Middlesex, NJ 08846 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08846: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middlesex, NJ 08846

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.575, Longitude -74.499
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 715
  • PO Box Addresses: 145
  • Residential Addresses: 5,251
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 240
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,011

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

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Middlesex, NJ 08846 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,386
Daytime Population: Workers 5,935
Daytime Population: Residents 6,487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,422
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 14,368
Population in Familes 12,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 4,310
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $80,208
Average Household Income $96,687
Per Capita Income $35,090


Total Housing Units 5,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,706 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,508 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $332,579
Average Home Value $336,549


Total Households 5,214
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,797
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 0.76% 0.79%
Households 0.65% 0.7%
Families 0.65% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Middlesex, NJ 08846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08846 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 # 226 61st
Population Density # 150 74th
Diversity Index # 180 69th
Median Household Income # 297 49th
Per Capita Income # 352 39th

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