Trenton, NJ 08608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Trenton, NJ 08608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 365
  • Single Family Addresses: 150
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 612
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.22, Longitude -74.763
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Trenton, NJ 08608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,097
Population in Households 1,046
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 3,689
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 559
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 ( 6.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (83.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $170,968
Average Home Value $168,421


Median Household Income $17,667
Average Household Income $27,327
Per Capita Income $15,511
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.16% 1.47%
Households 5.17% 1.69%
Families 5.13% 1.71%
Median Household Income   -0.51%
Per Capita Income   -0.2%
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.

Trenton, NJ 08608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08608 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 # 525 10th
Population Density1 # 174 70th
Diversity Index2 # 81 86th
Median Household Income # 575 1st
Per Capita Income # 558 4th

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