Somerville, NJ 08876 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 08876: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somerville, NJ 08876

Acceptable Alternative
Branchburg, NJ 08876
North Branch, NJ 08876

Not Acceptable, USPS
Finderne, NJ 08876
South Branch, NJ 08876

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.544, Longitude -74.66
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 08876 has segments in 2 Counties (Hunterdon, Somerset).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,634
  • PO Box Addresses: 299
  • Residential Addresses: 8,880
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 669
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,211

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

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Somerville, NJ 08876 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,797
Daytime Population: Workers 22,112
Daytime Population: Residents 10,945
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,057
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 23,317
Population in Familes 18,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 480
Population Density2 1,464
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $93,038
Average Household Income $124,923
Per Capita Income $47,650


Total Housing Units 9,479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,796 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,137 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 546 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $377,365
Average Home Value $404,072


Total Households 8,933
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 5,931
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 0.7% 0.67%
Households 0.63% 0.62%
Families 0.63% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Somerville, NJ 08876 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08876 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 # 138 76th
Population Density # 344 41st
Diversity Index # 165 72nd
Median Household Income # 212 64th
Per Capita Income # 181 69th

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