Highland Lakes, NJ 07422 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07422: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highland Lakes, NJ 07422

Acceptable Alternative
Highland Lks, NJ 07422

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barry Lakes, NJ 07422

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,453
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.187, Longitude -74.454
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highland Lakes, NJ 07422 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,432
Population in Households 7,430
Population in Familes 6,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 405
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,717
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,095
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,521 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 550 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $243,141
Average Home Value $262,178


Median Household Income $85,738
Average Household Income $94,223
Per Capita Income $34,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% -0.02%
Households 0.27% 0.02%
Families 0.24% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Highland Lakes, NJ 07422 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07422 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 # 366 37th
Population Density1 # 469 19th
Diversity Index2 # 505 13th
Median Household Income # 253 57th
Per Capita Income # 354 39th

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