Merchantville, NJ 08109 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08109: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merchantville, NJ 08109

Acceptable Alternative
Pennsauken, NJ 08109

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 807
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,331
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,437
  • County: Camden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.951, Longitude -75.052
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Merchantville, NJ 08109 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,528
Daytime Population: Workers 9,809
Daytime Population: Residents 10,374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,183
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 22,330
Population in Familes 18,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 4,617
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $61,188
Average Household Income $79,745
Per Capita Income $30,464


Total Housing Units 9,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,998 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,515 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $197,148
Average Home Value $207,186


Total Households 8,513
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,698
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.1%
Households -0.09% 0.01%
Families -0.08% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Merchantville, NJ 08109 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08109 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 145 75th
Population Density # 136 77th
Diversity Index # 83 86th
Median Household Income # 432 26th
Per Capita Income # 429 26th

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