East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Acceptable Alternative
E Brunswick, NJ 08816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,844
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,410
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 559
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.43, Longitude -74.407
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,826
Population in Households 46,594
Population in Familes 41,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 2,205
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 16,384
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 12,822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,680 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,704 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 808 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $380,843
Average Home Value $402,387


Median Household Income $103,954
Average Household Income $131,583
Per Capita Income $46,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.54%
Households 0.13% 0.4%
Families 0.17% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

East Brunswick, NJ 08816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08816 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 # 27 96th
Population Density1 # 273 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 177 70th
Median Household Income # 151 74th
Per Capita Income # 188 68th

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