Piscataway, NJ 08854 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08854: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piscataway, NJ 08854

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.553, Longitude -74.458
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,071
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,222
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 332
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,890

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

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Piscataway, NJ 08854 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 60,883
Population in Households 54,494
Population in Familes 47,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,389
Population Density2 3,188
Diversity Index3 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,574
Average Household Income $115,894
Per Capita Income $36,897

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,942 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,601 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 789 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $361,455
Average Home Value $381,515
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,543
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 14,096
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.99% 0.73%
Households 1.0% 0.71%
Families 1.0% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Piscataway, NJ 08854 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08854 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 194 67th
Diversity Index # 65 89th
Median Household Income # 229 61st
Per Capita Income # 354 39th

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