Hillsborough, NJ 08844 ZIP Code Profile

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Hillsborough, NJ | Millstone, NJ

ZIP Code 08844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Not Acceptable, USPS
Millstone, NJ 08844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.479, Longitude -74.628
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,185
  • PO Box Addresses: 206
  • Residential Addresses: 14,921
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 467
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,454

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

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Hillsborough, NJ 08844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,064
Daytime Population: Workers 14,805
Daytime Population: Residents 18,890
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,695
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 40,917
Population in Familes 36,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density2 743
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $111,980
Average Household Income $141,523
Per Capita Income $49,893


Total Housing Units 15,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,021 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,417 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $416,546
Average Home Value $451,115


Total Households 14,438
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 11,082
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 0.84% 0.78%
Households 0.74% 0.71%
Families 0.73% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Hillsborough, NJ 08844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08844 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 # 50 92nd
Population Density # 413 29th
Diversity Index # 229 61st
Median Household Income # 121 79th
Per Capita Income # 163 72nd

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