Somers Point, NJ 08244 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08244: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somers Point, NJ 08244

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.32, Longitude -74.6
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 544
  • PO Box Addresses: 270
  • Residential Addresses: 5,241
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,239

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Somers Point, NJ 08244 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,538
Daytime Population: Workers 6,297
Daytime Population: Residents 5,217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 10,528
Population in Familes 8,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 2,137
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $47,918
Average Household Income $67,098
Per Capita Income $28,631


Total Housing Units 5,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,307 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,184 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,111 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $240,977
Average Home Value $262,787


Total Households 4,491
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,734
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.19%
Households -0.41% -0.25%
Families -0.42% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Somers Point, NJ 08244 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08244 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 294 49th
Population Density # 281 52nd
Diversity Index # 231 60th
Median Household Income # 513 12th
Per Capita Income # 458 21st

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