Hillside, NJ 07205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hillside, NJ 07205

Acceptable Alternative
Ind Hillside, NJ 07205
Industrial Hillside, NJ 07205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 785
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,500
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 484
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.694, Longitude -74.229
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hillside, NJ 07205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,384
Daytime Population: Workers 7,129
Daytime Population: Residents 12,561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 22,372
Population in Familes 19,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 8,098
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $59,409
Average Household Income $77,972
Per Capita Income $25,574


Total Housing Units 7,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,753 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,583 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $277,906
Average Home Value $289,580


Total Households 7,336
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 5,704
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.61% 0.62%
Households 0.41% 0.49%
Families 0.41% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Hillside, NJ 07205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07205 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 146 75th
Population Density # 70 88th
Diversity Index # 87 85th
Median Household Income # 444 23rd
Per Capita Income # 500 14th

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