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, 2017)


Total Population 1,272
Daytime Population: Workers 177
Daytime Population: Residents 695
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 872
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,267
Population in Familes 1,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $54,766
Average Household Income $76,362
Per Capita Income $25,590


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (89.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $180,620
Average Home Value $213,636


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.2%
Households 0.5% 0.19%
Families 0.49% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.75%

Dorothy, NJ 08317 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08317 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 523 10th
Population Density # 516 11th
Diversity Index # 542 7th
Median Household Income # 478 18th
Per Capita Income # 499 14th

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