North
90 Grovers Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Montessori Corner at Princeton
666 Plainsboro Rd 2100
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Child Development Center at Bristol-Myers Squibb
777 Scudders Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Country Day School
72 Grovers Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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