Elizabeth, NJ 07208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Elizabeth, NJ 07208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 644
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,652
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.674, Longitude -74.225
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elizabeth, NJ 07208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 32,322
Population in Households 31,950
Population in Familes 25,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density1 17,763
Diversity Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,747
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 7,754
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,290 (26.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,457 (67.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 851 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $312,659
Average Home Value $336,998
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,655
Average Household Income $64,608
Per Capita Income $23,733
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.72%
Households 0.2% 0.6%
Families 0.18% 0.59%
Median Household Income   -1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Elizabeth, NJ 07208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07208 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 # 74 87th
Population Density1 # 22 96th
Diversity Index2 # 40 93rd
Median Household Income # 516 11th
Per Capita Income # 515 11th

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