Great Meadows, NJ 07838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Great Meadows, NJ 07838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.883, Longitude -74.929
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • PO Box Addresses: 112
  • Residential Addresses: 1,231
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,231

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

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Great Meadows, NJ 07838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,677
Daytime Population: Workers 903
Daytime Population: Residents 1,569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 3,642
Population in Familes 3,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $95,286
Average Household Income $105,660
Per Capita Income $37,998


Total Housing Units 1,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,098 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $332,544
Average Home Value $354,622


Total Households 1,310
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,005
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 -0.19% -0.11%
Households -0.14% -0.06%
Families -0.15% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Great Meadows, NJ 07838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07838 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 # 468 19th
Population Density # 544 6th
Diversity Index # 483 17th
Median Household Income # 198 66th
Per Capita Income # 308 47th

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