South Plainfield, NJ 07080 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07080: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Acceptable Alternative
S Plainfield, NJ 07080

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,456
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,928
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 103
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.58, Longitude -74.414
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,109
Population in Households 23,814
Population in Familes 21,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 295
Population Density1 2,901
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 8,043
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 6,296
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,549 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,494 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $333,067
Average Home Value $348,668


Median Household Income $94,039
Average Household Income $105,783
Per Capita Income $35,750
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.71%
Households 0.44% 0.61%
Families 0.41% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

South Plainfield, NJ 07080 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07080 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 # 133 77th
Population Density1 # 218 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 110 81st
Median Household Income # 197 66th
Per Capita Income # 329 43rd

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