ZIPs in New Jersey with the Highest High School Grad Rates

The Top 3

#1

07760 (Rumson, NJ)

Percent With A High School Diploma of 98.9%

#2

08033 (Haddonfield, NJ)

Percent With A High School Diploma of 98.5%

#3

08008 (Beach Haven, NJ)

Percent With A High School Diploma of 98.5%

About the Rankings

The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey data to estimate the percent with a high school diploma. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the ZIPs in New Jersey with the highest percent with a high school diploma below, and the lowest percent with a high school diploma ZIPs. Only ZIP codes with a low margin of error are included.

In most jobs, a high school education is considered the minimum requirement. High school graduates are less likely to be unemployed, live in poverty, have poor health, and engage in criminal activity. The areas below are ranked according to the percentage of people aged 25+ living in the area that at least have a high school education or equivalent.

The New Jersey percent with a high school diploma from the latest estimates is 89.9% and has risen 0.7% from 89.3%.

This year saw several big changes. 07760 (Rumson, NJ) ranked for the first time, 08033 (Haddonfield, NJ) rose from #3 to #2, 08008 (Beach Haven, NJ) rose from #9 to #3, 07446 (Ramsey, NJ) fell from #2 to #4, and 07078 (Short Hills, NJ) fell from #1 to #5.

The Top 50

#1
07760 (Rumson, NJ)
Previously unranked at 99.0%
98.9%
#2
08033 (Haddonfield, NJ)
Previously #3 at 98.2%
98.5%
#3
08008 (Beach Haven, NJ)
Previously #9 at 97.7%
98.5%
#4
07446 (Ramsey, NJ)
Previously #2 at 98.3%
98.2%
#5
07078 (Short Hills, NJ)
Previously #1 at 98.9%
98.2%
#6
08550 (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Previously #13 at 97.4%
97.8%
#7
07452 (Glen Rock, NJ)
Previously #4 at 98.1%
97.7%
#8
08055 (Medford, NJ)
Previously #6 at 97.8%
97.7%
#9
07871 (Sparta, NJ)
Previously #7 at 97.8%
97.6%
   #10
07043 (Montclair, NJ)
Previously 97.6%
97.6%
#11
08736 (Manasquan, NJ)
Previously unranked at 97.2%
97.6%
#12
07481 (Wyckoff, NJ)
Previously #18 at 97.2%
97.6%
#13
07090 (Westfield, NJ)
Previously #11 at 97.6%
97.4%
#14
08844 (Hillsborough, NJ)
Previously #12 at 97.5%
97.4%
#15
07928 (Chatham, NJ)
Previously #16 at 97.3%
97.3%
#16
07920 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Previously #17 at 97.3%
97.2%
#17
08540 (Princeton, NJ)
Previously #19 at 96.8%
97.1%
#18
07450 (Ridgewood, NJ)
Previously #14 at 97.3%
97.1%
#19
07044 (Verona, NJ)
Previously #21 at 96.7%
96.9%
#20
08904 (Highland Park, NJ)
Previously #35 at 95.8%
96.8%
#21
08062 (Mullica Hill, NJ)
Previously #63 at 94.4%
96.6%
#22
08003 (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Previously #28 at 96.2%
96.6%
#23
08057 (Moorestown, NJ)
Previously #26 at 96.3%
96.6%
#24
08536 (Plainsboro, NJ)
Previously #23 at 96.5%
96.5%
#25
07039 (Livingston, NJ)
Previously #27 at 96.3%
96.4%
#26
08691 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #31 at 96.0%
96.3%
#27
07746 (Marlboro, NJ)
Previously #30 at 96.1%
96.2%
#28
07059 (Warren, NJ)
Previously #38 at 95.7%
96.2%
#29
07950 (Morris Plains, NJ)
Previously #22 at 96.6%
96.1%
#30
07405 (Butler, NJ)
Previously #55 at 95.2%
96.1%
#31
07748 (Middletown, NJ)
Previously #33 at 95.9%
96.1%
#32
07463 (Waldwick, NJ)
Previously #40 at 95.6%
96.0%
#33
07834 (Denville, NJ)
Previously #15 at 97.3%
95.9%
#34
07436 (Oakland, NJ)
Previously #50 at 95.3%
95.9%
#35
07016 (Cranford, NJ)
Previously #29 at 96.1%
95.9%
#36
08742 (Point Pleasant Beach, NJ)
Previously #58 at 95.0%
95.8%
#37
07070 (Rutherford, NJ)
Previously #42 at 95.6%
95.8%
#38
07430 (Mahwah, NJ)
Previously #37 at 95.8%
95.8%
#39
07869 (Randolph, NJ)
Previously #24 at 96.5%
95.8%
#40
08053 (Marlton, NJ)
Previously #43 at 95.6%
95.8%
#41
07866 (Rockaway, NJ)
Previously #44 at 95.5%
95.7%
#42
07675 (Westwood, NJ)
Previously #39 at 95.6%
95.7%
#43
08108 (Collingswood, NJ)
Previously #54 at 95.2%
95.7%
#44
07676 (Township Of Washington, NJ)
Previously #48 at 95.4%
95.7%
#45
08077 (Riverton, NJ)
Previously #47 at 95.4%
95.6%
#46
08221 (Linwood, NJ)
Previously #60 at 94.7%
95.5%
#47
08080 (Sewell, NJ)
Previously #59 at 94.9%
95.5%
#48
08505 (Bordentown, NJ)
Previously #67 at 94.4%
95.4%
#49
07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Previously #36 at 95.8%
95.4%
#50
07940 (Madison, NJ)
Previously #46 at 95.5%
95.3%
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 7.5%

The Bottom 50

   #1
08102 (Camden, NJ)
Previously 57.7%
55.7%
   #2
08901 (New Brunswick, NJ)
Previously 60.6%
61.8%
#3
08611 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #4 at 62.2%
62.3%
#4
07206 (Elizabethport, NJ)
Previously #3 at 62.2%
62.5%
   #5
07105 (Newark, NJ)
Previously 62.8%
63.7%
   #6
07501 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously 64.1%
64.8%
   #7
07055 (Passaic, NJ)
Previously 65.9%
65.8%
   #8
08105 (Camden, NJ)
Previously 66.7%
67.5%
   #9
08609 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously 67.0%
68.2%
#10
07524 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #11 at 69.0%
68.8%
#11
08314 (Delmont, NJ)
Previously #18 at 70.7%
69.2%
#12
07102 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #16 at 70.0%
69.4%
   #13
07087 (Union City, NJ)
Previously 69.6%
69.7%
#14
07114 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #10 at 68.5%
69.7%
#15
07522 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #12 at 69.5%
69.8%
#16
07107 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #15 at 69.9%
69.9%
#17
08104 (Camden, NJ)
Previously #22 at 72.2%
69.9%
#18
08861 (Perth Amboy, NJ)
Previously #14 at 69.8%
70.4%
#19
08327 (Leesburg, NJ)
Previously unranked at 69.1%
71.3%
#20
07022 (Fairview, NJ)
Previously #23 at 72.8%
71.9%
   #21
07201 (Elizabeth, NJ)
Previously 72.0%
72.0%
#22
08103 (Camden, NJ)
Previously #24 at 72.9%
72.2%
#23
07104 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #19 at 71.4%
72.6%
#24
08401 (Atlantic City, NJ)
Previously #20 at 71.6%
73.7%
   #25
07060 (Plainfield, NJ)
Previously 72.9%
73.9%
#26
07503 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #17 at 70.5%
74.0%
#27
07093 (West New York, NJ)
Previously #29 at 73.7%
74.1%
#28
08360 (Vineland, NJ)
Previously #30 at 74.0%
74.2%
#29
07513 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #26 at 73.1%
74.4%
#30
07202 (Elizabeth, NJ)
Previously #31 at 75.1%
74.5%
#31
08302 (Bridgeton, NJ)
Previously #27 at 73.5%
74.5%
#32
08232 (Pleasantville, NJ)
Previously #28 at 73.5%
74.6%
#33
08311 (Cedarville, NJ)
Previously #38 at 79.2%
74.9%
#34
07514 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #35 at 77.3%
76.8%
#35
07063 (Plainfield, NJ)
Previously #36 at 77.8%
76.8%
#36
07103 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #37 at 79.1%
77.5%
#37
07108 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #39 at 79.3%
78.5%
#38
07502 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #34 at 77.0%
79.3%
#39
08882 (South River, NJ)
Previously #43 at 80.0%
79.4%
#40
08069 (Penns Grove, NJ)
Previously #33 at 76.8%
79.4%
   #41
07801 (Dover, NJ)
Previously 79.7%
79.6%
#42
07050 (Orange, NJ)
Previously #44 at 80.0%
79.9%
#43
07208 (Elizabeth, NJ)
Previously #40 at 79.5%
80.9%
#44
08638 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #46 at 80.4%
81.3%
#45
07504 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously #32 at 76.6%
81.4%
#46
08110 (Pennsauken, NJ)
Previously #47 at 80.7%
81.5%
#47
07606 (South Hackensack, NJ)
Previously #54 at 82.5%
81.6%
#48
07029 (Harrison, NJ)
Previously #42 at 79.8%
81.8%
#49
07032 (Kearny, NJ)
Previously #55 at 82.6%
81.9%
#50
07047 (North Bergen, NJ)
Previously #51 at 81.8%
81.9%
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 15.0%


Data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2017.

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