Margate City, NJ 08402 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08402: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Margate City, NJ 08402

Not Acceptable, USPS
Margate, NJ 08402

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 267
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,611
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 786
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.33, Longitude -74.506
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Margate City, NJ 08402 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,985
Population in Households 5,985
Population in Familes 4,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,034
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,932
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 1,693
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,197 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 735 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,283 (52.8%)
Median Home Value $527,146
Average Home Value $593,559


Median Household Income $67,030
Average Household Income $106,019
Per Capita Income $51,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.1%
Households -0.26% -0.13%
Families -0.3% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Margate City, NJ 08402 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08402 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 # 396 32nd
Population Density1 # 291 50th
Diversity Index2 # 551 5th
Median Household Income # 394 32nd
Per Capita Income # 138 76th

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