Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Acceptable Alternative
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234
Egg Hbr Twp, NJ 08234

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bargaintown, NJ 08234
McKee City, NJ 08234
Steelmanville, NJ 08234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 846
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,340
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 35
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.413, Longitude -74.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,411
Population in Households 43,369
Population in Familes 37,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 674
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 15,089
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 11,237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,875 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,214 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 981 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $243,091
Average Home Value $254,676


Median Household Income $71,973
Average Household Income $89,756
Per Capita Income $31,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.24%
Families 0.16% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08234 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 # 39 93rd
Population Density1 # 421 28th
Diversity Index2 # 142 76th
Median Household Income # 365 37th
Per Capita Income # 407 30th

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