Absecon, NJ 08205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Absecon, NJ 08205

Acceptable Alternative
Galloway, NJ 08205
Smithville, NJ 08205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Galloway Township, NJ 08205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 488
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,145
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 91
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.42, Longitude -74.502
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Absecon, NJ 08205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,641
Population in Households 28,201
Population in Familes 23,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 440
Population Density1 634
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,437
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 7,406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,762 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,675 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,122 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $238,879
Average Home Value $269,589
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,728
Average Household Income $84,007
Per Capita Income $31,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.04%
Households -0.14% -0.12%
Families -0.15% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Absecon, NJ 08205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08205 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 # 99 83rd
Population Density1 # 426 27th
Diversity Index2 # 154 74th
Median Household Income # 410 29th
Per Capita Income # 416 28th

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