Howell, NJ 07731 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 07731: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howell, NJ 07731

Acceptable Alternative
Wall Township, NJ 07731

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wall Twp, NJ 07731

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 940
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,925
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 215
  • County: Monmouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.147, Longitude -74.207
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Howell, NJ 07731 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,088
Population in Households 38,024
Population in Familes 34,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,190
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 12,401
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 10,137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,970 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,431 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 447 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $329,922
Average Home Value $339,120


Median Household Income $101,560
Average Household Income $114,378
Per Capita Income $37,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.05%
Households 0.13% 0.07%
Families 0.13% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Howell, NJ 07731 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07731 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 # 57 90th
Population Density1 # 364 37th
Diversity Index2 # 345 41st
Median Household Income # 166 72nd
Per Capita Income # 314 46th

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