08406 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Ventnor City, NJ | Ventnor Heights, NJ

ZIP Code 08406: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ventnor City, NJ 08406

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ventnor, NJ 08406
Ventnor Heights, NJ 08406

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Atlantic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.342, Longitude -74.482
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 145
  • Residential Addresses: 6,774
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,491
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,283

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


Ventnor City, NJ 08406 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 10,692 (100%)
Population in Households 10,686 (99.9%)
Population in Families 7,894 (73.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 5,431
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $57,538
Average Household Income $85,103
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $36,798
Wealth Index5 88


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,667 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,956 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,264 (41.4%)
Median Home Value $321,475
Average Home Value $432,555
Housing Affordability Index3 80


Total Households 4,623
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,634
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 0.02% -0.36%
Households 0.04% -0.34%
Families -0.05% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
Owner Occupied HU   0.32%

Ventnor City, NJ 08406 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08406 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 # 292 50th
Population Density # 114 80th
Median Household Income # 512 12th
Housing Affordability Index # 80 14th
Per Capita Income # 413 29th
Diversity Index # 161 72nd

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