07974 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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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: 419
  • PO Box Addresses: 59
  • Residential Addresses: 4,743
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 354
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,389
  • Foreclosures in NJ 07974

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


New Providence, NJ 07974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 13,536 (100%)
Population in Households 13,418 (99.1%)
Population in Families 11,856 (87.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 118 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 3,423
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $171,610
Average Household Income $242,118
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $89,459
Wealth Index5 295


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,837 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,154 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $624,760
Average Home Value $652,971
Housing Affordability Index3 120


Total Households 4,991
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 3,727
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.44% -0.04%
Households -0.04% -0.10%
Families   -0.10%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
Owner Occupied HU   0.27%

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

The table below compares 07974 to the other 577 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 240 59th
Population Density # 188 68th
Median Household Income # 49 92nd
Housing Affordability Index # 375 65th
Per Capita Income # 40 93rd
Diversity Index # 275 53rd

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