Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Acceptable Alternative
Princeton Jct, NJ 08550
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Windsor, NJ 08550
W Windsor Township, NJ 08550
West Win Tow, NJ 08550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 525
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,222
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,019
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.299, Longitude -74.615
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,112
Population in Households 18,938
Population in Familes 17,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density1 1,049
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 6,501
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 5,473
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,467 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,034 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $648,085
Average Home Value $650,123


Median Household Income $170,147
Average Household Income $212,568
Per Capita Income $72,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% 0.03%
Households 0.04% 0.15%
Families 0.02% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08550 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 # 172 71st
Population Density1 # 376 35th
Diversity Index2 # 174 70th
Median Household Income # 10 98th
Per Capita Income # 32 95th

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