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ZIP Code 08859

Primary City:Parlin, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:30am)
Coordinates:40.45, -74.31
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08859. 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 08859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08859, 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:
Parlin, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08859 is located in east 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 08859 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 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 08859 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,526
Population Density 4,774 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,235
Median Home Value $312,300
Land Area 4.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,857
Median Household Income $79,835

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male70770467165966171681982281783483269355939726017413195
Female670631665633612765826815797896893734626406316257246187
Total1,3771,3351,3361,2921,2731,4811,6451,6371,6141,7301,7251,4271,185803576431377282

Gender

 Male 10,551 49%
 Female 10,975 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,069 65.4%
 Black Or African American 1,918 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 4,278 19.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 653 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 548 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner225301,1051,4101,158643395141
Renter956265714923401789952
Total1171,1561,6761,9021,498821494193

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,471 57%
 Single Guardian 1,300 17%
 Singles 1,743 22%
 Singles With Roommate 343 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,977 63%
 Households with Kids 2,880 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male133159139140149139143135138132139145123132152140130133104155
Female14213813911813014711011912512913112412615512913315110311797
Total275297278258279286253254263261270269249287281273281236221252

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08859 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08859 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 08859 real estate data, the median home value of $312,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08859 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,518 100.0%
 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 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,154 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,250 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,453 30%
 Households Vacant 378 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 230 60.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 7.4%
 For Sale Only 32 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 13.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 1,500 56.1%
 2 Bedroom 916 34.3%
 3+ Bedroom 246 9.2%
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 $79,835 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08859 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 08859 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 08859. 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 7,992 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,095 23%
 No Earnings 5,669 32%
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 7,992 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,095 23%
 No Earnings 5,669 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,935 82%
 Public transportation 1,332 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 320 3%
 Worked at Home 333 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 553 7.3%
 High School Graduate 3,560 47.2%
 Associate's degree 500 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,013 26.7%
 Master's degree 723 9.6%
 Professional school degree 188 2.5%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,854 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 444 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 298 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08859

ZIP Code 08859 is in the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08859.

Center for Lifelong Learning
333 Cheesequake Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Madison Park Elementary School
33 Harvard Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Old Bridge Township School District
Samsel Upper Elementary School
298 Ernston Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Sayreville Middle School
800 Washington Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Emma Arleth Elementary School
3198 Washington Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
601 Ernston Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Harry S. Truman Elementary School
One Taft Place
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
Stockton Borough School District
19 South Main St
Stockton, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stockton Borough School District
Sayreville War Memorial High School
820 Washington Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sayreville Public Schools
New Road School
3071 Bordentown Ave
Parlin, NJ 08859
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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