New Providence, NJ 07974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Providence, NJ 07974

Acceptable Alternative
New Providnce, NJ 07974

Not Acceptable, USPS
Murray Hill, NJ 07974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.7, Longitude -74.406
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 421
  • PO Box Addresses: 77
  • Residential Addresses: 4,454
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 186
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,268

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

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New Providence, NJ 07974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,967
Daytime Population: Workers 11,654
Daytime Population: Residents 6,709
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 12,835
Population in Familes 11,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density2 3,186
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $130,825
Average Household Income $186,279
Per Capita Income $67,009


Total Housing Units 4,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,425 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,213 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $609,765
Average Home Value $634,204


Total Households 4,638
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 3,503
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 0.7% 0.7%
Households 0.5% 0.58%
Families 0.5% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

New Providence, NJ 07974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07974 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 # 244 58th
Population Density # 196 66th
Diversity Index # 297 49th
Median Household Income # 63 89th
Per Capita Income # 60 90th

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