West Milford, NJ 07480 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07480: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Milford, NJ 07480

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gordon Lakes, NJ 07480
Pine Cliff Lake, NJ 07480
Shady Lake, NJ 07480
West Milford Lakes, NJ 07480

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 303
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,434
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 637
  • County: Passaic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.091, Longitude -74.37
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Milford, NJ 07480 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,098
Population in Households 15,856
Population in Familes 13,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 6,009
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,338 (83.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 671 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 408 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $311,872
Average Home Value $354,519


Median Household Income $94,973
Average Household Income $112,464
Per Capita Income $42,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.24%
Households -0.1% 0.13%
Families -0.1% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

West Milford, NJ 07480 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07480 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 # 210 64th
Population Density1 # 453 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 450 23rd
Median Household Income # 193 67th
Per Capita Income # 226 61st

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