Essex Fells, NJ 07021 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07021: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essex Fells, NJ 07021

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • Single Family Addresses: 789
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.83, Longitude -74.281
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Essex Fells, NJ 07021 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,229
Population in Households 2,229
Population in Familes 2,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,569
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 765
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 714 (88.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $899,272
Average Home Value $904,587


Median Household Income $174,150
Average Household Income $242,012
Per Capita Income $83,059
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.45%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.31% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Essex Fells, NJ 07021 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07021 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 # 500 14th
Population Density1 # 327 44th
Diversity Index2 # 535 8th
Median Household Income # 7 99th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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