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Zip Code 08742 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 08742 is 24,429 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.16 | Zip Code 08742 land area is 5.6009 sq. miles | Population density is 4,361.62 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 08742

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 44.2
Median Age - Male 43.5
Median Age - Female 45.1

Median age of zip code 08742 is 5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 18.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 08742 is 6.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 21.5% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 08742 median age is 4.4% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 17.1% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 08742

White population 23565
Black or African American population 62
Asian population 87
American Indian and Alaska Native population 4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 254

Region of birth

Zip code 08742 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.4% Czech 1.3%
Danish 0.5% Dutch 2.2%
English 11.3% French No Basque 2.7%
French Canadian 0.4% German 21.1%
Greek 0.7% Hungarian 1.1%
Irish 31.8% Italian 24.3%
Lithuanian 0.6% Norwegian 1.7%
Polish 9.6% Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 1.3% Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 3.2% Slovak 0.7%
Subsaharan African 0% Swedish 1.3%
Swiss 0.2% Ukrainian 0.9%
USA 2.7% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 8.8%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 08742

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6639
Married couples 78.51%
Other couples 21.49%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 08742

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 9.85% 17.14%
$30,000 and $50,000 10.18% 12.15%
$50,000 and $100,000 33.77% 33.8%
$100,000 and $200,000 35.74% 29.18%
$200,000 or more 10.45% 7.74%

Households by size in zip code 08742

Household language in zip code 08742

English language 94.9%
Spanish language 2.78%
Other European language 2.06%
Asian language 0.27%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 08742

Total Occupied housing units 9868
Detached housing units 83.82%
Attached housing units 3.14%
2 units 4.8%
3 - 4 units 2.63%
5 - 9 units 1.46%
10 - 19 units 2.42%
20 - 49 units 1.54%
50 or more units 0.18%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 08742

Use car, track or Van 89.3%
Use public transportation 2.53%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 1.59%
Walk to work 2.14%
Work at home 4.45%

School attendance in zip code 08742

Attent Preschool programs 3.46%
Attend Public School 17.46%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.94%
Attent graduate studies 1.44%
Not enrolled in school 73.71%

Highest school attainment in zip code 08742

Less then 9th grade 2.33%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 3.02%
High school diploma 31.26%
Some college, no degree 22.26%
Associate degree 10.02%
Bachelor's degree 28.48%
Graduate or professional degree 2.63%

Real Estate in zip code 08742

Housing occupied 77.49%
Housing vacant 22.51%
Housing occupied by owner 77.06%
Housing occupied by tenant 22.94%
Total Rented Units 2264
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,172
Median Gross Rent $1,373
Median Home Value $387,900

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 08742 median gross rent is 17.15% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 08742

Studio $1,260
1 Bedroom $1,370
2 Bedrooms $1,570
3 Bedrooms $1,980
4 Bedrooms $2,400
AVERAGE RENT $1,716

Average rent in zip code 08742 ($1,716.00) is 0.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 83.5% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 08742 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 0.1% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 0.9% lower, two bedroom rent is 0.6% lower, three bedroom rent is 0.5% lower, four bedroom rent is 0.5% lower.

Housing units in zip code 08742

Total housing units 12734
Detached housing units 82%
Attached housing units 3.86%
2 units 5.56%
3 - 4 units 3.29%
5 - 9 units 1.15%
10 - 19 units 2.58%
20 - 49 units 1.41%
50 or more units 0.14%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 08742

Total Real Estate Taxes $49,880,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $35,563,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $14,316,500

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08701 Lakewood Ocean 0.76 ml
08724 Brick Ocean 1.37 ml
08751 Seaside Heights Ocean 1.43 ml
08723 Brick Ocean 2.06 ml
08740 Ocean Gate Ocean 2.31 ml
08732 Island Heights Ocean 2.47 ml
08722 Beachwood Ocean 2.88 ml
08753 Toms River Ocean 3.08 ml
08741 Pine Beach Ocean 4.16 ml
08735 Lavallette Ocean 4.82 ml