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08079 Zip Code (Salem, NJ) Detailed Profile




Cities: Salem, NJ (2.81%), Alloway, NJ (1.56%), Quinton, NJ (0.69%), Hancocks Bridge, NJ (0.02%)
County: Salem County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 10,139
Zip code population in 2010: 10,987
Zip code population in 2000: 11,844

Houses and condos: 5,097
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,542
% of renters here:

39%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08079: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 91.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 9.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 111 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08079
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.3% ($4,338)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,432)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,251 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,491 (2.4%)

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Males: 4,787  (47.2%)
Females: 5,352  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 08079:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08079:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Zip code 08079 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 08079 (2019)
    • 6,67160.7%White
    • 3,41331.1%Black
    • 5485.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2672.4%Two or more races
    • 390.4%American Indian
    • 380.3%Asian
    • 100.09%Some other race
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 5,611
Rural population: 4,527

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $190,852
08079:

$190,852
New Jersey:

$348,800



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in 08079 zip code as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08079 is 292 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08079, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,914 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,914
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $41,942 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$41,942
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.3% for AGIs below $25k, 71.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 55.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $927 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$927
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,224 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,224
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,386 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,386
State:

+$15,358
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,616 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,616
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,600 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
08079:

$11,600
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,981 (22% of AGI, reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,981
State:

$30,827

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,091 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,091
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,242 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
08079:

$8,242
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,339 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,339
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.2%
Here:

50%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 41.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08079, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,415 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,415
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $37,507 (reported on 85.1% of returns)
Here:

$37,507
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,048 (reported on 45.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,048
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,317 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,317
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,974 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,974
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,136 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,136
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,416 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
08079:

$2,416
New Jersey:

$3,270
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,696 (21% of AGI, reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,696
State:

$23,924

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $10k, 6.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,801 (4% of AGI, reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,801
State:

$3,242

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,637 (reported on 71.5% of returns)
08079:

$5,637
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,814 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,814
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.4%
Here:

62%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 57.5% for AGIs below $10k, 64.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,984
New Jersey:

$85,751
Salem, NJ (08079) map Nearest zip codes: 08072, 08001, 08038, 08070, 08098, 19731.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.6%
New Jersey:

48.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

49.1%
New Jersey:

50.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 14.5% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 776
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,121


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 126 (29 now married, 94 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,930 (730 now married, 1,203 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08079 with a mortgage: 1,308 (1 second mortgage, 170 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,090

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,699
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $734

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

21.6%
Whole state:

9.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

11.3%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 08079: Salem Country Club (A), Majors Wharf (B), Fenwick Community Ambulance (C), Lower Alloways Creek Emergency Medical Services and Rescue Squad (D), Quinton Ambulance Corporation (E), Lower Alloways Creek Fire and Rescue Company Station 2 (F), Quinton Fire Company (G), Elsinboro Fire Company (H), North Bend Hose Company (I), Mannington Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (J), Washington Fire Company 3 (K), Union Fire Company 1 (L), Liberty Fire Company 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 08079 include: Haines Neck Church (A), South Jersey Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mannington Meadow (A), Elkinton Millpond (B), Kates Creek Meadow (C), Laurel Lake (D), Woodmere Lake (E), Maskells Millpond (F), Jericho Pond (G), Grandad Meadows (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salem River (A), Keasbeys Creek (B), Horne Run (C), Mill Creek (D), Halls Run (E), Fenwick Creek (F), Deep Run (G), Mannington Creek (H), Malapartis Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 08079 include: Mad Horse Creek Fish and Wildlife Management Area (1), Market Street Historic District (2), Fenwick Monument (3), Maskells Millpond Fish and Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 322014 or later
  • 1022010 to 2013
  • 2532000 to 2009
  • 3261990 to 1999
  • 3521980 to 1989
  • 4171970 to 1979
  • 5301960 to 1969
  • 1,0511950 to 1959
  • 5161940 to 1949
  • 1,4271939 or earlier

Zip code 08079 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Salem, NJ (08079)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Salem, NJ (08079)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 4462 bedrooms
  • 1,2993 bedrooms
  • 4014 bedrooms
  • 1845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Salem, NJ (08079)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Salem, NJ (08079)
  • 47no bedroom
  • 2851 bedroom
  • 6372 bedrooms
  • 4463 bedrooms
  • 1104 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Salem, NJ (08079) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Salem, NJ (08079) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 91no vehicle
  • 6571 vehicle
  • 8852 vehicles
  • 4783 vehicles
  • 1624 vehicles
  • 1245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Salem, NJ (08079) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Salem, NJ (08079) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 411no vehicle
  • 7591 vehicle
  • 3132 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08079 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 08079 household income distribution in 2019
  • 420Less than $10,000
  • 235$10,000 to $14,999
  • 220$15,000 to $19,999
  • 227$20,000 to $24,999
  • 201$25,000 to $29,999
  • 157$30,000 to $34,999
  • 177$35,000 to $39,999
  • 207$40,000 to $44,999
  • 80$45,000 to $49,999
  • 237$50,000 to $59,999
  • 332$60,000 to $74,999
  • 334$75,000 to $99,999
  • 328$100,000 to $124,999
  • 264$125,000 to $149,999
  • 264$150,000 to $199,999
  • 202$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 08079

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 08079
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$40,000 to $49,999
  • 102$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $69,999
  • 58$70,000 to $79,999
  • 77$80,000 to $89,999
  • 40$90,000 to $99,999
  • 212$100,000 to $124,999
  • 170$125,000 to $149,999
  • 209$150,000 to $174,999
  • 153$175,000 to $199,999
  • 313$200,000 to $249,999
  • 349$250,000 to $299,999
  • 264$300,000 to $399,999
  • 58$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 42$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 08079

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 08079
  • 51Less than $100
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 41$150 to $199
  • 70$200 to $249
  • 92$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 71$350 to $399
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 51$500 to $549
  • 85$550 to $599
  • 109$650 to $699
  • 133$700 to $749
  • 54$750 to $799
  • 211$800 to $899
  • 130$900 to $999
  • 189$1,000 to $1,249
  • 20$1,250 to $1,499
  • 28$1,500 to $1,999
  • 41No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $940.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $137,060.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $201,239
  • Black or African American householders: $141,560
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $193,499
  • Asian householders: $193,499
  • Some other race householders: $173,131
  • Two or more races householders: $157,855
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $173,131

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $190,852
08079:

$190,852
New Jersey:

$348,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,951 - $285,134

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $157,159
Here:

$157,159
State:

$433,865

Townhouses or other attached units: $287,767
Here:

$287,767
State:

$299,752
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08079
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,376
  • One, attached: 640
  • Two: 313
  • 3 or 4: 169
  • 5 to 9: 215
  • 10 to 19: 74
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 98

Unemployment: 8.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08079

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08079
  • 81.2%3,081Drove a car alone
  • 6.9%261Carpooled
  • 2.4%90Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%4Motorcycle
  • 0.7%25Bicycle
  • 1.9%71Walked
  • 2.0%75Other means
  • 4.7%178Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08079

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08079
  • 107Less than 5 minutes
  • 4145 to 9 minutes
  • 36210 to 14 minutes
  • 35215 to 19 minutes
  • 54320 to 24 minutes
  • 31625 to 29 minutes
  • 63530 to 34 minutes
  • 14535 to 39 minutes
  • 18540 to 44 minutes
  • 26845 to 59 minutes
  • 19760 to 89 minutes
  • 8190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,139
  • Male householders: 1,675 (483 living alone), Female householders: 2,260 (740 living alone)
  • 1,543 spouses (1,537 opposite-sex spouses), 322 unmarried partners, (316 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,194 children (3,063 natural, 37 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 327 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 124 parents, 19 foster children, 229 other relatives, 206 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 150 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,148 2-persons, 597 3-persons, 449 4-persons, 208 5-persons, 93 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,223 1-person, 139 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 3 6-persons

972 married couples with children.
1,324 single-parent households (231 men, 1,093 women).

94.7% of residents of 08079 zip code speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 12% well, 13% not well, 11% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 19% well, 11% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% very well, 73% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 193 (1.9%)
(63.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.9%
Whole state:

23.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 17%Honduras
  • 12%Grenada
  • 10%France
  • 9%Haiti
  • 8%Japan
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 7%Bangladesh
Most common first ancestries reported in 08079
  • 8%American
  • 7%German
  • 6%English
  • 5%Italian
  • 5%Irish
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 812010 or later
  • 1302000 to 2009
  • 501990 to 1999
  • 97Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS CONTAINER CORP PLANT #06 (83 GRIFFITH STREET in SALEM, NJ)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-1988-0758, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-02-1986-0004, ICIS-02-1981-0006,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-008780, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-013297, NJEMS-46068, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-65003, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-65499, NJEMS-95333000000, EPCRA, NJEMS-NJD002385615, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: GLASS CONTAINERS; CROWNS AND CLOSURES
    Business NAICS classification: GLASS CONTAINER MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ANCHOR GLASS CONTAINER CORP, ANCHOR GLASS CONTAINER ASSOCIA (CONTACT/OWNER) , PUBLIC (CONTACT/OWNER) , ANCHOR GLASS CONTAINER CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ANCHOR GLASS CONTAINER CORP, ANCHOR GLASS CONTAINER CORPORA
  • AGWAY INC ENERGY PRODUCTS (194 SALEM WOODSTOWN ROAD in SALEM, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-014588, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: SALEM AGWAY
  • GE FABRICATORS INC (269 WALNUT STREET in SALEM, NJ)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-196409, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-83771600000, EPCRA
    Business SIC classification: STRUCTURAL WOOD MEMBERS
    Business NAICS classification: ENGINEERED WOOD MEMBER (EXCEPT TRUSS) MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: G.E. FABRICATORS, INCORPORATED
  • NJ BELL TELEPHONE CO (LOWER ALLOWAY CREEK NECKS RD in SALEM, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HEINZ H.J. COMPANY (57 GRIFFITH STREET in SALEM, NJ)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CANNED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PRESERVES, JAMS, AND JELLIES; PICKLED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, VEGETABLE SAUCES AND SEASONINGS, AND SALAD DRESSINGS
    Alternative names: HEINZ USA SALEM NJ PLT
  • NJDOT BRIDGE BLASTING PAINTING (RTE 49 OVER SALEM RIVER in SALEM, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: STATE OF NEW JERSEY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PENN SALEM MARINA INC (RT 49 in SALEM, NJ)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MARINAS
  • HOLLADAY'S USED AUTO PARTS (242 SALEM HANCOCKS BRIDGE RD in SALEM, NJ)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • BOBBITT AUTO INC (595 SALEM-QUINTON RD in SALEM, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BOSCO CLEANING SERVICES INC (NUCLEAR GENERATING STATION in SALEM, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • NJ RTE 49 SEC 2J & 3G CONSTRUCTION (10 N BROADWAY AVE in SALEM, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • FORT MOTT AND FINNS POINT NATIONAL CEMETERY (FORT MOTT ROAD in SALEM, NJ) . Federal Facility. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ADMINISTRATION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS, EXCEPT HEALTH AND INSURANCE
  • FOSTER GLASS INC (FRONT STREET in SALEM, NJ)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: FERROALLOY ORES, EXCEPT VANADIUM; GLASS PRODUCTS, MADE OF PURCHASED GLASS

Zip code 08079 marital status for males
Zip code 08079 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 14,129.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,138
  • Northeast: 960
  • Midwest: 105
  • South: 1,417
  • West: 136

64% of the 08079 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

91% of the 08079 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Salem, NJ (08079)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 65
Here:

5.9%
New Jersey:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

5.1%
New Jersey:

12.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

25.2%
New Jersey:

26.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 121,315Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 105,094Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 84,789Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 79,638Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 73,782Management occupations
  • 73,560Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WIRE-PRO INC (23 FRONT ST in SALEM, NJ; small business) : $8,754,906 in 271 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components, Connectors, Electrical, Resistors, Miscellaneous Items, and more by Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System, Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,167,999; 2001: $103,000; 2002: $992,567; 2003: $1,020,000; 2004: $755,648; 2005: $4,040,177; 2006: $470,515.

    Biggest contracts:
    $883,680 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2005-01-28. Completion date: 2006-01-30.
    $801,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Connectors, Electrical. Signed on 2000-08-15. Completion date: 2004-09-15.
    $600,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2004-09-15.
    $555,780 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2005-06-27. Completion date: 2008-11-30.
  • WIRE-PRO INC (90 W BRDWY in SALEM, NJ; small business) : $639,917 in 42 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Lugs, Terminals, and Terminal Strips, Electrical Hardware and Supplies, Switches, Connectors, Electrical, and more by Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $141,660; 2002: $27,869; 2003: $0; 2004: $170,100; 2005: $197,911; 2006: $102,377.

    Biggest contracts:
    $94,440 with Defense Logistics Agency for Lugs, Terminals, and Terminal Strips. Signed on 2001-06-25. Completion date: 2001-10-06.
    $47,220, same as above. Signed on 2001-04-18. Completion date: 2001-07-30.
    $27,869 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electrical Hardware and Supplies. Signed on 2002-07-15. Completion date: 2002-12-02.
    $27,489 with Defense Logistics Agency for Lugs, Terminals, and Terminal Strips. Signed on 2005-09-06. Completion date: 2005-12-05.
  • WIRE-PRO INC (23 FRONT ST in SALEM, NJ; small business) : $35,893 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $14,719 with Defense Logistics Agency for Connectors, Electrical. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2005-05-18.
    $14,719, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2005-05-18.
    $6,455, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-11. Completion date: 2005-09-08.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 2, 5-9: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 1, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 11)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Carriers (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$161,51759$117,056264$153,29650$56,4012$147,85542$67,3703$44,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$71,0633$169,29325$111,4605$105,4920$02$78,2200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$117,57926$84,838174$154,44652$38,9392$166,93519$71,6924$80,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$168,7444$112,40892$143,5820$00$06$91,8350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$255,9001$50,00020$161,3125$101,2380$01$50,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$109,9255$165,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$396,9002$125,205
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$115,7630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$126,010
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08079
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08079 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 95. The highest number of fire incidents - 149 took place in 2015, and the least - 36 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 08079 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.7%), and Outside Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 08079
    • 1,03067.7%Structure Fires
    • 36223.8%Outside Fires
    • 966.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 332.2%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 08079, New Jersey

Most common first names in zip code 08079 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17974.3 years
William15374.0 years
Mary13779.8 years
James10070.7 years
Charles9375.1 years
George9175.3 years
Joseph8972.3 years
Anna7877.7 years
Robert7373.1 years
Elizabeth6880.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 08079 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7376.2 years
Harris6275.8 years
Brown5073.3 years
Johnson4475.3 years
Williams4074.1 years
Wilson3677.0 years
Davis3576.7 years
Jones3275.1 years
Green3274.6 years
Moore2775.0 years
Businesses in zip code 08079
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Cricket Wireless1McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1
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