08087 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Parkertown, NJ | Tuckerton, NJ | West Tuckerton, NJ

ZIP Code 08087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Acceptable Alternative
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Little Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08087
Ltl Egg Hbr, NJ 08087
Mystic Islands, NJ 08087
Mystic Islnds, NJ 08087

Not Acceptable, USPS
Leh, NJ 08087
Parkertown, NJ 08087
Tuckerton Boro, NJ 08087
West Tuckerton, NJ 08087

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.59, Longitude -74.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08087 has segments in 2 Counties (Burlington, Ocean).

  • Businesses Addresses: 499
  • PO Box Addresses: 252
  • Residential Addresses: 11,922
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,798

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: October 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Tuckerton, NJ 08087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 26,404 (100%)
Population in Households 26,115 (98.9%)
Population in Families 21,441 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 289 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 352
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $70,840
Average Household Income $90,262
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $36,442
Wealth Index5 110


Total HU (Housing Units) 13,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,896 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,758 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,751 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $249,471
Average Home Value $285,061
Housing Affordability Index3 131


Total Households 10,654
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,346
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.61% 0.6%
Households 0.65% 0.62%
Families 0.58% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.91%

Tuckerton, NJ 08087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08087 to the other 577 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 114 80th
Population Density # 476 18th
Median Household Income # 447 23rd
Housing Affordability Index # 327 57th
Per Capita Income # 422 27th
Diversity Index # 494 15th

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