South River, NJ 08882 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08882: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South River, NJ 08882

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.444, Longitude -74.383
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 429
  • PO Box Addresses: 121
  • Residential Addresses: 5,560
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 230
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,330

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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South River, NJ 08882 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South River, NJ 08882 Housing Affordability Index is 96
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South River, NJ 08882 Wealth Index is 95
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,670
Population in Households 15,659
Population in Familes 13,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density 5,580
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,652
Average Household Income $91,694
Per Capita Income $32,044
Wealth Index3 95

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,430 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,046 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 455 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $297,914
Housing Affordability Index2 96
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,476
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 3,888
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.18% -0.08%
Households -0.29% -0.16%
Families -0.3% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

South River, NJ 08882 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08882 to the other 582 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 215 63rd
Population Density # 113 81st
Diversity Index # 128 78th
Median Household Income # 439 25th
Per Capita Income # 453 22nd

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