Allentown, NJ 08501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Allentown, NJ 08501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Upper Freehold, NJ 08501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 209
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,332
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Monmouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.134, Longitude -74.597
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08501 has segments in 3 Counties (Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth).

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Allentown, NJ 08501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,386
Population in Households 6,386
Population in Familes 5,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 244
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,279
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,838
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,002 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $445,576
Average Home Value $505,082


Median Household Income $114,456
Average Household Income $148,734
Per Capita Income $53,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.19%
Households -0.24% -0.14%
Families -0.3% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Allentown, NJ 08501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08501 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 # 388 33rd
Population Density1 # 511 12th
Diversity Index2 # 485 17th
Median Household Income # 99 83rd
Per Capita Income # 131 78th

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