Trenton, NJ 08608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Trenton, NJ 08608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.22, Longitude -74.763
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 368
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 760
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 611
    • Single Family Addresses: 149

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

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Trenton, NJ 08608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 864
Daytime Population: Workers 11,194
Daytime Population: Residents 520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,714
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 13.56
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 550
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 2,945
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $17,123
Average Household Income $27,357
Per Capita Income $15,772


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 ( 6.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 407 (78.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $174,242


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 213
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 1.38% -0.16%
Households 1.25% -0.09%
Families 1.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.96%

Trenton, NJ 08608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08608 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 # 537 7th
Population Density # 218 63rd
Diversity Index # 79 87th
Median Household Income # 573 1st
Per Capita Income # 556 4th

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