Dunellen, NJ 08812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dunellen, NJ 08812

Acceptable Alternative
Green Brook, NJ 08812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.601, Longitude -74.479
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08812 has segments in 3 Counties (Middlesex, Somerset, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 608
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 4,877
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,861

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

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  1. 08812 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08812 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Dunellen, NJ 08812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,450
Population in Households 14,255
Population in Familes 12,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density2 3,045
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $96,351
Average Household Income $129,477
Per Capita Income $44,304


Total Housing Units 5,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,578 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,310 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $417,134
Average Home Value $465,896


Total Households 4,888
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 3,651
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.2%
Households 0.11% 0.11%
Families 0.08% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Dunellen, NJ 08812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08812 to the other 583 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 225 62nd
Population Density # 207 65th
Diversity Index # 122 79th
Median Household Income # 232 60th
Per Capita Income # 248 58th

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