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08879 Zip Code (Sayreville, NJ) Detailed Profile




Cities: Sayreville, NJ (31.43%), Laurence Harbor, NJ (26.40%), South Amboy, NJ (24.17%), Madison Park, NJ (12.39%)
County: Middlesex County, NJ
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 23,554
Zip code population in 2010: 23,537
Zip code population in 2000: 21,956

Houses and condos: 9,868
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,903
% of renters here:

43%
State:

36%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 08879: 120.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 7.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,281 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 08879
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

2.2% ($6,852)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($8,124)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,895 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,680 (2.3%)

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Males: 12,006  (51.0%)
Females: 11,548  (49.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 08879:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08879:

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Zip code 08879 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 08879 (2017)
    • 16,24074.0%White
    • 2,85313.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,43911.1%Asian
    • 1,5086.9%Black
    • 4051.8%Two or more races
    • 580.3%Some other race
    • 280.1%American Indian
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $312,062
08879:

$312,062
New Jersey:

$334,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 08879 zip code as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 08879 is 2,152 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.3 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 08879, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $57,809 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,809
State:

$79,688

Salary/wage: $54,602 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$54,602
State:

$68,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 76.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $871 (reported on 36.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$871
New Jersey:

$2,193
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,138 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,138
State:

$6,828
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,721 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$1,721
State:

+$15,358
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,824 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$13,824
State:

+$19,577
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,642 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
08879:

$12,642
New Jersey:

$18,214
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,050 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
08879:

$16,050
New Jersey:

$24,511

Total itemized deductions: $22,486 (24% of AGI, reported on 41.7% of returns)
Here:

$22,486
State:

$30,827

Here:

24.2% of AGI
State:

21.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs below $25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,211 (reported on 35.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,211
State:

$3,451
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,960 (reported on 41.4% of returns)
08879:

$9,960
State:

$15,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,948 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,948
State:

$2,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.0%
Here:

61%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 55.7% for AGIs below $25k, 58.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 08879, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,365 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,365
State:

$64,921

Salary/wage: $47,926 (reported on 86.2% of returns)
Here:

$47,926
State:

$57,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.3% for AGIs below $10k, 70.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,099 (reported on 53.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,099
New Jersey:

$2,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,352 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,352
State:

$3,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,750 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,750
State:

+$13,591
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,734 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,734
State:

+$17,520
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,916 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
08879:

$2,916
New Jersey:

$3,270
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,975 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,975
New Jersey:

$17,258

Total itemized deductions: $18,839 (24% of AGI, reported on 43.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,839
State:

$23,924

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.0% for AGIs below $10k, 12.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,154 (3% of AGI, reported on 39.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,154
State:

$3,242

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,131 (reported on 81.0% of returns)
08879:

$7,131
State:

$12,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,481 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,481
State:

$1,711

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.2%
Here:

62%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 51.7% for AGIs below $10k, 60.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$71,891
New Jersey:

$80,088
Sayreville, NJ (08879) map Nearest zip codes: 08859, 07721, 08861, 07747, 08832, 10307.
Sayreville Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.6%
New Jersey:

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

3.1%
New Jersey:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 588
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,633


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 301 (194 now married, 106 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,092 (2,138 now married, 2,954 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08879 with a mortgage: 3,613 (87 second mortgage, 491 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,649

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,192
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $813

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

6.4%
Whole state:

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

4.2%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 08879: South Amboy Junction (A), Whitehead Dock (B), South Amboy Progressive Hose Company Number 1 (C), South Amboy Engine Company Number 1 (D), Sayreville Fire Department Melrose Hose Company 1 (E), South Amboy First Aid Safety Squad (F), Laurence Harbor First Aid Squad (G), South Amboy Fire Department Mechanicsville Fire Company (H), South Amboy Fire Department Independence Engine and Hose (I), Laurence Harbor Fire Department (J), South Amboy Fire Department Snorkel Fire Company (K), South Amboy Fire Department Protection Fire Company (L), South Amboy Fire Department Progressive Fire Company (M), Sayreville Fire Department Morgan Heights Hose and Chemical Company (N), Morgan Hose and Chemical Company (O), Werner Generating Station (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Sayre Woods Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 08879 include: First Baptist Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Mary's Convent (E), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (F), Community Covenant Church (G), Saint Lawrence Roman Catholic Church (H), Christ Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Christ Church Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Flat Creek (A), Raritan River (B), Crossway Creek (C), Stump Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 08879 include: Raritan Bay Waterfront Park (1), Victory Plaza Circle (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 212010 to 2013
  • 6702000 to 2009
  • 6231990 to 1999
  • 4171980 to 1989
  • 7261970 to 1979
  • 1,9411960 to 1969
  • 2,7721950 to 1959
  • 8171940 to 1949
  • 1,6861939 or earlier

Zip code 08879 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sayreville, NJ (08879)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sayreville, NJ (08879)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1931 bedroom
  • 1,2822 bedrooms
  • 2,6293 bedrooms
  • 1,2394 bedrooms
  • 2165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sayreville, NJ (08879)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sayreville, NJ (08879)
  • 169no bedroom
  • 1,4541 bedroom
  • 1,5112 bedrooms
  • 6293 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sayreville, NJ (08879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sayreville, NJ (08879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 170no vehicle
  • 1,4261 vehicle
  • 2,2222 vehicles
  • 1,0903 vehicles
  • 2724 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sayreville, NJ (08879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sayreville, NJ (08879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 485no vehicle
  • 1,7641 vehicle
  • 1,4202 vehicles
  • 1683 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

  • Zip code 08879 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 08879 household income distribution in 2017
  • 287Less than $10,000
  • 341$10,000 to $14,999
  • 258$15,000 to $19,999
  • 323$20,000 to $24,999
  • 310$25,000 to $29,999
  • 292$30,000 to $34,999
  • 306$35,000 to $39,999
  • 452$40,000 to $44,999
  • 356$45,000 to $49,999
  • 940$50,000 to $59,999
  • 930$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,063$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,215$100,000 to $124,999
  • 654$125,000 to $149,999
  • 984$150,000 to $199,999
  • 534$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08879

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 08879
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 55$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 126$100,000 to $124,999
  • 144$125,000 to $149,999
  • 300$150,000 to $174,999
  • 240$175,000 to $199,999
  • 882$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,310$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,660$300,000 to $399,999
  • 450$400,000 to $499,999
  • 126$500,000 to $749,999
  • 87$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08879

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 08879
  • 58$200 to $249
  • 66$250 to $299
  • 65$300 to $349
  • 71$350 to $399
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 80$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 26$750 to $799
  • 185$800 to $899
  • 459$900 to $999
  • 1,213$1,000 to $1,249
  • 615$1,250 to $1,499
  • 612$1,500 to $1,999
  • 347$2,000 to $2,499
  • 175No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,253.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $235,337.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $307,907
  • Black or African American householders: $410,032
  • Asian householders: $390,569
  • Some other race householders: $338,522
  • Two or more races householders: $290,412
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $288,006

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $312,062
08879:

$312,062
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $238,481 - $384,278

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $342,396
Townhouses or other attached units: $275,826
In 2-unit structures: $337,162
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,002
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,320
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 08879
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,336
  • One, attached: 848
  • Two: 781
  • 3 or 4: 673
  • 5 to 9: 440
  • 10 to 19: 628
  • 20 to 49: 841
  • 50 or more: 311
  • Mobile homes: 5

Unemployment: 4.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08879

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 08879
  • 76.9%9,864Drove a car alone
  • 5.0%648Carpooled
  • 4.1%520Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.9%110Subway or elevated
  • 2.1%267Railroad
  • 0.2%28Ferryboat
  • 0.2%22Taxi
  • 0.4%47Bicycle
  • 2.2%278Walked
  • 0.2%32Other means
  • 8.2%1,054Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08879

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 08879
  • 144Less than 5 minutes
  • 9505 to 9 minutes
  • 1,14910 to 14 minutes
  • 1,76715 to 19 minutes
  • 1,86320 to 24 minutes
  • 71625 to 29 minutes
  • 1,23630 to 34 minutes
  • 30235 to 39 minutes
  • 70940 to 44 minutes
  • 1,11445 to 59 minutes
  • 1,21760 to 89 minutes
  • 64790 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 08879:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,422
  • In family households: 19,570 (2,572 male householders, 3,398 female householders)
    4,332 spouses, 6,977 children (6,584 natural, 98 adopted, 297 stepchildren), 459 grandchildren, 334 brothers or sisters, 442 parents, 399 other relatives, 556 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,850 (1,676 male householders (1,333 living alone)), 1,536 female householders (1,376 living alone)), 634 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 138 (101 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,504 2-persons, 1,633 3-persons, 1,084 4-persons, 491 5-persons, 161 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,708 1-person, 476 2-persons, 26 3-persons

2,931 married couples with children.
880 single-parent households (144 men, 736 women).

72.7% of residents of 08879 zip code speak English at home.
10.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 18% well, 9% not well, 4% not at all).
13.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% very well, 31% well, 13% not well, 1% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 35% well, 5% not well).
2.1% of residents speak other language at home (45% very well, 18% well, 37% not well).

Foreign born population: 4,642 (19.7%)
(68.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.7%
Whole state:

22.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 23%Bangladesh
  • 11%Moldova
  • 8%Nepal
  • 5%Dominica
  • 5%Burma
  • 4%Russia
  • 4%Italy
Most common first ancestries reported in 08879
  • 17%Irish
  • 11%Italian
  • 10%Polish
  • 7%American
  • 3%European
  • 1%Ukrainian
  • 1%German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6782010 or later
  • 1,3532000 to 2009
  • 1,3831990 to 1999
  • 1,607Before 1990

Zip code 08879 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • OLD BRIDGE TWP BD OF ED MEMORIAL SCHOOL (11 ELY AVE in LAURENCE HARBOR, NJ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-130
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-021896, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-16573, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • PARKWAY FABRICATORS (241 RARITAN ST in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-013030, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: FABRICATED RUBBER PRODUCTS
    Organizations: PILGRIM TOO/ATTN:AMER INDUSTRIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEACON SCRAP METAL CO INC (73 MAIN STREET in SOUTH AMBOY CITY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-49699, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: BEACON METAL CO INC
    Alternative names: BEACON METAL CO INC
  • NJDOT (SCOTT AVE & MAIN ST NW COR in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-NJR000034074, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    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)) - notification
    Organizations: TIMOTHY STEINBEISER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , STATE OF NEW JERSEY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMBOY AGGREGATES (LOWER MAIN ST in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-1220-02-0003.1, LAND USE - COASTAL AND LAND USE, NJEMS-1220-02-0003.2, NJEMS-15296, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-U24, REFUSE DISPOSAL
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; COAL AND OTHER MINERALS AND ORES
    Organizations: RICHARD ROSAMILIA PRESIDENT, AMBOY AGGREGATES T/A (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMBOY AGGREGATES/SPECTRASERV, AMBOY AGGREGATES T/A
  • GETTY SERVICE STATION #00670 (957 RTE 9 in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-001702, STATE CLEANUP SITE, NJEMS-A1529, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-83014100000, EPCRA
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: GETTY PETROLEUM MARKETING INC
  • AUTOS OF AMBOY INC (168 MAIN ST in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-021811, STATE CLEANUP SITE
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RR ASSOC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AUTOS OF AMBOY DBA 21ST CENTURY
  • B&G AUTO BODY (477 SOUTH PINE AVE in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G1536, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
  • NAVARROS AUTO BODY CENTER (2036 STATE HIGHWAY 35 N in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-G1556, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLES AND PASSENGER CAR BODIES
    Organizations: NAVARRO AUTO BODY
    Alternative names: NAVARRO'S AUTO BODY
  • GARDEN STATE CLEANERS (325 S PINE AVE in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-L1688, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
  • ALL STATE PLASTICS INC (237 RARITAN ST in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-17974, AIR PROGRAM, NJEMS-29162700000, EPCRA
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GASKETS, PACKING, AND SEALING DEVICES; UNSUPPORTED PLASTICS PROFILE SHAPES
    Alternative names: ALLSTATE PLASTICS INC

Zip code 08879 marital status for males
Zip code 08879 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 20,993. Population change in the 1990s: +963 (+4.6%).

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

  • This state: 13,319
  • Northeast: 4,236
  • Midwest: 259
  • South: 523
  • West: 82

67% of the 08879 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

92% of the 08879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% 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, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Sayreville, NJ (08879)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 231
Here:

15.1%
New Jersey:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

9.4%
New Jersey:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

12.3%
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 ($)
  • 113,164Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 106,432Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 89,587Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 88,693Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 71,774Management occupations
  • 65,576Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • HARDWOOD FLOORS UNLIMITED (59 MERRITT AVE in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ; small business) : $9,190 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $4,740 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2005-11-07. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
    $4,450, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-06. Completion date: 2005-03-10.
  • ACE MOUNTINGS CO INC (11 CROSS AVE in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ; small business)
    $4,076 with Air Force for Ship and Boat Propulsion Components. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2005-10-17.
  • ALLSTATE PLASTICS INC (237 RARITAN ST in SOUTH AMBOY, NJ; small business) : $3,265 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $2,565 with Army for Plastics Fabricated Materials. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2004-06-03. Completion date: 2004-07-01.
    $700, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-07. Completion date: 2004-07-01.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (250-499 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 6)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Tile and Terrazzo Contractors (100-249: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 6)

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:

  • 193 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED174$244,137148$220,127952$227,97751$86,85532$195,303
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$229,7779$231,57880$260,0212$9,1753$536,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$251,53338$178,083503$237,04648$73,53335$223,966
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$244,08527$221,467260$241,23315$106,8796$202,953
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$226,9407$248,99974$259,7049$57,9624$218,910
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$258,38216$265,5671$180,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$294,5617$196,4700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$239,7346$340,7770$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$253,0574$194,4780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$225,7102$200,1851$180,860
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08879
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 08879 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 08879 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary33080.6 years
John29872.5 years
Joseph24674.1 years
William17871.6 years
Helen17779.0 years
Anna15581.4 years
Margaret14978.7 years
Edward14072.4 years
James13372.3 years
Frank12973.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 08879 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4773.2 years
Nebus2974.5 years
Johnson2675.0 years
Obrien2273.3 years
Brown2173.8 years
Kelly2077.3 years
Jankowski2079.7 years
Miller1975.9 years
Peterson1977.9 years
Sullivan1875.9 years
Businesses in zip code 08879
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins2Rite Aid1
Burger King2Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts4Taco Bell1
FedEx4UPS2
Knights Inn1White Castle1
Kohl's1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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