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ZIP Code 08742

Post Office City:Point Pleasant Beach, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Ocean County
Timezone: Eastern (4:46pm)
Coordinates:40.08, -74.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08742

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 08742. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 08742 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:
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Acceptable:
Bay Head, Point Pleasant Boro, Pt Pleas Bch, Pt Pleasant, Pt Pleasant B, Pt Pleasant Beach
Unacceptable:
Point Pleasant

Stats and Demographics for the 08742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08742 is located in eastern New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08742 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08742 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,405
Population Density 4,357 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,888
Median Home Value $377,700
Land Area 5.60 sq mi
Water Area 1.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,870
Median Household Income $77,700

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55715491,120
5-96986941,392
10-148027551,557
15-198297761,605
20-246185561,174
25-296626111,273
30-345776251,202
35-397147161,430
40-449109161,826
45-491,0721,1502,222
50-541,0931,1462,239
55-599489441,892
60-648048091,613
65-695606701,230
70-74369413782
75-79290389679
80-84225342567
85 Plus197405602

Gender

 Male 11,939 49%
 Female 12,466 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,299 95.5%
 Black Or African American 119 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.1%
 Asian 180 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 521 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 248 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243489123
25-34408483891
35-441,2094851,694
45-541,9985532,551
55-641,7783152,093
65-741,1271331,260
75-84761102863
85 Plus33065395

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,996 51%
 Single Guardian 1,486 15%
 Singles 2,790 28%
 Singles With Roommate 598 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,937 70%
 Households with Kids 2,933 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19494188
2124111235
3115129244
4134121255
5137137274
6125129254
7146142288
8133148281
9157138295
10164146310
11179133312
12151154305
13142153295
14166169335
15182171353
16168186354
17177195372
18166124290
19136100236
2013892230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08742 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08742 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 08742 real estate data, the median home value of $377,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08742 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,207 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,466 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,179 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,225 17%
 Households Vacant 3,018 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 268 8.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.2%
 For Sale Only 129 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,432 80.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 159 5.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 382 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,014 49%
 3+ Bedroom 690 33%
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 $77,700 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08742 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 08742 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 8,002 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,860 30%
 No Earnings 5,892 30%
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 8,002 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,860 30%
 No Earnings 5,892 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,707 89%
 Public transportation 243 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 474 4%
 Worked at Home 542 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

For more information, see Point Pleasant, NJ public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 906 5%
 High School Graduate 8,082 48%
 Associate's degree 1,270 8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,280 25%
 Master's degree 1,790 11%
 Professional school degree 451 3%
 Doctorate degree 147 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,961 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 615 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08742

ZIP Code 08742 is in the following school districts: Bay Head Borough School District, Point Pleasant Borough School District, Point Pleasant Beach School District, and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08742.

Bay Head Elementary
145 Grove Street
Bay Head, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bay Head Borough School District
Memorial Middle School
Laura Herbert Dr
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Point Pleasant Borough School District
Nellie F. Bennett Elementary School
Riviera Parkway
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Point Pleasant Borough School District
Ocean Road Elementary School
Benedict Street
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Point Pleasant Borough School District
G. Harold Antrim Elementary School
401 Niblick Street
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Point Pleasant Beach School District
Point Pleasant Borough High School
Laura Herbert Dr
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Point Pleasant Borough School District
Point Pleasant Beach High School
700 Trenton Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Point Pleasant Beach School District
St Peter School
415 Atlantic Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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