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Population in zip code 07208 is 32,176 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.00 | Zip Code 07208 land area is 1.7584 sq. miles | Population density is 18,298.45 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 07208

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 34.5
Median Age - Male 32.5
Median Age - Female 36

Median age of zip code 07208 is 5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 7.3% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 07208 is 6.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 9.2% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 07208 median age is 3.5% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 6.5% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 07208

White population 18369
African American population 6991
Asian population 1346
American Indian and Alaska Native population 34
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 4940

Region of Birth

Zip Code 07208 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1.1% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0% Dutch 0.1%
English 0.7% French No Basque 0.3%
French Canadian 0.1% German 2.7%
Greek 0.7% Hungarian 0.3%
Irish 4.9% Italian 5.5%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 3.9% Portuguese 3.8%
Russian 1.5% Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Scottish 0.2% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 2.2% Swedish 0.2%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.8%
USA 3.7% Welsh 0.1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 4.5% Other Ancestries 59%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 07208

Family Type Distribution
Total families 7410
Married couples 60.43%
Other couples 39.57%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 07208

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 25.72% 30.41%
$30,000 and $50,000 21.13% 21.93%
$50,000 and $100,000 30.13% 29.42%
$100,000 and $200,000 17.6% 14.18%
$200,000 or more 5.41% 4.06%

Household language in zip code 07208

English language 31.92%
Spanish language 48.66%
Other European language 15.11%
Asian language 2.32%
Other language 1.99%

Population by housing unit in zip code 07208

Total Occupied housing units 10960
Detached housing units 27.37%
Attached housing units 1.97%
2 units 9.01%
3 - 4 units 10.86%
5 - 9 units 6.08%
10 - 19 units 7.79%
20 - 49 units 17.27%
50 or more units 19.37%
Mobile homes 0.16%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.13%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 07208

Use car, track or Van 76.42%
Use public transportation 15.57%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.38%
Walk to work 4.62%
Work at home 3.01%

School attendance in zip code 07208

Attent Preschool programs 4.79%
Attend Public School 17.08%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.17%
Attent graduate studies 0.75%
Not enrolled in school 72.21%

Highest school attainment in zip code 07208

Less then 9th grade 14.55%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 10.13%
High school diploma 34.47%
Some college, no degree 19.36%
Associate degree 6.14%
Bachelor's degree 14.21%
Graduate or professional degree 1.14%

Real Estate in zip code 07208

Housing occupied 90.47%
Housing vacant 9.53%
Housing occupied by owner 33.26%
Housing occupied by tenant 66.74%
Total Rented Units 7315
Median Contract Gross Rent $885
Median Gross Rent $975
Median Home Value $326,600

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 07208 median gross rent is 10.17% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 07208

Studio $920
1 Bedroom $1,010
2 Bedrooms $1,150
3 Bedrooms $1,450
4 Bedrooms $1,760
AVERAGE RENT $1,258

Average rent in zip code 07208 ($1,258.00) is 12.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 34.5% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 07208 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 12.3% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 11.9% lower, two bedroom rent is 12.2% lower, three bedroom rent is 12.1% lower, four bedroom rent is 12% lower.

Housing units in zip code 07208

Total housing units 12115
Detached housing units 25.72%
Attached housing units 2.09%
2 units 9.8%
3 - 4 units 11.46%
5 - 9 units 6.47%
10 - 19 units 7.72%
20 - 49 units 17.78%
50 or more units 18.71%
Mobile homes 0.14%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.12%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 07208

Total Real Estate Taxes $28,358,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $21,771,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $6,587,600

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Zip Codes Near 07208

Zip Code City County Distance
07205 Hillside Union 1.15 ml
07202 Elizabeth Union 1.91 ml
07204 Roselle Park Union 2.1 ml
07083 Union Union 2.37 ml
07203 Roselle Union 2.4 ml
07201 Elizabeth Union 2.41 ml
07112 Newark Essex 2.52 ml
07206 Elizabeth Union 2.6 ml
07033 Kenilworth Union 3.22 ml
07111 Irvington Essex 3.38 ml