Avalon, NJ 08202 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08202: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Avalon, NJ 08202

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 249
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,911
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
  • County: Cape May County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.093, Longitude -74.733
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Avalon, NJ 08202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,400
Population in Households 1,373
Population in Familes 1,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 727
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 5,648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (11.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 ( 1.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,921 (87.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $951,065


Median Household Income $89,580
Average Household Income $155,787
Per Capita Income $81,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.35%
Households -0.48% -0.3%
Families -0.5% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Avalon, NJ 08202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08202 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 # 521 10th
Population Density1 # 504 13th
Diversity Index2 # 563 3rd
Median Household Income # 232 60th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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