Cranbury, NJ 08512 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08512: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Acceptable Alternative
East Windsor, NJ 08512

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Windsor, NJ 08512

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.311, Longitude -74.525
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08512 has segments in 2 Counties (Mercer, Middlesex).

  • Businesses Addresses: 567
  • PO Box Addresses: 81
  • Residential Addresses: 4,630
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 320
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,310

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

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Cranbury, NJ 08512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,739
Daytime Population: Workers 12,489
Daytime Population: Residents 4,819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.78
Population in Households 9,607
Population in Familes 8,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density2 427
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $102,888
Average Household Income $152,200
Per Capita Income $56,144


Total Housing Units 3,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,395 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,165 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $460,189
Average Home Value $542,025


Total Households 3,560
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,669
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 0.89% 0.69%
Households 0.85% 0.65%
Families 0.84% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Cranbury, NJ 08512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08512 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 # 306 47th
Population Density # 464 20th
Diversity Index # 134 77th
Median Household Income # 158 73rd
Per Capita Income # 114 80th

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