Belle Mead, NJ 08502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belle Mead, NJ 08502

Not Acceptable, USPS
Montgomery, NJ 08502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 165
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,687
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.465, Longitude -74.63
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Belle Mead, NJ 08502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,300
Daytime Population: Workers 2,044
Daytime Population: Residents 5,766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 11,288
Population in Familes 10,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 892
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $163,321
Average Household Income $195,116
Per Capita Income $62,131


Total Housing Units 3,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,658 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 938 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $683,967
Average Home Value $714,353


Total Households 3,596
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 3,040
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 0.39% 0.66%
Households 0.22% 0.56%
Families 0.2% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Belle Mead, NJ 08502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08502 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 # 282 51st
Population Density # 396 32nd
Diversity Index # 182 69th
Median Household Income # 23 96th
Per Capita Income # 81 86th

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