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08609 Zip Code (Trenton, NJ) Detailed Profile




City: Trenton, NJ (64.40%)
County: Mercer County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 13,566
Zip code population in 2010: 13,546
Zip code population in 2000: 15,166

Houses and condos: 5,667
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,329
% of renters here:

77%
State:

36%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08609: 111.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 9,974 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08609
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

3.5% ($3,308)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,124)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,974 (4.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,779 (3.0%)

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Males: 6,948  (51.2%)
Females: 6,618  (48.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 08609:

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08609:

  • Never married: 53.6%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Zip code 08609 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 08609 (2017)
    • 7,66950.6%Black
    • 4,21427.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1797.8%White
    • 2431.6%Two or more races
    • 1731.1%Asian
    • 410.3%Some other race
    • 220.1%American Indian
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $95,137
08609:

$95,137
New Jersey:

$334,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in 08609 zip code as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08609 is 344 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08609, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $27,311 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,311
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $25,741 (reported on 89.0% of returns)
Here:

$25,741
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.1% for AGIs below $25k, 90.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $455 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$455
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,207 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,207
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$363 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

+$363
State:

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

Profit/loss from business: +$7,458 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,458
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,156 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
08609:

$7,156
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,384 (32% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,384
State:

$30,827

Here:

32.1% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 9.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,418 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,418
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,286 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
08609:

$4,286
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,398 (reported on 38.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,398
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.7%
Here:

60%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 60.1% for AGIs below $25k, 59.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08609, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,870 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,870
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $25,094 (reported on 92.3% of returns)
Here:

$25,094
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.6% for AGIs below $10k, 86.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $592 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$592
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $930 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

$930
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$304 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

+$304
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,622 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,622
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,118 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
08609:

$2,118
New Jersey:

$3,270

Total itemized deductions: $14,325 (32% of AGI, reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$14,325
State:

$23,924

Here:

32.0% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 7.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,975 (6% of AGI, reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,975
State:

$3,242

Here:

6.5% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,728 (reported on 56.6% of returns)
08609:

$2,728
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,877 (reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,877
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.5%
Here:

66%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 57.6% for AGIs below $10k, 72.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$33,365
New Jersey:

$80,088
Trenton, NJ (08609) map Nearest zip codes: 08629, 08608, 08638, 08611, 08610, 08619.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.6%
New Jersey:

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

3.9%
New Jersey:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,068
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,185


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 168 (79 now married, 87 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,745 (1,176 now married, 2,582 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08609 with a mortgage: 514 (49 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 458

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,483
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $571

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

25.8%
Whole state:

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

13.8%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1
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  • Notable locations in zip code 08609: Trenton Fire and Emergency Services Engine 7 (A), Hamilton Fire District 4 Hamilton Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1682014 or later
  • 602010 to 2013
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 991990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 2931970 to 1979
  • 7041960 to 1969
  • 5731950 to 1959
  • 6581940 to 1949
  • 3,0371939 or earlier

Zip code 08609 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Trenton, NJ (08609)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Trenton, NJ (08609)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1602 bedrooms
  • 6443 bedrooms
  • 2424 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trenton, NJ (08609)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trenton, NJ (08609)
  • 273no bedroom
  • 1,0531 bedroom
  • 1,0242 bedrooms
  • 9283 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Trenton, NJ (08609) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Trenton, NJ (08609) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 116no vehicle
  • 3021 vehicle
  • 3952 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Trenton, NJ (08609) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Trenton, NJ (08609) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,301no vehicle
  • 1,1231 vehicle
  • 7212 vehicles
  • 1533 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08609 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 08609 household income distribution in 2017
  • 630Less than $10,000
  • 379$10,000 to $14,999
  • 340$15,000 to $19,999
  • 320$20,000 to $24,999
  • 217$25,000 to $29,999
  • 373$30,000 to $34,999
  • 217$35,000 to $39,999
  • 106$40,000 to $44,999
  • 156$45,000 to $49,999
  • 488$50,000 to $59,999
  • 335$60,000 to $74,999
  • 276$75,000 to $99,999
  • 194$100,000 to $124,999
  • 38$125,000 to $149,999
  • 111$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08609

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08609
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $69,999
  • 100$70,000 to $79,999
  • 156$80,000 to $89,999
  • 102$90,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 62$125,000 to $149,999
  • 93$150,000 to $174,999
  • 14$175,000 to $199,999
  • 36$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08609

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08609
  • 29Less than $100
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 242$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 54$300 to $349
  • 76$350 to $399
  • 67$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 109$500 to $549
  • 32$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 21$650 to $699
  • 142$700 to $749
  • 345$750 to $799
  • 541$800 to $899
  • 445$900 to $999
  • 707$1,000 to $1,249
  • 286$1,250 to $1,499
  • 46$2,500 to $2,999
  • 67No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,080.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $101,098
  • Black or African American householders: $86,452
  • Asian householders: $110,171
  • Some other race householders: $104,080
  • Two or more races householders: $96,303
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $100,062

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,137
08609:

$95,137
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,500 - $123,306

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $205,924
Townhouses or other attached units: $123,751
In 2-unit structures: $141,299
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $32,157
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,693
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08609
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 580
  • One, attached: 2,322
  • Two: 630
  • 3 or 4: 472
  • 5 to 9: 214
  • 10 to 19: 305
  • 20 to 49: 244
  • 50 or more: 932

Unemployment: 11.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08609

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08609
  • 60.3%3,536Drove a car alone
  • 23.1%1,352Carpooled
  • 7.2%419Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%38Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%7Motorcycle
  • 0.2%10Bicycle
  • 4.9%290Walked
  • 0.7%42Other means
  • 1.6%93Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08609

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08609
  • 79Less than 5 minutes
  • 4685 to 9 minutes
  • 60410 to 14 minutes
  • 1,48015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,46820 to 24 minutes
  • 16825 to 29 minutes
  • 71730 to 34 minutes
  • 12935 to 39 minutes
  • 7240 to 44 minutes
  • 30245 to 59 minutes
  • 20660 to 89 minutes
  • 4690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,111
  • In family households: 11,020 (1,168 male householders, 1,610 female householders)
    1,238 spouses, 4,561 children (4,231 natural, 93 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 389 grandchildren, 559 brothers or sisters, 328 parents, 533 other relatives, 600 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,089 (889 male householders (742 living alone)), 641 female householders (576 living alone)), 562 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 452 (19 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 814 2-persons, 783 3-persons, 595 4-persons, 372 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 111 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,316 1-person, 157 2-persons, 19 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

983 married couples with children.
1,617 single-parent households (174 men, 1,443 women).

49.0% of residents of 08609 zip code speak English at home.
33.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% very well, 21% well, 31% not well, 6% not at all).
10.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% very well, 29% well, 12% not well, 10% not at all).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% very well, 11% well, 41% not well, 11% not at all).
4.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% very well, 36% well).

Foreign born population: 4,679 (34.5%)
(20.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

34.5%
Whole state:

22.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 29%El Salvador
  • 17%Grenada
  • 13%Ghana
  • 6%Dominica
  • 3%Colombia
  • 3%Haiti
  • 2%Mexico
Most common first ancestries reported in 08609
  • 8%Haitian
  • 6%Liberian
  • 3%African
  • 1%Jamaican
  • 1%American
  • 1%Belizean
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,7252010 or later
  • 2,2362000 to 2009
  • 8261990 to 1999
  • 924Before 1990

Zip code 08609 topographic map

There are 68 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 08609.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NJDOT SOUTHARD STREET BRIDGE (SOUTHARD ST in TRENTON CITY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-159514, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-1111-02-0002.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-243923, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: NJDOT BUREAU OF FACILITIES PLNG & ENG, NJDOT DIV OF PROJECT MGMT (CONTACT/OWNER) , NJDOT BUREAU OF FACILITIES PLNG & ENG (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NJDOT SOUTHARD ST BRIDGE
  • HAMILTON TWP MUNICIPAL BUILDING (2090 GREENWOOD AVE in HAMILTON TWP, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-015807, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-198044, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • GUARDIAN DRUG CO INC (72 PRINCE ST in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-NJ0002078384, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DELAWARE VALLEY WHSE (CONTACT/OWNER) , UNKNOWN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BOBS PHILLIPS 66 SERVICE STATION (1741 GREENWOOD AVE in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-008890, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-A6251, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: SCIARROTTA ROBERT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BOBS 66
  • GREENWOOD SHELL SERVICE STATION #138528 & FOOD MART (800 GREENWOOD in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-007618, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-69064700000, EPCRA, NJEMS-A6215, AIR PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: MOTIVA ENTERPRISES LLC
    Alternative names: SHELL OIL CO
  • AMERADA HESS SERVICE STATION #30223 (1517 N OLDEN RD in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-007650, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CENTRAL FIDELITY BANK (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERADA HESS STA 30223, AMERADA HESS SERVICE STATION 30223
  • BENTON GRAPHICS INC (74 PARKER AVE in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-025685, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BENTON RUFUS & MARY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • OWENS COLLEGE CLEANERS FORMER (3 S CLINTON AVE in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-015070, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SIMON JOHN A (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OWEN COLLEGE CLEANERS INC
  • HARVEY COHEN INC (76 LINCOLN AVE in TRENTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-005154, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CHESTER COHEN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERICAN PROPERTIES CORPORATION FORMER LIBERTY LIGHTING FACILITY (720 MONMOUTH STREET in TRENTON, NJ)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: CURRENT-CARRYING WIRING DEVICES
    Business NAICS classification: CURRENT-CARRYING WIRING DEVICE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: LIBERTY CIRCLE F
  • NJ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTH (1 JOHNSTON AVE in HAMILTON, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G000002712, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • GRANVILLE CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL (50 NORTH CLINTON AVE in TRENTON, NJ)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-022577, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    Organizations: CRESCENT TEMPLE AAONMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GRANT (159 N. CLINTON AVENUE in TRENTON, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-200
    Organizations: TRENTON CITY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 08609 marital status for males
Zip code 08609 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 80.4%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 15,904.

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

  • This state: 5,980
  • Northeast: 1,215
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 773
  • West: 118

57% of the 08609 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

84% of the 08609 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Trenton, NJ (08609)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

11.4%
New Jersey:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

9.3%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

12.2%
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 ($)
  • 51,867Management occupations
  • 38,763Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,382Construction and extraction occupations
  • 36,628Community and social service occupations
  • 28,465Business and financial operations occupations
  • 26,664Office and administrative support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (TRENTON, NJ):

  • MERLIN INDUSTRIES INC (70 CULBERTSON AVE; small business) : $6,571,090 in 7 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $5,014,290; 2005: $1,556,800; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,759,400 with Army for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Signed on 2004-05-05. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
    $1,223,700, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-05. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
    $1,159,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-12. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
    $983,030, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-02. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
  • PROSERVICES, CORP (1800 E STATE ST; small business) : $529,000 in 3 contracts in 2003
    $360,000 with Army for Programming Services. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2004-05-24.
    $99,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-02. Completion date: 2003-06-03.
    $70,000 with Army for Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-07-25. Completion date: 2004-01-25.
  • ALLIED EQUIPMENT CO INC (478 HAMILTON AVE; small business)
    $31,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Conference Space and Facilities. Signed on 2002-08-04. Completion date: 2002-10-21.
  • EMR POWER SYSTEMS, LLC (809 E STATE ST; small business)
    $17,196 with Army for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2004-09-29. Completion date: 2004-11-10.

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

  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (50-99: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Tax Preparation Services (50-99: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses) (50-99: 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:

  • 270 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 140 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 36 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 306 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 75 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in halfway houses
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED46$142,21626$116,025127$148,8179$30,0141$102,94028$145,8950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$212,3601$120,44025$122,4814$31,3980$01$266,5400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$125,8569$73,763174$124,35435$40,9611$227,96031$130,8561$4,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$121,9225$206,18069$144,5114$35,6500$06$120,0130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$97,8334$72,49317$139,7712$82,4000$06$78,9970$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$147,2082$195,0600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$142,1261$192,0701$66,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$293,7000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$56,5201$99,2900$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08609
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08609 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 08609 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16870.4 years
Mary15077.7 years
James11569.5 years
William10969.4 years
Joseph10072.9 years
Robert6963.5 years
George6770.4 years
Edward6169.9 years
Helen6177.1 years
Charles6072.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 08609 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5268.4 years
Williams4864.8 years
Johnson4166.9 years
Brown3964.8 years
Jones2662.0 years
Jackson2169.2 years
Taylor1969.5 years
Thomas1869.9 years
Miller1777.0 years
Davis1768.0 years
Businesses in zip code 08609
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1H&R Block1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1New Balance1
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS2
FedEx1
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