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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 2011: 21,411
Zip code population in 2010: 23,537
Zip code population in 2000: 21,956




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Houses and condos: 8,861
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,828
% of renters here:

34%
State:

35%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 08879: 121.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 7.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,982 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.8% ($5,537)
New Jersey:

2.2% ($7,042)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $5,729 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $5,062 (1.8%)

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Males: 10,483  (49.0%)
Females: 10,928  (51.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 08879:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 08879:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Zip code 08879 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $307,700
08879:

$307,700
New Jersey:

$324,900



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in 08879 zip code as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 08879 to the number of sex offenders is 1,495 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.6 years
New Jersey median age:

39.2 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$65,823
New Jersey:

$67,458

Sayreville, NJ (08879) map

Nearest zip codes: 08859, 07721, 08861, 07747, 08832, 10307.
Sayreville Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.4%
New Jersey:

53.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.4%
New Jersey:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 303
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,039


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 334 (279 now married, 55 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,817 (2,174 now married, 2,643 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 08879 with a mortgage: 3,596 (156 second mortgage, 700 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,918

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,135
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $770

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

10.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 166
  • 2000 to 2004: 453
  • 1990 to 1999: 350
  • 1980 to 1989: 308
  • 1970 to 1979: 719
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,832
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,513
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,044
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,476


Zip code 08879 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 08879
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 81
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,345
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,650
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,157
  • 5+ bedrooms: 206
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 1,071
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,430
  • 3 bedrooms: 296
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in 08879 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 317
  • 1 vehicle: 1,275
  • 2 vehicles: 2,711
  • 3 vehicles: 808
  • 4 vehicles: 257
  • 5+ vehicles: 146
  • no vehicle: 474
  • 1 vehicle: 1,491
  • 2 vehicles: 746
  • 3 vehicles: 107
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 10


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 08879 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 08879 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 08879:

  • $15,000 to $19,999: 16
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 15
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 14
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 24
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 16
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 12
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 170
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 21
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 207
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 230
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 807
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1,082
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1,803
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 725
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 206
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 111
  • $1,000,000 or more: 50

 



08879 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 08879:

  • Less than $100: 7
  • $100 to $149: 27
  • $200 to $249: 32
  • $250 to $299: 9
  • $300 to $349: 59
  • $350 to $399: 79
  • $500 to $549: 45
  • $550 to $599: 9
  • $600 to $649: 48
  • $650 to $699: 19
  • $700 to $749: 58
  • $750 to $799: 139
  • $800 to $899: 429
  • $900 to $999: 637
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 898
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 160
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 41
  • $2,000 or more: 12
  • No cash rent: 120
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $1,075.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $350,000.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $303,603
  • Black or African American householders: $404,300
  • Asian householders: $385,110
  • Some other race householders: $333,790
  • Two or more races householders: $286,352
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $283,981

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $307,700
08879:

$307,700
New Jersey:

$324,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $240,200 - $384,100

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $329,511
Here:

$329,511
State:

$404,785

Townhouses or other attached units: $373,259
Here:

$373,259
State:

$267,306

In 2-unit structures: $307,882
Here:

$307,882
State:

$330,488

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,750
Here:

$218,750
State:

$255,794

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,363
  • One, attached: 683
  • Two: 682
  • 3 or 4: 438
  • 5 to 9: 181
  • 10 to 19: 688
  • 20 to 49: 528
  • 50 or more: 276
  • Mobile homes: 22

Unemployment: 8.3%
08879 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,202 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 691 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 641 (6%)
  • Subway or elevated: 46 (0%)
  • Railroad: 281 (3%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 203 (2%)
  • Other means: 95 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 348 (3%)
 

08879 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 360
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 693
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,149
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,170
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,103
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 721
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,646
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 250
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 460
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,159
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,060
  • 90 or more minutes: 453
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,133
  • In family households: 17,776 (3,165 male householders, 2,376 female householders)
    4,040 spouses, 6,554 children (6,185 natural, 92 adopted, 279 stepchildren), 482 grandchildren, 277 brothers or sisters, 188 parents, 367 other relatives, 327 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,357 (1,327 male householders (1,088 living alone)), 1,474 female householders (1,366 living alone)), 556 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 278 (101 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,162 2-persons, 1,610 3-persons, 1,199 4-persons, 388 5-persons, 126 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,454 1-person, 291 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 13 6-persons

2,664 married couples with children.
1,177 single-parent households (207 men, 970 women).

74.1% of residents of 08879 zip code speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% very well, 20% well, 17% not well, 4% not at all).
11.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 25% well, 20% not well, 1% not at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% very well, 10% well, 7% not well, 15% not at all).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (46% very well, 45% well, 10% not well).

Foreign born population: 4,103 (19.2%)
(56.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.2%
Whole state:

21.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Poland (19%)
  • Pakistan (11%)
  • India (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Dominica (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 1,446
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,053
  • 1980 to 1989: 839
  • Before 1980: 1,135

Races in zip code 08879:

White population: 16,240
Black population: 1,508
American Indian population: 28
Asian population: 2,439
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 6
Some other race population: 58
Two or more races population: 405
Hispanic or Latino population: 2,853

Most common first ancestries reported in 08879 (%):



  • Other groups (25%)
  • Italian (15%)
  • Polish (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (6%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)


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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 08879:

  • Amboy Motel, 3901 Rt 9 & 35, South Amboy, NJ 08879 , Phone: (732) 721-1525
  • Knights Inn , 7089 Rt 35 And 9 S, South Amboy, NJ 08879 , Phone: (732) 525-1770, Fax: (732) 525-9769
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 08879

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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 12,417
  • Northeast: 3,535
  • Midwest: 241
  • South: 510
  • West: 235

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.

94% of the 08879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% 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): 144
Here:

7.7%
New Jersey:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

11.5%
New Jersey:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 329
Here:

31.6%
New Jersey:

26.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Legal occupations: 88,854
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 84,884
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 74,865
  • Management occupations: 73,750
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 72,808
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 70,642

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 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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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