ZIPs in New Jersey with the Highest Percent of Post Grads

The Top 3

#1

07078 (Short Hills, NJ)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 54.4%

#2

07310 (Jersey City, NJ)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 53.3%

#3

07046 (Mountain Lakes, NJ)

Percent With A Post Graduate Degree of 51.9%

About the Rankings

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

Doctors (PhD, MD, and DMD/DDS) and lawyers routinely make the lists of highest paying careers in America. Our rankings include those with a Master's, professional, or doctorate degree. Having a high concentration of these well-educated professionals can bring new industries and revenue to an area: from technology research to hospitals. Where do these high income professionals choose to live? Find out below.

The New Jersey percent with a post graduate degree from the latest estimates is 15.6% and has risen 4.4% from 14.9%.

This year saw several big changes. 07041 (Millburn, NJ) rose from #12 to #10, 08542 (Princeton, NJ) rose from #15 to #12, 08534 (Pennington, NJ) fell from #10 to #13, 07920 (Basking Ridge, NJ) fell from #13 to #14, and 08536 (Plainsboro, NJ) fell from #14 to #15.

The Top 50

   #1
07078 (Short Hills, NJ)
Previously 55.5%
54.4%
   #2
07310 (Jersey City, NJ)
Previously 54.0%
53.3%
   #3
07046 (Mountain Lakes, NJ)
Previously 51.9%
51.9%
   #4
08540 (Princeton, NJ)
Previously 50.4%
50.1%
   #5
08550 (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Previously 48.4%
48.1%
   #6
07043 (Montclair, NJ)
Previously 46.4%
45.6%
   #7
08502 (Belle Mead, NJ)
Previously 44.0%
45.2%
   #8
07670 (Tenafly, NJ)
Previously 42.3%
45.1%
   #9
08558 (Skillman, NJ)
Previously 42.1%
41.1%
#10
07041 (Millburn, NJ)
Previously #12 at 38.3%
40.0%
   #11
08904 (Highland Park, NJ)
Previously 40.0%
39.0%
#12
08542 (Princeton, NJ)
Previously #15 at 37.4%
39.0%
#13
08534 (Pennington, NJ)
Previously #10 at 40.4%
38.5%
#14
07920 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Previously #13 at 38.0%
38.1%
#15
08536 (Plainsboro, NJ)
Previously #14 at 37.9%
37.8%
#16
07021 (Essex Fells, NJ)
Previously #18 at 35.7%
37.0%
#17
07450 (Ridgewood, NJ)
Previously #22 at 35.1%
36.3%
#18
07928 (Chatham, NJ)
Previously #23 at 34.9%
35.5%
#19
07901 (Summit, NJ)
Previously #21 at 35.3%
35.1%
#20
07028 (Glen Ridge, NJ)
Previously #16 at 36.7%
35.0%
#21
07302 (Jersey City, NJ)
Previously #25 at 34.6%
34.8%
#22
08836 (Martinsville, NJ)
Previously #24 at 34.8%
34.8%
#23
07933 (Gillette, NJ)
Previously #30 at 32.1%
34.6%
#24
07945 (Mendham, NJ)
Previously #31 at 32.0%
34.5%
#25
08553 (Rocky Hill, NJ)
Previously #17 at 36.1%
34.4%
#26
08820 (Edison, NJ)
Previously #32 at 31.7%
34.4%
#27
07733 (Holmdel, NJ)
Previously #20 at 35.5%
34.2%
#28
07090 (Westfield, NJ)
Previously #27 at 33.0%
34.0%
#29
07069 (Watchung, NJ)
Previously #34 at 31.4%
33.5%
#30
07940 (Madison, NJ)
Previously #36 at 31.2%
32.8%
#31
07641 (Haworth, NJ)
Previously #26 at 33.8%
32.8%
#32
07922 (Berkeley Heights, NJ)
Previously #52 at 29.1%
32.7%
#33
07921 (Bedminster, NJ)
Previously #37 at 31.0%
32.5%
#34
07039 (Livingston, NJ)
Previously #40 at 30.7%
32.5%
#35
07059 (Warren, NJ)
Previously #42 at 30.2%
32.4%
#36
07423 (Ho Ho Kus, NJ)
Previously #68 at 27.4%
32.3%
#37
07079 (South Orange, NJ)
Previously #29 at 32.2%
32.0%
#38
07458 (Saddle River, NJ)
Previously #43 at 30.1%
32.0%
#39
07924 (Bernardsville, NJ)
Previously #19 at 35.5%
31.9%
#40
07677 (Woodcliff Lake, NJ)
Previously #33 at 31.6%
31.8%
#41
08003 (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Previously #38 at 30.9%
31.7%
#42
07045 (Montville, NJ)
Previously #47 at 29.5%
31.3%
#43
08033 (Haddonfield, NJ)
Previously #41 at 30.6%
31.0%
#44
07452 (Glen Rock, NJ)
Previously #50 at 29.4%
31.0%
#45
07930 (Chester, NJ)
Previously #53 at 29.0%
30.9%
#46
08212 (Cape May Point, NJ)
Previously unranked at 38.6%
30.8%
#47
07974 (New Providence, NJ)
Previously #45 at 29.7%
30.5%
#48
07932 (Florham Park, NJ)
Previously #51 at 29.2%
30.4%
#49
07040 (Maplewood, NJ)
Previously #39 at 30.8%
30.4%
#50
07704 (Fair Haven, NJ)
Previously #44 at 29.7%
30.0%
* 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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