Bridgeton, NJ 08302 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Not Acceptable, USPS
Deerfield Twp, NJ 08302
Fairfield Twp, NJ 08302
Stow Creek Twp, NJ 08302
Upper Deerfield Twp, NJ 08302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 969
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,684
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 650
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.439, Longitude -75.228
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08302 has segments in 2 Counties (Cumberland, Salem).

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Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 48,754
Population in Households 42,667
Population in Familes 34,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,087
Population Density1 331
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 14,183
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 10,072
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,408 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,775 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,304 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $158,913
Average Home Value $188,068


Median Household Income $46,131
Average Household Income $60,812
Per Capita Income $18,418
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.03%
Households -0.08% -0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.08%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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.

Bridgeton, NJ 08302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08302 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 # 23 96th
Population Density1 # 481 17th
Diversity Index2 # 34 95th
Median Household Income # 523 10th
Per Capita Income # 545 6th

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