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ZIP Code 08882

Primary City:South River, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:50am)
Coordinates:40.45, -74.38
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08882

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08882. 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 08882. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08882, 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:
South River, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08882 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08882 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 08882 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08882 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,008
Population Density 5,781 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,957
Median Home Value $288,100
Land Area 2.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,652
Median Household Income $66,327

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55114921,003
5-95314721,003
10-14531455986
15-195015061,007
20-245384981,036
25-296695811,250
30-346315471,178
35-395975521,149
40-447216021,323
45-496376071,244
50-546056511,256
55-59515430945
60-64357378735
65-69248269517
70-74172221393
75-79151197348
80-84108213321
85 Plus110204314

Gender

 Male 8,133 51%
 Female 7,875 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,195 76.2%
 Black Or African American 1,142 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.3%
 Asian 775 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 1,309 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 528 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2426115141
25-34324495819
35-447414311,172
45-549433811,324
55-64733218951
65-74425128553
75-84357103460
85 Plus19141232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,025 54%
 Single Guardian 993 18%
 Singles 1,297 23%
 Singles With Roommate 337 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,594 64%
 Households with Kids 2,058 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110092192
211192203
38996185
4105117222
5104105209
69979178
7121104225
810398201
910486190
1010982191
1110173174
1296101197
13105110215
1412089209
1511496210
1696113209
1710698204
189199190
1994100194
209676172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08882 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08882 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 08882 real estate data, the median home value of $288,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 08882 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08882 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,997 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 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,594 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,146 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,912 32%
 Households Vacant 305 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 38.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 58 19.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 2.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 35.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 3%
 1 Bedroom 717 44%
 2 Bedroom 495 30%
 3+ Bedroom 362 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 $66,327 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 08882 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 4,908 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,578 28%
 No Earnings 4,507 35%
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 4,908 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,578 28%
 No Earnings 4,507 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,377 85.7%
 Public transportation 310 4.2%
 Taxicab 42 0.6%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 414 5.6%
 Worked at Home 279 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,017 18.4%
 High School Graduate 2,973 53.7%
 Associate's degree 296 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 802 14.5%
 Master's degree 285 5.2%
 Professional school degree 126 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,636 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 303 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08882

ZIP Code 08882 is in the South River Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08882.

South River Elementary School
81 Johnson Place
South River, NJ 08882
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South River Public Schools
South River Primary School
22 David St
South River, NJ 08882
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South River Public Schools
South River Middle School
3 Montgomery St
South River, NJ 08882
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South River Public Schools
South River High School
11 Montgomery St
South River, NJ 08882
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South River Public Schools
Darul Arqam School
8 Thomas St
South River, NJ 08882
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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