Spotswood, NJ 08884 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08884: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spotswood, NJ 08884

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.389, Longitude -74.392
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 237
  • PO Box Addresses: 60
  • Residential Addresses: 3,242
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 281
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,961

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

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Spotswood, NJ 08884 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,413
Daytime Population: Workers 2,287
Daytime Population: Residents 4,010
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,297
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 8,171
Population in Familes 6,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density2 3,578
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $79,832
Average Household Income $93,460
Per Capita Income $36,249


Total Housing Units 3,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,479 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 687 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $298,438
Average Home Value $301,936


Total Households 3,166
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,166
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 0.29% 0.39%
Households 0.21% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Spotswood, NJ 08884 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08884 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 # 344 41st
Population Density # 180 69th
Diversity Index # 321 45th
Median Household Income # 298 49th
Per Capita Income # 330 43rd

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