Linden, NJ 07036 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07036: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Linden, NJ 07036

Acceptable Alternative
Winfield Park, NJ 07036

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,734
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,242
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,333
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.636, Longitude -74.256
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Linden, NJ 07036 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,324
Population in Households 43,078
Population in Familes 35,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 3,880
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 16,085
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 10,915
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,502 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,583 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $294,186
Average Home Value $311,524


Median Household Income $58,391
Average Household Income $73,730
Per Capita Income $27,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.69%
Households 0.35% 0.61%
Families 0.3% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Linden, NJ 07036 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07036 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 # 40 93rd
Population Density1 # 163 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 67 89th
Median Household Income # 450 23rd
Per Capita Income # 467 20th

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