Watchung, NJ 07069 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07069: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watchung, NJ 07069

Acceptable Alternative
Plainfield, NJ 07069

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.637, Longitude -74.452
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 297
  • PO Box Addresses: 70
  • Residential Addresses: 2,417
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 102
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,315

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 07069 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 07069 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Watchung, NJ 07069 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,195
Population in Households 6,073
Population in Familes 5,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 976
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $138,156
Average Household Income $191,020
Per Capita Income $69,468


Total Housing Units 2,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,711 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 518 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $757,867
Average Home Value $898,568


Total Households 2,229
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,700
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.43%
Households 0.36% 0.38%
Families 0.33% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Watchung, NJ 07069 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07069 to the other 583 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 391 33rd
Population Density # 382 35th
Diversity Index # 252 57th
Median Household Income # 69 88th
Per Capita Income # 62 90th

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