East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Acceptable Alternative
E Brunswick, NJ 08816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.43, Longitude -74.407
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,823
  • PO Box Addresses: 333
  • Residential Addresses: 17,365
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 950
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,415

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

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East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 47,969
Daytime Population: Workers 22,575
Daytime Population: Residents 22,732
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,307
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 47,738
Population in Familes 43,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 231
Population Density2 2,274
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $106,428
Average Household Income $135,758
Per Capita Income $47,843


Total Housing Units 17,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,951 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,890 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $382,947
Average Home Value $407,168


Total Households 16,841
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 13,153
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 0.51% 0.58%
Households 0.4% 0.5%
Families 0.38% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

East Brunswick, NJ 08816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08816 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 # 26 96th
Population Density # 270 54th
Diversity Index # 177 70th
Median Household Income # 145 75th
Per Capita Income # 178 69th

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