Margate City, NJ 08402 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08402: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Margate City, NJ 08402

Not Acceptable, USPS
Margate, NJ 08402

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.33, Longitude -74.506
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 258
  • PO Box Addresses: 112
  • Residential Addresses: 4,303
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 801
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,502

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

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Margate City, NJ 08402 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,101
Daytime Population: Workers 2,116
Daytime Population: Residents 3,226
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,342
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 6,101
Population in Familes 4,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,026
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $69,141
Average Household Income $107,729
Per Capita Income $53,343


Total Housing Units 7,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,218 (31.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,074 (57.4%)
Median Home Value $522,308
Average Home Value $590,543


Total Households 3,021
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,720
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 -0.5% -0.24%
Households -0.55% -0.31%
Families -0.61% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Margate City, NJ 08402 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08402 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 # 394 32nd
Population Density # 291 50th
Diversity Index # 548 6th
Median Household Income # 382 34th
Per Capita Income # 139 76th

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