Penns Grove, NJ 08069 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08069: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Penns Grove, NJ 08069

Acceptable Alternative
Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Not Acceptable, USPS
Carneys Point Township, NJ 08069

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 312
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,731
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 418
  • County: Salem County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.707, Longitude -75.447
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Penns Grove, NJ 08069 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,930
Population in Households 12,581
Population in Familes 9,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 349
Population Density1 695
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 4,929
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,619 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,310 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 518 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $147,025
Average Home Value $165,473


Median Household Income $39,752
Average Household Income $55,607
Per Capita Income $22,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.26%
Households -0.25% -0.28%
Families -0.3% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

Penns Grove, NJ 08069 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08069 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 # 244 58th
Population Density1 # 416 28th
Diversity Index2 # 95 84th
Median Household Income # 542 7th
Per Capita Income # 524 10th

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