Clayton, NJ 08312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clayton, NJ 08312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,843
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
  • County: Gloucester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.668, Longitude -75.085
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Clayton, NJ 08312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,180
Population in Households 8,180
Population in Familes 6,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,602
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 2,939
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,192 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 747 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $180,465
Average Home Value $193,066


Median Household Income $65,137
Average Household Income $76,200
Per Capita Income $27,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.51%
Households 0.69% 0.55%
Families 0.65% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Clayton, NJ 08312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08312 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 # 347 40th
Population Density1 # 323 44th
Diversity Index2 # 236 59th
Median Household Income # 411 29th
Per Capita Income # 471 19th

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