Dorchester, NJ 08316 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08316: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dorchester, NJ 08316

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.271, Longitude -74.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 164
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Dorchester, NJ 08316 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 651
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 445
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 651
Population in Familes 535
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $61,394
Average Household Income $69,975
Per Capita Income $26,335


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $165,698
Average Home Value $198,671


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 173
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 -0.13% -0.19%
Households -0.22% -0.25%
Families -0.24% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Dorchester, NJ 08316 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08316 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 # 546 6th
Population Density # 564 3rd
Diversity Index # 525 9th
Median Household Income # 429 26th
Per Capita Income # 490 16th

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