Linwood, NJ 08221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Linwood, NJ 08221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 430
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,642
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.343, Longitude -74.58
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Linwood, NJ 08221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,356
Population in Households 7,219
Population in Familes 6,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density1 1,659
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,773
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,998
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,344 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $325,551
Average Home Value $409,578


Median Household Income $84,435
Average Household Income $116,248
Per Capita Income $44,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.27%
Households 0.32% 0.28%
Families 0.26% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Linwood, NJ 08221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08221 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 # 369 37th
Population Density1 # 313 46th
Diversity Index2 # 494 15th
Median Household Income # 261 55th
Per Capita Income # 206 65th

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