East Hanover, NJ 07936 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07936: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Hanover, NJ 07936

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 826
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,944
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.818, Longitude -74.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Hanover, NJ 07936 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,986
Population in Households 10,976
Population in Familes 9,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,467
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 3,830
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 3,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,545 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $567,685
Average Home Value $572,884


Median Household Income $110,941
Average Household Income $143,721
Per Capita Income $50,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.08%
Households -0.26% -0.11%
Families -0.28% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

East Hanover, NJ 07936 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07936 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 # 283 51st
Population Density1 # 342 41st
Diversity Index2 # 332 43rd
Median Household Income # 115 80th
Per Capita Income # 150 74th

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