Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08006: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Acceptable Alternative
Barnegat Lgt, NJ 08006

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barnegat Light Boro, NJ 08006

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.758, Longitude -74.107
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 90
  • PO Box Addresses: 560
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 577
Daytime Population: Workers 419
Daytime Population: Residents 332
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 751
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 572
Population in Familes 462
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 614
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $68,577
Average Household Income $103,349
Per Capita Income $49,789


Total Housing Units 1,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (18.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,014 (78.6%)
Median Home Value $837,838
Average Home Value $853,046


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.07% 0.34%
Households 0.1% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08006 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 # 549 5th
Population Density # 429 26th
Diversity Index # 571 2nd
Median Household Income # 385 34th
Per Capita Income # 164 72nd

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