Trenton, NJ 08628 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08628: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Trenton, NJ 08628

Acceptable Alternative
Ewing, NJ 08628
West Trenton, NJ 08628

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ewing Township, NJ 08628
Ewing Twp, NJ 08628

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 563
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,762
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 279
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.274, Longitude -74.817
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Trenton, NJ 08628 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,220
Population in Households 8,699
Population in Familes 6,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 521
Population Density1 1,171
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 4,001
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,631 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,370 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $270,586
Average Home Value $282,830


Median Household Income $82,523
Average Household Income $101,281
Per Capita Income $46,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.13%
Households 0.41% 0.2%
Families 0.4% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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 08628 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08628 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 # 315 46th
Population Density1 # 370 36th
Diversity Index2 # 213 63rd
Median Household Income # 277 52nd
Per Capita Income # 190 67th

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