Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Neshanic Station, NJ 08853

Acceptable Alternative
Branchburg, NJ 08853
Neshanic Sta, NJ 08853

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 95
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,804
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.509, Longitude -74.718
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08853 has segments in 2 Counties (Hunterdon, Somerset).

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Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,291
Population in Households 5,291
Population in Familes 4,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,822
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,512
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,556 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $559,446
Average Home Value $589,332


Median Household Income $125,599
Average Household Income $161,484
Per Capita Income $55,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.6%
Households 0.48% 0.54%
Families 0.46% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08853 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 # 417 28th
Population Density1 # 461 21st
Diversity Index2 # 350 40th
Median Household Income # 62 89th
Per Capita Income # 102 83rd

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