Oak Ridge, NJ 07438 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cozy Lake, NJ 07438
Jefferson Township, NJ 07438
Jefferson Twp, NJ 07438
Lake Swannanoa, NJ 07438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 310
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,148
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 50
  • County: Passaic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.033, Longitude -74.5
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 07438 has segments in 2 Counties (Morris, Passaic).

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Oak Ridge, NJ 07438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 12,252
Population in Households 12,222
Population in Familes 10,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 357
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 4,415
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 3,443
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,877 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $334,972
Average Home Value $357,802


Median Household Income $99,924
Average Household Income $109,843
Per Capita Income $39,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.19%
Households 0.19% 0.24%
Families 0.22% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.


Oak Ridge, NJ 07438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07438 to the other 575 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 260 55th
Population Density1 # 473 18th
Diversity Index2 # 449 22nd
Median Household Income # 155 73rd
Per Capita Income # 255 56th

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