South Plainfield, NJ 07080 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07080: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Acceptable Alternative
S Plainfield, NJ 07080

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.58, Longitude -74.414
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,443
  • PO Box Addresses: 249
  • Residential Addresses: 8,111
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 103
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,008

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

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South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,469
Daytime Population: Workers 19,412
Daytime Population: Residents 11,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 24,175
Population in Familes 21,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density2 2,979
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $95,346
Average Household Income $108,016
Per Capita Income $36,450


Total Housing Units 8,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,650 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,505 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $341,009
Average Home Value $358,132


Total Households 8,155
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 6,388
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 0.58% 0.64%
Households 0.45% 0.52%
Families 0.44% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

South Plainfield, NJ 07080 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07080 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 # 134 77th
Population Density # 214 63rd
Diversity Index # 110 81st
Median Household Income # 197 66th
Per Capita Income # 328 44th

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