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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 2017: 5,587
Zip code population in 2010: 5,189
Zip code population in 2000: 3,578

Houses and condos: 1,919
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,239
% of renters here:

72%
State:

36%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08542: 122.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 10,940 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08542
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.6% ($10,654)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,124)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,599 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,714 (2.1%)

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Males: 3,201  (57.3%)
Females: 2,386  (42.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 08542:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08542:

  • Never married: 61.5%
  • Now married: 27.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 08542 (2017)
    • 2,76077.1%White
    • 1,10730.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 57716.1%Asian
    • 56815.9%Black
    • 1564.4%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Some other race
    • 60.2%American Indian
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $646,615
08542:

$646,615
New Jersey:

$334,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 08542 zip code as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08542 is 5,834 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

29.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 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 2017:
This zip code:

$76,374
New Jersey:

$80,088
Princeton, NJ (08542) map Nearest zip codes: 08540, 08553, 08528, 08558, 08536, 08550.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.2%
New Jersey:

50.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.2%
New Jersey:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 47
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,680


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (13 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,626 (364 now married, 1,272 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08542 with a mortgage: 297 (58 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 176

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,972
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,259

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.9%
Whole state:

10.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 3082014 or later
  • 832010 to 2013
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 391970 to 1979
  • 691960 to 1969
  • 1531950 to 1959
  • 1961940 to 1949
  • 1,0921939 or earlier

Zip code 08542 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, NJ (08542)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, NJ (08542)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 801 bedroom
  • 322 bedrooms
  • 2503 bedrooms
  • 1624 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, NJ (08542)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, NJ (08542)
  • 196no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 2343 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 18no vehicle
  • 1741 vehicle
  • 2072 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, NJ (08542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 402no vehicle
  • 6171 vehicle
  • 1562 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08542 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 08542 household income distribution in 2017
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 103$30,000 to $34,999
  • 165$35,000 to $39,999
  • 95$40,000 to $44,999
  • 83$45,000 to $49,999
  • 97$50,000 to $59,999
  • 131$60,000 to $74,999
  • 232$75,000 to $99,999
  • 85$100,000 to $124,999
  • 99$125,000 to $149,999
  • 131$150,000 to $199,999
  • 312$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08542

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08542
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$200,000 to $249,999
  • 57$300,000 to $399,999
  • 112$400,000 to $499,999
  • 183$500,000 to $749,999
  • 103$750,000 to $999,999
  • 39$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08542

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08542
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 14$400 to $449
  • 45$450 to $499
  • 88$700 to $749
  • 49$750 to $799
  • 72$900 to $999
  • 149$1,000 to $1,249
  • 230$1,250 to $1,499
  • 229$1,500 to $1,999
  • 157$2,000 to $2,499
  • 116$2,500 to $2,999
  • 171$3,000 to $3,499
  • 17$3,500 or more

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,615.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $802,147.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $769,401
  • Black or African American householders: $421,654
  • Two or more races householders: $478,483
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $478,483

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $646,615
08542:

$646,615
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $479,098 - $850,212

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $453,124
Townhouses or other attached units: $213,941
In 2-unit structures: $262,871
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,479
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $255,546
Mobile homes: $455,784
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08542

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 619
  • One, attached: 327
  • Two: 295
  • 3 or 4: 198
  • 5 to 9: 190
  • 10 to 19: 180
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 18

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08542

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08542
  • 38.8%1,224Drove a car alone
  • 3.4%107Carpooled
  • 7.9%250Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.7%86Railroad
  • 4.0%125Bicycle
  • 30.1%950Walked
  • 0.5%17Other means
  • 11.9%375Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08542

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08542
  • 156Less than 5 minutes
  • 5505 to 9 minutes
  • 53510 to 14 minutes
  • 72115 to 19 minutes
  • 8720 to 24 minutes
  • 2825 to 29 minutes
  • 31130 to 34 minutes
  • 5835 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 10545 to 59 minutes
  • 14160 to 89 minutes
  • 7790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,798
  • In family households: 2,513 (362 male householders, 438 female householders)
    600 spouses, 758 children (747 natural, 12 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 205 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 24 other relatives, 96 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,293 (584 male householders (432 living alone)), 336 female householders (267 living alone)), 375 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,764 (165 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 369 2-persons, 208 3-persons, 187 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 698 1-person, 182 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 17 4-persons

469 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (4 women).

63.4% of residents of 08542 zip code speak English at home.
15.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% very well, 25% well, 40% not well).
8.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 10% well).
10.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% very well, 21% well, 18% not well, 1% not at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (70% very well, 30% well).

Foreign born population: 1,574 (28.2%)
(31.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

28.2%
Whole state:

22.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 34%El Salvador
  • 4%Iraq
  • 3%Japan
  • 3%Serbia
  • 3%Philippines
  • 3%Norway
  • 3%Colombia
Most common first ancestries reported in 08542
  • 4%German
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Swedish
  • 3%Russian
  • 2%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Romanian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7972010 or later
  • 2282000 to 2009
  • 4161990 to 1999
  • 363Before 1990

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
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

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

  • This state: 1,575
  • Northeast: 1,025
  • Midwest: 264
  • South: 687
  • West: 397

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.

65% of the 08542 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% 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, 20% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Princeton, NJ (08542)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

21.3%
New Jersey:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

41.3%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,275
Here:

81.4%
New Jersey:

25.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 127,438Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 103,499Management occupations
  • 93,616Business and financial operations occupations
  • 79,974Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 77,928Production occupations
  • 75,997Computer and mathematical occupations

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 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:

  • 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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