Island Heights, NJ 08732 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08732: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Island Heights, NJ 08732

Acceptable Alternative
Island Hgts, NJ 08732

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 147
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.994, Longitude -74.119
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Island Heights, NJ 08732 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,590
Population in Households 1,590
Population in Familes 1,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,677
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $406,633
Average Home Value $480,783


Median Household Income $82,706
Average Household Income $98,757
Per Capita Income $40,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.01%
Households -0.22% -0.03%
Families -0.27% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Island Heights, NJ 08732 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08732 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 # 515 11th
Population Density1 # 236 59th
Diversity Index2 # 545 6th
Median Household Income # 274 53rd
Per Capita Income # 260 55th

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