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ZIP Code 08846

Primary City:Middlesex, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (8:21am)
Coordinates:40.57, -74.50
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08846

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08846. 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 08846. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08846, 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:
Middlesex, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08846 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08846 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 08846 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08846 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,635
Population Density 3,876 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,148
Median Home Value $321,100
Land Area 3.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,984
Median Household Income $80,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5364390754
5-9395423818
10-14457422879
15-19497442939
20-24398385783
25-29409392801
30-34387390777
35-39440486926
40-445285311,059
45-495586171,175
50-546075971,204
55-59442454896
60-64359382741
65-69238309547
70-74166207373
75-79131192323
80-84120214334
85 Plus106200306

Gender

 Male 6,602 48%
 Female 7,033 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,077 81.2%
 Black Or African American 699 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.2%
 Asian 818 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 732 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 275 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24124557
25-34285235520
35-44690286976
45-541,0042701,274
55-64772159931
65-74456101557
75-84347109456
85 Plus16449213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,789 56%
 Single Guardian 842 17%
 Singles 1,107 22%
 Singles With Roommate 246 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,241 65%
 Households with Kids 1,743 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17164135
26885153
37383156
48575160
57681157
68396179
78089169
86979148
98778165
109285177
119057147
1210283185
1383118201
149079169
1510589194
16106108214
1711692208
189078168
198075155
206779146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08846 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08846 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 08846 real estate data, the median home value of $321,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08846 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08846 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08846 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,617 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,732 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 998 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,254 24%
 Households Vacant 164 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Sale Only 43 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 391 36%
 2 Bedroom 459 42%
 3+ Bedroom 243 22%
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 $80,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08846 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. Residents in ZIP code 08846 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. Most commuters in 08846 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 4,853 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,680 25%
 No Earnings 3,397 31%
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 4,853 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,680 25%
 No Earnings 3,397 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,951 88%
 Public transportation 352 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 3%
 Worked at Home 254 4%
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 334 8%
 High School Graduate 2,287 55%
 Associate's degree 259 6%
 Bachelor's degree 927 22%
 Master's degree 265 6%
 Professional school degree 59 1%
 Doctorate degree 47 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,154 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 326 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 224 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08846

ZIP Code 08846 is in the Middlesex Borough Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08846.

Hazelwood Elementary School
800 Hazelwood Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middlesex Borough Public Schools
Parker Elementary School
South Lincoln Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middlesex Borough Public Schools
Von E Mauger Middle School
Fisher Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Middlesex Borough Public Schools
Watchung Elementary School
Fisher Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middlesex Borough Public Schools
Middlesex High School
300 John F. Kennedy Dr
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middlesex Borough Public Schools
Alphabet Kidz
205 Union Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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