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08542 Zip Code (Princeton, NJ) Detailed Profile




City: Princeton, NJ (78.87%)
County: Mercer County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 5,834
Zip code population in 2010: 5,189
Zip code population in 2000: 3,578

Houses and condos: 1,887
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,190
% of renters here:

69%
State:

37%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 08542: 123.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 11,423 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08542
Zip code 08542 (Princeton, New Jersey) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.8% ($10,651)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($7,986)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,587 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $10,810 (2.1%)

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Males: 3,434  (58.9%)
Females: 2,400  (41.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 08542:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08542:

  • Never married: 60.3%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Zip code 08542 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 08542

  • Zip code 08542 races chart
    • 2,760White population
    • 568Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 577Asian population
    • 5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 10Some other race population
    • 156Two or more races population
    • 1,107Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $593,357
08542:

$593,357
New Jersey:

$328,200



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 08542 zip code as of March 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 08542 to the number of sex offenders is 5,834 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

26.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08542, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $149,339 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$149,339
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $83,236 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$83,236
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.1% for AGIs below $25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 34.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $7,653 (reported on 42.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$7,653
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $32,947 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$32,947
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$50,698 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

+$50,698
State:

+$15,358
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,594 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$19,594
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $47,063 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
08542:

$47,063
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,900 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
08542:

$18,900
New Jersey:

$24,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $47,620 (14% of AGI, reported on 36.1% of returns)
Here:

$47,620
State:

$30,827

Here:

13.5% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.2% for AGIs below $25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,285 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$6,285
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $32,809 (reported on 36.1% of returns)
08542:

$32,809
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,875 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,875
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.3%
Here:

53%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 53.3% for AGIs below $25k, 45.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 73.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08542, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $91,428 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$91,428
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $59,851 (reported on 81.8% of returns)
Here:

$59,851
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 115.3% for AGIs below $10k, 76.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 42.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $4,639 (reported on 51.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$4,639
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $13,159 (reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,159
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$27,294 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
Here:

+$27,294
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,088 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

+$19,088
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,077 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
08542:

$3,077
New Jersey:

$3,270

Self-employed pension: $20,667 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,667
New Jersey:

$17,258

Total itemized deductions: $41,645 (21% of AGI, reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$41,645
State:

$23,924

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.8% for AGIs below $10k, 13.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $8,540 (4% of AGI, reported on 31.5% of returns)
Here:

$8,540
State:

$3,242

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $19,483 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
08542:

$19,483
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,163 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,163
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.8%
Here:

56%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 50.4% for AGIs below $10k, 59.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 45.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$75,000
New Jersey:

$76,126
Princeton, NJ (08542) map Nearest zip codes: 08540, 08553, 08528, 08558, 08536, 08550.
Princeton Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
New Jersey:

50.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.0%
New Jersey:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 53
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,676


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 36 (33 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,563 (397 now married, 1,176 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08542 with a mortgage: 307 (85 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 236

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,840
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,286

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 08542: Bainbridge House (A), Class of 1937 Dormitory (B), Class of 1879 Hall (C), McCormick Hall (D), Frist Campus Center (E), Palmer Hall (F), Green Hall (G), Burr Hall (H), Fitzrandolph Gate (I), Firestone Library (J), McCosh Hall (K), Chancellor Green Hall (L), East Pyne Hall (M), Dodge Hall (N), Murray Hall (O), Prospect House (P), Brown Hall (Q), Dod Hall (R), Memorial Hall (S), Henry House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 08542 include: Nassau Presbyterian Church (A), University Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Parks in zip code 08542 include: Cannon Green (1), Palmer Square (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 299Built 2014 or later
  • 44Built 2010 to 2013
  • 104Built 2000 to 2009
  • 0Built 1990 to 1999
  • 65Built 1980 to 1989
  • 54Built 1970 to 1979
  • 80Built 1960 to 1969
  • 124Built 1950 to 1959
  • 190Built 1940 to 1949
  • 1,124Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 08542 population

Zip code 08542 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, NJ (08542)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 1192 bedrooms
  • 2063 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 08542 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, NJ (08542)

  • 248no bedroom
  • 2951 bedroom
  • 3322 bedrooms
  • 2293 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 08542 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 46no vehicle
  • 1991 vehicle
  • 2352 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 08542 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 390no vehicle
  • 4771 vehicle
  • 2952 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 08542 population

  • Zip code 08542 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 08542 household income distribution in 2016
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 61$25,000 to $29,999
  • 114$30,000 to $34,999
  • 85$35,000 to $39,999
  • 110$40,000 to $44,999
  • 62$45,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 255$60,000 to $74,999
  • 146$75,000 to $99,999
  • 137$100,000 to $124,999
  • 91$125,000 to $149,999
  • 134$150,000 to $199,999
  • 343$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 08542

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 08542
  • 47$200,000 to $249,999
  • 38$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57$300,000 to $399,999
  • 128$400,000 to $499,999
  • 197$500,000 to $749,999
  • 100$750,000 to $999,999
  • 50$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 08542

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 08542
  • 26$350 to $399
  • 15$400 to $449
  • 28$450 to $499
  • 17$600 to $649
  • 40$650 to $699
  • 96$700 to $749
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 37$900 to $999
  • 88$1,000 to $1,249
  • 218$1,250 to $1,499
  • 380$1,500 to $1,999
  • 96$2,000 to $2,499
  • 183$2,500 to $2,999
  • 68$3,000 to $3,499

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,691.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $423,755.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $706,029
  • Black or African American householders: $386,924
  • Two or more races householders: $439,073
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $439,073

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $593,357
08542:

$593,357
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $444,814 - $805,143

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $1,037,218
Here:

$1,037,218
State:

$409,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $519,928
Here:

$519,928
State:

$268,624

In 2-unit structures: $352,914
Here:

$352,914
State:

$333,533

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $407,330
Here:

$407,330
State:

$292,067

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,817
Here:

$274,817
State:

$260,207

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 587
  • One, attached: 293
  • Two: 285
  • 3 or 4: 233
  • 5 to 9: 225
  • 10 to 19: 179
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 32

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08542

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08542
  • 36.9%1,204Drove a car alone
  • 2.7%88Carpooled
  • 8.4%275Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.2%104Railroad
  • 8.9%292Bicycle
  • 25.1%819Walked
  • 14.8%483Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08542

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08542
  • 150Less than 5 minutes
  • 6635 to 9 minutes
  • 43810 to 14 minutes
  • 69315 to 19 minutes
  • 7620 to 24 minutes
  • 1325 to 29 minutes
  • 30930 to 34 minutes
  • 4335 to 39 minutes
  • 2940 to 44 minutes
  • 17845 to 59 minutes
  • 11260 to 89 minutes
  • 7690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,057
  • In family households: 2,980 (480 male householders, 457 female householders)
    672 spouses, 878 children (865 natural, 14 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 363 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 42 other relatives, 79 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,085 (511 male householders (386 living alone)), 275 female householders (239 living alone)), 300 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,754 (165 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 369 2-persons, 327 3-persons, 176 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 625 1-person, 93 2-persons, 68 3-persons

539 married couples with children.
94 single-parent households (94 women).

61.7% of residents of 08542 zip code speak English at home.
20.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% very well, 36% well, 32% not well).
9.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 15% well).
7.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% very well, 11% well, 8% not well, 1% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,616 (27.7%)
(28.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

27.7%
Whole state:

22.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 50%El Salvador
  • 4%Norway
  • 3%Serbia
  • 3%Japan
  • 2%Belarus
  • 2%Colombia
  • 2%Philippines

Most common first ancestries reported in 08542 (%)

  • 4%German
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%Swedish
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%English
  • 2%Russian
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6922010 or later
  • 4652000 to 2009
  • 4221990 to 1999
  • 291Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 08542 population

Zip code 08542 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • PRINCETON BORO HALL (1 MONUMENT DR in PRINCETON BORO, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-208621, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NJEMS-005398, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-161682, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: PRINCETON SEWER OPERATING COMM
    Alternative names: MAYOR & COUNCIL PRINCETON BOROUGH
  • PRINCETON DAY SCHOOL (650 THE GREAT RD in PRINCETON, NJ)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-021732, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-031428, NJEMS-1110-03-0001.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-44857700000, EPCRA
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • GRIGGS CORNER AMOCO SERVICE STATION (66 WITHERSPOON ST in PRINCETON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-013725, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BURNETT GRIGGS TRUST (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PRINCETON TEHOLOGICAL SEMINARY (COLLEGE RD W & ALEXANDER RD in PRINCETON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-NJR000007732, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: PRINCETON THEOLOGIAL SEMINAR
    Alternative names: PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
  • GUND INVESTMENT CORP (14 NASSAU ST in PRINCETON, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • EXXON SERVICE STATION PRINCETON (27 NASSAU ST in PRINCETON, NJ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BONNER FOUNDATION THE (10 MERCER ST in PRINCETON, NJ)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (NASSAU ST in PRINCETON, NJ)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 08542 marital status for males
Zip code 08542 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 76%Utility gas
  • 13%Electricity
  • 6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3%Other fuel
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 2,675. Population change in the 1990s: +903 (+33.8%).

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

  • This state: 1,692
  • Northeast: 969
  • Midwest: 283
  • South: 731
  • West: 451

47% of the 08542 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

70% of the 08542 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

13.0%
New Jersey:

10.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

24.1%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,264
Here:

80.5%
New Jersey:

25.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 166,201Business and financial operations occupations
  • 124,271Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 97,994Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 96,189Management occupations
  • 72,770Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 48,313Life, physical, and social science occupations
Note: State values scaled to 08542 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • AEREON CORPORATION (20 NASSAU ST STE 223 in PRINCETON, NJ; small business) : $2,245,545 in 6 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $749,479; 2005: $1,029,816; 2006: $466,250.

    Biggest contracts:
    $780,000 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-07-15. Completion date: 2006-07-31.
    $749,479, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-05. Completion date: 2005-04-18.
    $466,250, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-13. Completion date: 2006-08-31.
    $179,568, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-15. Completion date: 2006-07-31.
  • UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATES OF PRINC (RIDGEVIEW & GREAT ROADS in PRINCETON, NJ)
    $27,700 with Air Force for Training/Curriculum Development. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
  • PRINCETON GAMMA TECH INC (CN 863 in PRINCETON, NJ)
    $27,000 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Optical Instruments, Test Equipment, Components and Accessories. Signed on 2001-04-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (500-999: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 5, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 6)
  • Finance and Insurance: Portfolio Management (250-499: 1, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 8)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 11)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Architectural Services (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 8)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,695 people in college/university student housing
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 163 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
Most common first names in zip code 08542 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2787.6 years
Helen1385.7 years
Elizabeth1382.8 years
William1380.2 years
Frances1281.0 years
Anna1289.5 years
Dorothy1181.9 years
George1080.3 years
John1081.6 years
Margaret1087.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 08542 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith680.5 years
Johnson576.2 years
Brown583.4 years
Robinson583.0 years
Williams579.6 years
Miller477.7 years
Moore481.5 years
Taylor487.8 years
Carnevale389.3 years
Carroll387.6 years
Businesses in zip code 08542
NameCountNameCount
Aerosoles1Nike1
Ann Taylor1Panera Bread1
Banana Republic1Starbucks1
CVS1Subway2
FedEx5Talbots2
J.Crew1UPS3
New Balance1
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