Middlesex, NJ 08846 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08846: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middlesex, NJ 08846

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 714
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,006
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 97
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.575, Longitude -74.499
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Middlesex, NJ 08846 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,976
Population in Households 13,958
Population in Familes 11,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 4,197
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 5,071
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,688
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,607 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,464 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $322,341
Average Home Value $325,277


Median Household Income $79,953
Average Household Income $94,626
Per Capita Income $34,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.57%
Households 0.3% 0.49%
Families 0.27% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Middlesex, NJ 08846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08846 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 # 229 61st
Population Density1 # 150 74th
Diversity Index2 # 180 69th
Median Household Income # 296 49th
Per Capita Income # 355 39th

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