Spotswood, NJ 08884 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08884: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spotswood, NJ 08884

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,960
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 281
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.389, Longitude -74.392
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spotswood, NJ 08884 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,581
Population in Households 8,338
Population in Familes 7,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 243
Population Density1 3,513
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 3,221
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,215
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,544 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $288,209
Average Home Value $292,866


Median Household Income $80,063
Average Household Income $92,582
Per Capita Income $35,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.54%
Households 0.24% 0.46%
Families 0.22% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Spotswood, NJ 08884 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08884 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 # 337 42nd
Population Density1 # 182 69th
Diversity Index2 # 331 43rd
Median Household Income # 293 50th
Per Capita Income # 328 44th

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