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Zip Code 08721 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 08721 is 20,377 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.96 | Zip Code 08721 land area is 15.4684 sq. miles | Population density is 1,317.33 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 08721

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 41.2
Median Age - Male 40.2
Median Age - Female 42

Median age of zip code 08721 is 11.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 08721 is 11.5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 12.3% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 08721 median age is 12.3% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 9.1% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 08721

White population 18421
Black or African American population 388
Asian population 373
American Indian and Alaska Native population 391
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 13
Other population 493

Region of birth

Zip code 08721 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.1% Czech 1%
Danish 0.5% Dutch 1.8%
English 7.7% French No Basque 2.3%
French Canadian 0.3% German 20%
Greek 0.4% Hungarian 1.5%
Irish 26.5% Italian 25.9%
Lithuanian 0.7% Norwegian 1.3%
Polish 9.4% Portuguese 0.7%
Russian 2% Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 2.9% Slovak 0.6%
Subsaharan African 0% Swedish 0.9%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 1.4%
USA 3.9% Welsh 1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 11.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 08721

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5558
Married couples 81%
Other couples 19%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 08721

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 7.72% 14.76%
$30,000 and $50,000 12.79% 14.82%
$50,000 and $100,000 40.48% 39.45%
$100,000 and $200,000 34.08% 26.96%
$200,000 or more 4.93% 4.01%

Households by size in zip code 08721

Household language in zip code 08721

English language 88.81%
Spanish language 7.06%
Other European language 1.81%
Asian language 2.18%
Other language 0.14%

Population by housing unit in zip code 08721

Total Occupied housing units 7556
Detached housing units 86.04%
Attached housing units 3.69%
2 units 1.51%
3 - 4 units 1.14%
5 - 9 units 3.07%
10 - 19 units 3.39%
20 - 49 units 0.71%
50 or more units 0.45%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 08721

Use car, track or Van 93.94%
Use public transportation 2.38%
Use Motorcycle 0.09%
Use bicycle 0.11%
Walk to work 0.26%
Work at home 3.21%

School attendance in zip code 08721

Attent Preschool programs 2.39%
Attend Public School 17.29%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.67%
Attent graduate studies 0.65%
Not enrolled in school 74%

Highest school attainment in zip code 08721

Less then 9th grade 2.62%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 6.56%
High school diploma 42.53%
Some college, no degree 23.37%
Associate degree 6.35%
Bachelor's degree 17.88%
Graduate or professional degree 0.69%

Real Estate in zip code 08721

Housing occupied 86.66%
Housing vacant 13.34%
Housing occupied by owner 85.53%
Housing occupied by tenant 14.47%
Total Rented Units 1093
Median Contract Gross Rent $976
Median Gross Rent $1,177
Median Home Value $279,000

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 08721 median gross rent is 20.59% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 08721

Studio $1,220
1 Bedroom $1,340
2 Bedrooms $1,530
3 Bedrooms $1,930
4 Bedrooms $2,340
AVERAGE RENT $1,672

Average rent in zip code 08721 ($1,672.00) is 4.2% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 78.8% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 08721 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 4.5% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 4.1% lower, two bedroom rent is 4.2% lower, three bedroom rent is 4.1% lower, four bedroom rent is 4.1% lower.

Housing units in zip code 08721

Total housing units 8719
Detached housing units 86.6%
Attached housing units 3.58%
2 units 1.31%
3 - 4 units 0.99%
5 - 9 units 2.66%
10 - 19 units 3.61%
20 - 49 units 0.62%
50 or more units 0.39%
Mobile homes 0.24%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 08721

Total Real Estate Taxes $32,511,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $24,845,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $7,666,500

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08724 Brick Ocean 7.06 ml
08731 Forked River Ocean 7.21 ml
08742 Point Pleasant Beach Ocean 7.57 ml