Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08648: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Acceptable Alternative
Lawrence, NJ 08648
Lawrence Twp, NJ 08648
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Trenton, NJ 08648

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.266, Longitude -74.696
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,081
  • PO Box Addresses: 213
  • Residential Addresses: 12,272
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 569
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,703

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

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Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,734
Daytime Population: Workers 17,154
Daytime Population: Residents 14,415
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,569
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 29,921
Population in Familes 24,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,813
Population Density2 1,997
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $91,937
Average Household Income $112,806
Per Capita Income $45,414


Total Housing Units 12,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,792 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,451 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $303,238
Average Home Value $339,059


Total Households 12,243
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 7,847
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 0.25% 0.23%
Households 0.29% 0.28%
Families 0.26% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08648 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 # 73 88th
Population Density # 294 49th
Diversity Index # 158 73rd
Median Household Income # 220 62nd
Per Capita Income # 206 65th

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