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ZIP Code 08889

Post Office City:Whitehouse Station, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Hunterdon County
Timezone: Eastern (12:31am)
Coordinates:40.61, -74.76
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08889

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 08889. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 08889 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:
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Acceptable:
White Hse Sta
Unacceptable:
White House Station

Stats and Demographics for the 08889 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08889 is located in northern 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08889 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08889 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,063
Population Density 404 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,874
Median Home Value $438,900
Land Area 24.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,738
Median Household Income $124,712

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5246242488
5-9345345690
10-14421419840
15-19383314697
20-24181180361
25-29147136283
30-34155173328
35-39259298557
40-44390466856
45-49497499996
50-54475519994
55-59404409813
60-64330374704
65-69241285526
70-74167156323
75-79115130245
80-8486111197
85 Plus52113165

Gender

 Male 4,894 49%
 Female 5,169 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,307 92.5%
 Black Or African American 161 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 399 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 106 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246915
25-3413448182
35-4463267699
45-54988881,076
55-6480750857
65-7446941510
75-8426129290
85 Plus8029109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,488 67%
 Single Guardian 350 9%
 Singles 766 20%
 Singles With Roommate 134 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,378 64%
 Households with Kids 1,360 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1365086
2514899
36052112
4523789
55651107
66969138
76775142
87271143
98179160
1010979188
116599164
127886164
138978167
148077157
158989178
168265147
1710182183
186951120
19422769
20294069

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08889 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 08889 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 08889 real estate data, the median home value of $438,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08889 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08889 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08889 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,048 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 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,556 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 821 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 361 9%
 Households Vacant 136 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 10.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 49 36.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 14.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 19.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 19.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 16%
 1 Bedroom 64 21%
 2 Bedroom 30 10%
 3+ Bedroom 155 52%
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 $124,712 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08889 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. 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 08889. 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.

For more information, see White House Station, NJ incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,655 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,738 22%
 No Earnings 2,505 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 3,655 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,738 22%
 No Earnings 2,505 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,339 90%
 Public transportation 91 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 1%
 Worked at Home 328 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 08889 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 292 4%
 High School Graduate 2,387 34%
 Associate's degree 560 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,231 32%
 Master's degree 1,071 15%
 Professional school degree 219 3%
 Doctorate degree 272 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,727 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 318 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08889

ZIP Code 08889 is in the following school districts: Readington Township School District and Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08889.

Holland Brook School
52 Readington Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Readington Township School District
Readington Middle School
48 Readington Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Readington Township School District
Whitehouse School
50 Whitehouse Ave
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Readington Township School District
Whitehouse Preparatory School
587 Us Highway 22 E
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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