Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08889: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Acceptable Alternative
White Hse Sta, NJ 08889

Not Acceptable, USPS
White House Station, NJ 08889

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 335
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,578
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 114
  • County: Hunterdon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.599, Longitude -74.759
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,764
Population in Households 9,757
Population in Familes 8,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 3,665
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,745
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,224 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 441 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $459,163
Average Home Value $501,186


Median Household Income $125,595
Average Household Income $160,422
Per Capita Income $60,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.08%
Households 0.3% 0.15%
Families 0.26% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08889 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 # 306 47th
Population Density1 # 466 20th
Diversity Index2 # 465 20th
Median Household Income # 64 89th
Per Capita Income # 80 86th

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