Absecon, NJ 08201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Absecon, NJ 08201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Absecon City, NJ 08201
Absecon Heights, NJ 08201
Absecon Highlands, NJ 08201
Galloway, NJ 08201
Galloway Township, NJ 08201
Pinehurst, NJ 08201
Smithville, NJ 08201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.442, Longitude -74.512
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 470
  • PO Box Addresses: 379
  • Residential Addresses: 4,389
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,389

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  1. 08201 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08201 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. New Jersey Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Absecon, NJ 08201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Absecon, NJ 08201 Housing Affordability Index is 133
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Absecon, NJ 08201 Wealth Index is 109
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 9,928
Population in Households 9,773
Population in Families 8,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density 1,566
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,877
Average Household Income $87,415
Per Capita Income $33,050
Wealth Index3 109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,713 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,038 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $199,608
Housing Affordability Index2 133
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,751
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,622
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.27% -0.02%
Households 0.1% -0.12%
Families 0.1% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Absecon, NJ 08201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08201 to the other 582 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 306 48th
Population Density # 325 44th
Diversity Index # 175 70th
Median Household Income # 456 22nd
Per Capita Income # 443 24th

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