Elmer, NJ 08318 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08318: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elmer, NJ 08318

Acceptable Alternative
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

Not Acceptable, USPS
Centerton, NJ 08318
Daretown, NJ 08318
Pittsgrov Twp, NJ 08318
Pittsgrove Township, NJ 08318

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 279
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,444
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Salem County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.569, Longitude -75.182
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elmer, NJ 08318 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,763
Daytime Population: Workers 4,379
Daytime Population: Residents 6,277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,656
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 12,552
Population in Familes 10,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $73,365
Average Household Income $89,005
Per Capita Income $32,461


Total Housing Units 4,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,868 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 698 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $214,988
Average Home Value $241,197


Total Households 4,566
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,515
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.34% -0.5%
Households -0.36% -0.54%
Families -0.38% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Elmer, NJ 08318 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08318 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 # 250 57th
Population Density # 542 7th
Diversity Index # 411 30th
Median Household Income # 352 39th
Per Capita Income # 396 32nd

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