Sparta, NJ 07871 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07871: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sparta, NJ 07871

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.04, Longitude -74.624
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 979
  • PO Box Addresses: 271
  • Residential Addresses: 7,686
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 144
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,542

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



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Sparta, NJ 07871 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,883
Population in Households 20,845
Population in Familes 18,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $130,228
Average Household Income $164,582
Per Capita Income $57,459

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,353 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 929 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $438,548
Average Home Value $501,743
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,282
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 5,784
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.47%
Households -0.27% -0.47%
Families -0.29% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Sparta, NJ 07871 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07871 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 # 158 73rd
Population Density # 453 22nd
Diversity Index # 473 19th
Median Household Income # 83 86th
Per Capita Income # 129 78th

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