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Zip Code 08542 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 08542 is 4,755 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.79 | Zip Code 08542 land area is 0.5107 sq. miles | Population density is 9,310.75 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 08542

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 30.5
Median Age - Male 29.9
Median Age - Female 33.2

Median age of zip code 08542 is 23.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 18% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 08542 is 23.5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 16.5% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 08542 median age is 17.6% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 13.8% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 08542

White population 3735
Black or African American population 513
Asian population 303
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 130

Region of birth

Zip code 08542 ancestry distribution

Arab 1.2% Czech 1%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.6%
English 8% French No Basque 1.9%
French Canadian 0.4% German 10.3%
Greek 1% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 11.1% Italian 7%
Lithuanian 1.5% Norwegian 1%
Polish 3.7% Portuguese 0%
Russian 1.8% Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 1.7% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0.9% Swedish 1.6%
Swiss 1.2% Ukrainian 1%
USA 2.3% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.4% Other Ancestries 41.3%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 08542

Family Type Distribution
Total families 760
Married couples 66.58%
Other couples 33.42%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 08542

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 12.89% 20.27%
$30,000 and $50,000 1.32% 7.85%
$50,000 and $100,000 39.47% 34.47%
$100,000 and $200,000 29.21% 23.22%
$200,000 or more 17.11% 14.19%

Households by size in zip code 08542

Household language in zip code 08542

English language 77.16%
Spanish language 10.25%
Other European language 7.19%
Asian language 4.33%
Other language 1.08%

Population by housing unit in zip code 08542

Total Occupied housing units 1529
Detached housing units 40.61%
Attached housing units 14.45%
2 units 15.17%
3 - 4 units 9.35%
5 - 9 units 7.72%
10 - 19 units 5.23%
20 - 49 units 4.84%
50 or more units 2.62%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 08542

Use car, track or Van 40.15%
Use public transportation 3.81%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 11.1%
Walk to work 30.09%
Work at home 14.86%

School attendance in zip code 08542

Attent Preschool programs 4.68%
Attend Public School 7.79%
Attend college undergraduate program 23.23%
Attent graduate studies 8.01%
Not enrolled in school 56.29%

Highest school attainment in zip code 08542

Less then 9th grade 9.58%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 9.52%
High school diploma 10.32%
Some college, no degree 22.96%
Associate degree 0.4%
Bachelor's degree 34.3%
Graduate or professional degree 12.93%

Real Estate in zip code 08542

Housing occupied 90.74%
Housing vacant 9.26%
Housing occupied by owner 40.16%
Housing occupied by tenant 59.84%
Total Rented Units 915
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,647
Median Gross Rent $1,711
Median Home Value $436,300

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 08542 median gross rent is 3.89% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 08542

Studio $1,370
1 Bedroom $1,580
2 Bedrooms $1,900
3 Bedrooms $2,270
4 Bedrooms $2,550
AVERAGE RENT $1,934

Average rent in zip code 08542 ($1,934.00) is 19.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 106.8% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 08542 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 16.4% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 20.6% higher, two bedroom rent is 24.9% higher, three bedroom rent is 20.4% higher, four bedroom rent is 14.5% higher.

Housing units in zip code 08542

Total housing units 1685
Detached housing units 36.85%
Attached housing units 13.12%
2 units 13.77%
3 - 4 units 13.06%
5 - 9 units 11.69%
10 - 19 units 4.75%
20 - 49 units 4.39%
50 or more units 2.37%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 08542

Total Real Estate Taxes $5,203,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $2,718,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,484,900

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