Fairfield, NJ 07004 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07004: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairfield, NJ 07004

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,727
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,697
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.883, Longitude -74.309
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fairfield, NJ 07004 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,544
Population in Households 7,544
Population in Familes 6,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 744
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,668
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,272 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $586,663
Average Home Value $608,891


Median Household Income $91,518
Average Household Income $127,770
Per Capita Income $45,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.39%
Households 0.16% 0.36%
Families 0.14% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairfield, NJ 07004 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07004 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 361 38th
Population Density1 # 410 29th
Diversity Index2 # 479 18th
Median Household Income # 218 63rd
Per Capita Income # 200 66th

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