Short Hills, NJ 07078 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07078: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Short Hills, NJ 07078

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.737, Longitude -74.329
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 535
  • PO Box Addresses: 96
  • Residential Addresses: 4,382
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,205

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Short Hills, NJ 07078 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,560
Daytime Population: Workers 10,058
Daytime Population: Residents 7,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 13,558
Population in Familes 12,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,795
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $306,267
Per Capita Income $95,047


Total Housing Units 4,420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,764 (85.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 444 (10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,091,645


Total Households 4,208
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 3,722
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.47%
Households 0.2% 0.36%
Families 0.21% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

Short Hills, NJ 07078 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07078 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 235 60th
Population Density # 302 48th
Diversity Index # 320 45th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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