Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Acceptable Alternative
Princeton Jct, NJ 08550
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Windsor, NJ 08550
W Windsor Township, NJ 08550
West Win Tow, NJ 08550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.299, Longitude -74.615
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 532
  • PO Box Addresses: 181
  • Residential Addresses: 7,260
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,038
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,222

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

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Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,374
Daytime Population: Workers 4,525
Daytime Population: Residents 9,730
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,255
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 20,191
Population in Familes 18,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 1,121
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $178,679
Average Household Income $220,448
Per Capita Income $74,963


Total Housing Units 7,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,639 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,258 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $657,574
Average Home Value $666,253


Total Households 6,897
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 5,791
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 0.76% 0.26%
Households 0.9% 0.31%
Families 0.84% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08550 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 # 163 72nd
Population Density # 367 37th
Diversity Index # 176 70th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 31 95th

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