Dorothy, NJ 08317 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08317: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dorothy, NJ 08317

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 374
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.409, Longitude -74.821
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dorothy, NJ 08317 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,253
Population in Households 1,248
Population in Familes 1,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 392 (89.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $176,087
Average Home Value $201,212


Median Household Income $53,922
Average Household Income $74,179
Per Capita Income $24,943
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.22%
Households 0.39% 0.14%
Families 0.35% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Dorothy, NJ 08317 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08317 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 # 522 10th
Population Density1 # 521 10th
Diversity Index2 # 541 7th
Median Household Income # 486 16th
Per Capita Income # 505 13th

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