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Zip Code 08242 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 08242 is 2,913 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 08242 land area is 5.0548 sq. miles | Population density is 576.28 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 08242

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 45.1
Median Age - Male 45.4
Median Age - Female 44.9

Median age of zip code 08242 is 13.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 21.2% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 08242 is 11.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 26.8% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 08242 median age is 15% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 16.6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 08242

White population 2673
Black or African American population 77
Asian population 0
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 5

Region of birth

Zip code 08242 ancestry distribution

Arab 0% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.4% Dutch 2%
English 11.7% French No Basque 2%
French Canadian 0.3% German 14.6%
Greek 0.6% Hungarian 0.5%
Irish 21.9% Italian 13.5%
Lithuanian 0.3% Norwegian 0.9%
Polish 4.2% Portuguese 0.5%
Russian 1% Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Scottish 1.6% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0% Swedish 2.1%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.9%
USA 21.9% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 11.3%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 08242

Family Type Distribution
Total families 899
Married couples 67.41%
Other couples 32.59%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 08242

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 11.79% 24.98%
$30,000 and $50,000 20.91% 20.4%
$50,000 and $100,000 36.82% 33.69%
$100,000 and $200,000 30.48% 20.93%
$200,000 or more 0% 0%

Households by size in zip code 08242

Household language in zip code 08242

English language 91.79%
Spanish language 7.51%
Other European language 0.7%
Asian language 0%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 08242

Total Occupied housing units 1309
Detached housing units 64.02%
Attached housing units 4.97%
2 units 3.59%
3 - 4 units 1.45%
5 - 9 units 3.21%
10 - 19 units 0%
20 - 49 units 0%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 22.77%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 08242

Use car, track or Van 89.92%
Use public transportation 2.07%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 4.05%
Work at home 3.97%

School attendance in zip code 08242

Attent Preschool programs 3.91%
Attend Public School 7.85%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.12%
Attent graduate studies 0.6%
Not enrolled in school 83.53%

Highest school attainment in zip code 08242

Less then 9th grade 5.16%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 19.38%
High school diploma 33%
Some college, no degree 18.02%
Associate degree 9.31%
Bachelor's degree 14.57%
Graduate or professional degree 0.56%

Real Estate in zip code 08242

Housing occupied 66.89%
Housing vacant 33.11%
Housing occupied by owner 81.44%
Housing occupied by tenant 18.56%
Total Rented Units 243
Median Contract Gross Rent $793
Median Gross Rent $927
Median Home Value $230,200

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 08242 median gross rent is 16.9% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 08242

Studio $690
1 Bedroom $700
2 Bedrooms $880
3 Bedrooms $1,150
4 Bedrooms $1,190
AVERAGE RENT $922

Average rent in zip code 08242 ($922.00) is 20.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 1.4% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 08242 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 20.5% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 21.3% lower, two bedroom rent is 21% lower, three bedroom rent is 20.4% lower, four bedroom rent is 20.8% lower.

Housing units in zip code 08242

Total housing units 1957
Detached housing units 60.5%
Attached housing units 4.45%
2 units 2.4%
3 - 4 units 0.97%
5 - 9 units 2.15%
10 - 19 units 0%
20 - 49 units 0%
50 or more units 1.64%
Mobile homes 27.9%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 08242

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,834,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $2,258,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $576,700

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