Swedesboro, NJ 08085 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08085: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swedesboro, NJ 08085

Acceptable Alternative
Logan Township, NJ 08085
Logan Twp, NJ 08085
Woolwich Township, NJ 08085
Woolwich Twp, NJ 08085

Not Acceptable, USPS
Auburn, NJ 08085
Logan, NJ 08085
Woolwich, NJ 08085

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gloucester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.754, Longitude -75.322
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08085 has segments in 2 Counties (Gloucester, Salem).

  • Businesses Addresses: 680
  • PO Box Addresses: 160
  • Residential Addresses: 7,367
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 248
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,119

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.


Swedesboro, NJ 08085 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 20,764 (100%)
Population in Households 20,655 (99.5%)
Population in Families 18,738 (90.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 109 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 483
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $116,124
Average Household Income $145,607
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $47,193
Wealth Index5 181


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,737 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 992 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $301,958
Average Home Value $309,386
Housing Affordability Index3 184


Total Households 6,729
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 5,504
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.02% 0.85%
Households 0.97% 0.84%
Families 0.97% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
Owner Occupied HU   1.0%

Swedesboro, NJ 08085 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08085 to the other 575 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 157 73rd
Population Density # 452 22nd
Median Household Income # 157 73rd
Housing Affordability Index # 544 95th
Per Capita Income # 251 57th
Diversity Index # 273 53rd

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