Hillsborough, NJ 08844 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Not Acceptable, USPS
Millstone, NJ 08844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,147
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,757
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 481
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.479, Longitude -74.628
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hillsborough, NJ 08844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 40,331
Population in Households 40,164
Population in Familes 35,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density1 725
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 14,285
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 10,985
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,005 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,280 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $475,229
Average Home Value $507,761


Median Household Income $115,473
Average Household Income $138,584
Per Capita Income $49,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.86%
Households 0.77% 0.85%
Families 0.81% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Hillsborough, NJ 08844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08844 to the other 575 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 50 91st
Population Density1 # 414 28th
Diversity Index2 # 233 60th
Median Household Income # 81 86th
Per Capita Income # 151 74th

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