Whippany, NJ 07981 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07981: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whippany, NJ 07981

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.822, Longitude -74.42
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 435
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 3,577
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 120
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,457

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

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Whippany, NJ 07981 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,267
Daytime Population: Workers 9,290
Daytime Population: Residents 4,622
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,912
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.50
Population in Households 9,254
Population in Familes 7,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,444
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $110,132
Average Household Income $135,110
Per Capita Income $52,465


Total Housing Units 3,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,984 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 611 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $493,878
Average Home Value $513,882


Total Households 3,595
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,526
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 0.61% 0.52%
Households 0.56% 0.47%
Families 0.56% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Whippany, NJ 07981 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07981 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 # 319 45th
Population Density # 346 40th
Diversity Index # 350 40th
Median Household Income # 128 78th
Per Capita Income # 146 75th

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