Tuckerton, NJ 08087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Acceptable Alternative
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Little Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08087
Ltl Egg Hbr, NJ 08087
Mystic Islands, NJ 08087
Mystic Islnds, NJ 08087

Not Acceptable, USPS
Leh, NJ 08087
Parkertown, NJ 08087
Tuckerton Boro, NJ 08087
West Tuckerton, NJ 08087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 516
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,224
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 123
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.59, Longitude -74.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08087 has segments in 2 Counties (Burlington, Ocean).

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Tuckerton, NJ 08087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,953
Population in Households 24,669
Population in Familes 20,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density1 328
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 9,977
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,912
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,960 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,017 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,973 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $236,546
Average Home Value $256,988


Median Household Income $57,209
Average Household Income $71,735
Per Capita Income $29,109
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.35%
Households 0.12% 0.26%
Families 0.07% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Tuckerton, NJ 08087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08087 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 # 124 79th
Population Density1 # 482 17th
Diversity Index2 # 488 16th
Median Household Income # 458 21st
Per Capita Income # 446 23rd

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