Linden, NJ 07036 ZIP Code Profile

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Linden, NJ | Tremley, NJ | Tremley Point, NJ

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Linden, NJ 07036

Acceptable Alternative
Winfield Park, NJ 07036

Not Acceptable, USPS
Tremley, NJ 07036
Tremley Point, NJ 07036

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,689
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,089
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,186
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.636, Longitude -74.256
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Linden, NJ 07036 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07036 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 43 93rd
Population Density1 # 162 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 68 88th
Median Household Income # 455 20th
Per Capita Income # 463 19th

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Linden, NJ 07036 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 42,259
Population in Households 42,013
Population in Familes 34,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 3,822
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 15,665
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 10,673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,556 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,109 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,149 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $329,711
Average Home Value $357,059


Median Household Income $55,485
Average Household Income $71,470
Per Capita Income $26,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.57%
Households 0.11% 0.53%
Families 0.06% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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