Helmetta, NJ 08828 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08828: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Helmetta, NJ 08828

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.378, Longitude -74.419
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • PO Box Addresses: 62
  • Residential Addresses: 1,006
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,006

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

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Helmetta, NJ 08828 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,331
Daytime Population: Workers 228
Daytime Population: Residents 1,123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 2,331
Population in Familes 1,898
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,550
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $82,773
Average Household Income $93,575
Per Capita Income $38,016


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 804 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $248,069
Average Home Value $294,123


Total Households 947
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 634
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 0.78% 0.84%
Households 0.7% 0.73%
Families 0.67% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Helmetta, NJ 08828 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08828 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 # 500 14th
Population Density # 250 57th
Diversity Index # 331 43rd
Median Household Income # 274 53rd
Per Capita Income # 307 47th

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