Zip Code Database List
1-800-425-1169
Account Login
Find ZIP+4 of Address

Find the ZIP Code, County, and +4 of any U.S. Address

FREE ZIP Code Finder

Find info on any U.S. ZIP Code

Other FREE Lookups

Lookup ZIP Code of any City, State, County or Area Code

FREE Radius Search

Find all ZIP Codes

FREE Distance Calc

Calculate the distance between two U.S. or Canadian ZIP codes.






ZIP Code Database - Facts & Stats

Share |

Zip Code 08879 - 2000 Census Data

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000

ZIP Code 08879 Data

Zip Code:08879
City:South Amboy
State:NJ [New Jersey]
Counties: MIDDLESEX, NJ
City Alias(es):South Amboy
Area Code:732
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Day Light Savings:Yes
Classification: [Non-Unique]





2000 Census data for ZIP Code 08879

2000 SEX AND AGE POPULATION FOR ZIP Code 08879    
Total 2000 Census Population for ZIP Code 08879 21,956 100.0%
Male Population 10,814 49.3%
Female Population 11,142 50.7%
Under 5 years 1,340 6.1%
5 to 9 years 1,518 6.9%
10 to 14 years 1,552 7.1%
15 to 19 years 1,303 5.9%
20 to 24 years 1,232 5.6%
25 to 34 years 3,234 14.7%
35 to 44 years 4,133 18.8%
45 to 54 years 3,055 13.9%
55 to 59 years 1,013 4.6%
60 to 64 years 809 3.7%
65 to 74 years 1,510 6.9%
75 to 84 years 981 4.5%
85 years and over 276 1.3%
     
25 to 29 years   0
30 to 34 years   0
35 to 39 years   0
40 to 44 years   0
45 to 49 years   0
50 to 54 years   0
55 to 59 years   0
60 to 64 years   0
65 to 69 years   0
70 to 74 years   0
75 to 79 years   0
80 to 84 years   0
     
Median age (years) for ZIP Code 08879 36.9 ( X )
     
18 years and over 16,709 76.1%
Male Population for ZIP Code 08879 8,070 36.8%
Female Population for ZIP Code 08879 8,639 39.3%
21 years and over 15,998 72.9%
62 years and over 3,243 14.8%
65 years and over 2,767 12.6%
Male 1,063 4.8%
Female 1,704 7.8%
     
Male population 10,814 49.3%
Under 5 years 700 3.2%
5 to 9 years 804 3.7%
10 to 14 years 818 3.7%
15 to 19 years 677 3.1%
25 to 29 years 750 3.4%
30 to 34 years 845 3.8%
35 to 39 years 1,051 4.8%
40 to 44 years 1,050 4.8%
45 to 49 years 844 3.8%
50 to 54 years 723 3.3%
55 to 59 years 486 2.2%
60 to 64 years 379 1.7%
65 to 69 years 314 1.4%
70 to 74 years 325 1.5%
75 to 79 years 211 1.0%
80 to 84 years 137 0.6%
     
Median age (years) 35.9 ( X )
     
16 years and over 8,346 38.0%
18 years and over 8,070 36.8%
21 years and over 7,688 35.0%
62 years and over 1,282 5.8%
65 years and over 1,063 4.8%
     
Female population 11,142 50.7%
Under 5 years 640 2.9%
5 to 9 years 714 3.3%
10 to 14 years 734 3.3%
15 to 19 years 626 2.9%
25 to 29 years 752 3.4%
30 to 34 years 887 4.0%
35 to 39 years 1,038 4.7%
40 to 44 years 994 4.5%
45 to 49 years 811 3.7%
50 to 54 years 677 3.1%
55 to 59 years 527 2.4%
60 to 64 years 430 2.0%
65 to 69 years 445 2.0%
70 to 74 years 426 1.9%
75 to 79 years 399 1.8%
80 to 84 years 234 1.1%
     
Median age (years) 38.1 ( X )
     
16 years and over 8,891 40.5%
18 years and over 8,639 39.3%
21 years and over 8,310 37.8%
62 years and over 1,961 8.9%
65 years and over 1,704 7.8%
     
POPULATION BY RACE FOR ZIP Code 08879    
One race 21,452 97.7%
White 18,875 86.0%
Black or African American 950 4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 44 0.2%
Asian 1,065 4.9%
Asian Indian 523 2.4%
Chinese 138 0.6%
Filipino 148 0.7%
Japanese 8 0.0%
Korean 30 0.1%
Vietnamese 6 0.0%
Other Asian [1] 212 1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
Native Hawaiian 2 0.0%
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0.0%
Samoan 2 0.0%
Other Pacific Islander [2] 2 0.0%
Some other race 512 2.3%
Two or more races 504 2.3%
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races [3]    
White 19,240 87.6%
Black or African American 1,051 4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native 135 0.6%
Asian 1,257 5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
Some other race 792 3.6%
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 21,956 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,535 7.0%
Mexican 96 0.4%
Puerto Rican 667 3.0%
Cuban 92 0.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino 680 3.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,421 93.0%
White alone 18,008 82.0%
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 21,956 100.0%
In households 21,818 99.4%
Householder 8,156 37.1%
Spouse 4,327 19.7%
Child 7,121 32.4%
Own child under 18 years 4,815 21.9%
Other relatives 1,288 5.9%
Under 18 years 363 1.7%
Nonrelatives 926 4.2%
Unmarried partner 458 2.1%
In group quarters 138 0.6%
Institutionalized population 102 0.5%
Noninstitutionalized population 36 0.2%
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 8,156 100.0%
Family households (families) 5,710 70.0%
With own children under 18 years 2,645 32.4%
Married-couple family 4,327 53.1%
With own children under 18 years 2,062 25.3%
Female householder, no husband present 996 12.2%
With own children under 18 years 442 5.4%
Nonfamily households 2,446 30.0%
Householder living alone 2,006 24.6%
Householder 65 years and over 743 9.1%
Households with individuals under 18 years 2,873 35.2%
Households with individuals 65 years and over 2,034 24.9%
Average household size 2.68 ( X )
Average family size 3.23 ( X )
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 8,440 100.0%
Occupied housing units 8,156 96.6%
Vacant housing units 284 3.4%
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 18 0.2%
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.2 ( X )
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 2.7 ( X )
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 8,156 100.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 5,178 63.5%
Renter-occupied housing units 2,978 36.5%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.85 ( X )
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.37 ( X )

X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.