Bound Brook, NJ 08805 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08805: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bound Brook, NJ 08805

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bound Brk, NJ 08805

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 509
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,381
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 195
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.569, Longitude -74.539
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bound Brook, NJ 08805 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,730
Population in Households 12,697
Population in Familes 9,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 4,555
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 4,454
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 3,040
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,319 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,135 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $313,040
Average Home Value $345,645


Median Household Income $69,170
Average Household Income $94,626
Per Capita Income $33,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.68%
Households 0.53% 0.61%
Families 0.46% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Bound Brook, NJ 08805 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08805 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 # 250 57th
Population Density1 # 132 77th
Diversity Index2 # 70 88th
Median Household Income # 379 35th
Per Capita Income # 378 35th

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