Absecon, NJ 08205 ZIP Code Profile

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Absecon, NJ | Smithville, NJ

ZIP Code 08205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Absecon, NJ 08205

Acceptable Alternative
Galloway, NJ 08205
Smithville, NJ 08205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Galloway Township, NJ 08205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.42, Longitude -74.502
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 504
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,271
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 91
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,180

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

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  1. 08205 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08205 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Absecon, NJ 08205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,904
Population in Households 28,461
Population in Familes 23,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 443
Population Density2 675
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $67,495
Average Household Income $88,527
Per Capita Income $32,521


Total Housing Units 11,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,667 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,778 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 908 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $246,720
Average Home Value $277,667


Total Households 10,445
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 7,398
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.2%
Households -0.21% -0.34%
Families -0.24% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Absecon, NJ 08205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08205 to the other 583 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 98 83rd
Population Density # 419 28th
Diversity Index # 161 73rd
Median Household Income # 419 28th
Per Capita Income # 428 27th

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