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Population in zip code 07079 is 16,472 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 07079 land area is 2.8587 sq. miles | Population density is 5,762.06 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 07079

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 34.2
Median Age - Male 34.6
Median Age - Female 33.8

Median age of zip code 07079 is 7.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 8.1% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 07079 is 0.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 3.4% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 07079 median age is 12% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 12.2% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 07079

White population 10776
African American population 4312
Asian population 822
American Indian and Alaska Native population 12
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 103

Region of Birth

Zip Code 07079 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.9% Czech 0.6%
Danish 0.3% Dutch 0.8%
English 4.4% French No Basque 1.7%
French Canadian 0.1% German 9.3%
Greek 0.5% Hungarian 1.4%
Irish 11.7% Italian 11.1%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 5.5% Portuguese 0.6%
Russian 4.8% Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 0.8% Slovak 0.3%
Subsaharan African 3.3% Swedish 0.5%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.7%
USA 2.6% Welsh 0.4%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 6.9% Other Ancestries 38.5%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 07079

Family Type Distribution
Total families 3566
Married couples 77.93%
Other couples 22.07%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 07079

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 4.29% 12.19%
$30,000 and $50,000 3.76% 6.55%
$50,000 and $100,000 16.63% 18.19%
$100,000 and $200,000 42.4% 37%
$200,000 or more 32.92% 26.07%

Household language in zip code 07079

English language 85.98%
Spanish language 4.05%
Other European language 5.43%
Asian language 2.9%
Other language 1.65%

Population by housing unit in zip code 07079

Total Occupied housing units 5052
Detached housing units 69.89%
Attached housing units 3.48%
2 units 3.66%
3 - 4 units 1.5%
5 - 9 units 1.76%
10 - 19 units 4.24%
20 - 49 units 8.73%
50 or more units 6.73%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 07079

Use car, track or Van 60.25%
Use public transportation 28.1%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.62%
Walk to work 4.45%
Work at home 6.58%

School attendance in zip code 07079

Attent Preschool programs 4.42%
Attend Public School 14.38%
Attend college undergraduate program 18.89%
Attent graduate studies 2.12%
Not enrolled in school 60.2%

Highest school attainment in zip code 07079

Less then 9th grade 3.73%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 2.49%
High school diploma 11.93%
Some college, no degree 16.33%
Associate degree 4.95%
Bachelor's degree 46.27%
Graduate or professional degree 14.3%

Real Estate in zip code 07079

Housing occupied 93.38%
Housing vacant 6.62%
Housing occupied by owner 72.29%
Housing occupied by tenant 27.71%
Total Rented Units 1400
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,362
Median Gross Rent $1,553
Median Home Value $546,700

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 07079 median gross rent is 14.02% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 07079

Studio $1,550
1 Bedroom $1,700
2 Bedrooms $1,940
3 Bedrooms $2,450
4 Bedrooms $2,960
AVERAGE RENT $2,120

Average rent in zip code 07079 ($2,120.00) is 31.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 126.7% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 07079 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 31% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 31.3% higher, two bedroom rent is 31.3% higher, three bedroom rent is 31.5% higher, four bedroom rent is 31.2% higher.

Housing units in zip code 07079

Total housing units 5410
Detached housing units 68.1%
Attached housing units 3.25%
2 units 4.16%
3 - 4 units 2.31%
5 - 9 units 1.65%
10 - 19 units 3.96%
20 - 49 units 9.59%
50 or more units 6.99%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 07079

Total Real Estate Taxes $52,324,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $41,514,000
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $10,810,900

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Zip Code City County Distance
07040 Maplewood Essex 1.14 ml
07106 Newark Essex 1.91 ml
07041 Millburn Essex 1.96 ml
07088 Vauxhall Union 2.11 ml
07111 Irvington Essex 2.24 ml
07050 Orange Essex 2.33 ml
07018 East Orange Essex 2.74 ml
07078 Short Hills Essex 3.5 ml
07017 East Orange Essex 3.62 ml
07083 Union Union 3.65 ml