08215 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 08215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

Acceptable Alternative
Egg Harbor Cy, NJ 08215
Egg Hbr City, NJ 08215

Not Acceptable, USPS
Devonshire, NJ 08215
Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
Germania, NJ 08215
Green Bank, NJ 08215
Lower Bank, NJ 08215
South Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
Weekstown, NJ 08215

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.527, Longitude -74.607
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08215 has segments in 2 Counties (Atlantic, Burlington).

  • Businesses Addresses: 340
  • PO Box Addresses: 98
  • Residential Addresses: 5,689
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 299
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,390

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


Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 15,426 (100%)
Population in Households 12,999 (84.3%)
Population in Families 10,553 (68.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,427 (15.7%)
Population Density 166
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $73,502
Average Household Income $96,908
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $32,368
Wealth Index5 113


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,555 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,516 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $238,402
Average Home Value $301,667
Housing Affordability Index3 141


Total Households 5,071
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,473
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 -0.04% 0.12%
Households -0.02% 0.07%
Families -0.09% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
Owner Occupied HU   0.67%

Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08215 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 # 211 64th
Population Density # 534 8th
Median Household Income # 425 27th
Housing Affordability Index # 397 69th
Per Capita Income # 473 18th
Diversity Index # 207 64th

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