New Providence, NJ 07974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Providence, NJ 07974

Acceptable Alternative
New Providnce, NJ 07974

Not Acceptable, USPS
Murray Hill, NJ 07974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 413
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,279
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.7, Longitude -74.406
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Providence, NJ 07974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,667
Population in Households 12,535
Population in Familes 11,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 3,119
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 4,556
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,426
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,370 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,186 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $617,962
Average Home Value $637,685


Median Household Income $126,058
Average Household Income $177,648
Per Capita Income $64,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.82%
Households 0.46% 0.7%
Families 0.42% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

New Providence, NJ 07974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07974 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 # 253 57th
Population Density1 # 199 66th
Diversity Index2 # 297 49th
Median Household Income # 60 90th
Per Capita Income # 58 90th

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