Highland Park, NJ 08904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highland Park, NJ 08904

Acceptable Alternative
New Brunswick, NJ 08904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 470
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,119
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,059
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.499, Longitude -74.426
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highland Park, NJ 08904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,642
Population in Households 14,636
Population in Familes 10,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 7,519
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 6,092
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,317 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,775 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $370,627
Average Home Value $411,243


Median Household Income $75,967
Average Household Income $112,079
Per Capita Income $46,647
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.86%
Households 0.62% 0.75%
Families 0.56% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Highland Park, NJ 08904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08904 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 # 222 62nd
Population Density1 # 76 87th
Diversity Index2 # 153 74th
Median Household Income # 334 43rd
Per Capita Income # 183 69th

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