Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 08812

Primary City:Dunellen, NJ (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:58am)
Coordinates:40.61, -74.48
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08812

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08812. 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 08812. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08812, 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:
Dunellen, NJ
Acceptable:
Green Brook

Stats and Demographics for the 08812 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08812 is located in north 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 08812 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08812 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,296
Population Density 2,704 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,090
Median Home Value $347,600
Land Area 5.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,902
Median Household Income $94,562

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5430424854
5-95185051,023
10-145335201,053
15-19501451952
20-24404353757
25-29383389772
30-34436410846
35-394865361,022
40-446046341,238
45-496586741,332
50-545726081,180
55-59485461946
60-64342361703
65-69245258503
70-74156167323
75-79108145253
80-8498164262
85 Plus83194277

Gender

 Male 7,042 49%
 Female 7,254 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,485 73.3%
 Black Or African American 879 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
 Asian 1,750 12.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 786 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 367 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24135265
25-34332254586
35-448092851,094
45-541,0972591,356
55-64784151935
65-7440455459
75-8424539284
85 Plus10617123

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,879 59%
 Single Guardian 790 16%
 Singles 987 20%
 Singles With Roommate 246 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,923 60%
 Households with Kids 1,979 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18374157
28773160
3100101201
48593178
510084184
6105101206
7112107219
8108107215
993106199
10114112226
1199102201
12100112212
1311499213
1410695201
15116126242
1611692208
17109100209
188678164
197455129
209170161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08812 has a small 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 08812 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 08812 real estate data, the median home value of $347,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08812 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08812 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08812 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,107 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 160 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,935 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 855 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,112 22%
 Households Vacant 188 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 58 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 52 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 3%
 1 Bedroom 174 21%
 2 Bedroom 458 55%
 3+ Bedroom 172 21%
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 $94,562 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08812 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. Residents in ZIP code 08812 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 08812. 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 5,812 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,348 21%
 No Earnings 3,165 28%
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 5,812 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,348 21%
 No Earnings 3,165 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,550 87%
 Public transportation 544 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 218 3%
 Worked at Home 249 3%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 358 7%
 High School Graduate 2,323 47%
 Associate's degree 154 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,203 24%
 Master's degree 620 12%
 Professional school degree 202 4%
 Doctorate degree 101 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,724 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 322 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 193 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08812

ZIP Code 08812 is in the Dunellen Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08812.

Lincoln Middle School
400 Dunellen Ave
Dunellen, NJ 08812
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dunellen Public School District
John P. Faber Elementary School
400 High St
Dunellen, NJ 08812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunellen Public School District
Green Brook Middle School
132 Jefferson Ave
Green Brook, NJ 08812
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Green Brook Township Public Schools
Irene E. Feldkirchner Elementary School
105 Andrew St
Green Brook, NJ 08812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Green Brook Township Public Schools
Dunellen High School
411 First St
Dunellen, NJ 08812
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dunellen Public School District

Nearby ZIP Codes