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Zip Code 08879 - 2000/2010 Comparison Census Data

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 & 2010. See the population growth for ZIP Code 08879

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 to 2010 Census Comparison for ZIP Code 08879

SEX AND AGE 2000 2010 % Change
Total population 21,956 23,537 +7.20%
Under 5 years 1,340 1,412 +5.37%
5 to 9 years 1,518 1,271 -16.27%
10 to 14 years 1,552 1,351 -12.95%
15 to 19 years 1,303 1,465 +12.43%
20 to 24 years 1,232 1,437 +16.64%
25 to 29 years n/a 1,663  
30 to 34 years n/a 1,664  
35 to 39 years n/a 1,663  
40 to 44 years n/a 1,839  
45 to 49 years n/a 2,013  
50 to 54 years n/a 1,956  
55 to 59 years n/a 1,714  
60 to 64 years n/a 1,324  
65 to 69 years n/a 822  
70 to 74 years n/a 592  
75 to 79 years n/a 498  
80 to 84 years n/a 462  
85 years and over 276 391 +41.67%
       
Median age (years) 36.9 39.6 +7.32%
       
16 years and over   19,200  
18 years and over 16,709 18,620 +11.44%
21 years and over 15,998 17,773 +11.10%
62 years and over 3,243 3,553 +9.56%
65 years and over 2,767 2,765 -0.07%
       
Male population 10,814 11,564 +6.94%
Under 5 years 700 728 +4.00%
5 to 9 years 804 641 -20.27%
10 to 14 years 818 712 -12.96%
15 to 19 years 677 747 +10.34%
20 to 24 years 624 748 +19.87%
25 to 29 years 750 807 +7.60%
30 to 34 years 845 824 -2.49%
35 to 39 years 1,051 859 -18.27%
40 to 44 years 1,050 933 -11.14%
45 to 49 years 844 964 +14.22%
50 to 54 years 723 987 +36.51%
55 to 59 years 486 823 +69.34%
60 to 64 years 379 643 +69.66%
65 to 69 years 314 384 +22.29%
70 to 74 years 325 261 -19.69%
75 to 79 years 211 211 0%
80 to 84 years 137 175 +27.74%
85 years and over 76 117 +53.95%
       
Median age (years) 35.9 38.5 +7.24%
       
16 years and over 8,346 9,325 +11.73%
18 years and over 8,070 9,037 +11.98%
21 years and over 7,688 8,596 +11.81%
62 years and over 1,282 1,513 +18.02%
65 years and over 1,063 1,148 +8.00%
       
Female population 11,142 11,973 +7.46%
Under 5 years 640 684 +6.88%
5 to 9 years 714 630 -11.76%
10 to 14 years 734 639 -12.94%
15 to 19 years 626 718 +14.70%
20 to 24 years 608 689 +13.32%
25 to 29 years 752 856 +13.83%
30 to 34 years 887 840 -5.30%
35 to 39 years 1,038 804 -22.54%
40 to 44 years 994 906 -8.85%
45 to 49 years 811 1,049 +29.35%
50 to 54 years 677 969 +43.13%
55 to 59 years 527 891 +69.07%
60 to 64 years 430 681 +58.37%
65 to 69 years 445 438 -1.57%
70 to 74 years 426 331 -22.30%
75 to 79 years 399 287 -28.07%
80 to 84 years 234 287 +22.65%
85 years and over 200 274 +37.00%
       
Median age (years) 38.1 40.6 +6.56%
       
16 years and over 8,891 9,875 +11.07%
18 years and over 8,639 9,583 +10.93%
21 years and over 8,310 9,177 +10.43%
62 years and over 1,961 2,040 +4.03%
65 years and over 1,704 1,617 -5.11%
       
RACE 2000 2010 % Change
Total population 21,956 23,537 +7.20%
One Race 21,452 22,946 +6.96%
White 18,875 18,032 -4.47%
Black or African American 950 1,627 +71.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native 44 42 -4.55%
Asian 1,065 2,463 +131.27%
Asian Indian 523 1,230 +135.18%
Chinese 138 224 +62.32%
Filipino 148 275 +85.81%
Japanese 8 9 +12.50%
Korean 30 106 +253.33%
Vietnamese 6 20 +233.33%
Other Asian [1] 212 599 +182.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 6 7 +16.67%
Native Hawaiian 2 0 -100.00%
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0 0%
Samoan 2 0 -100.00%
Other Pacific Islander [2] 2 7 +250.00%
Some Other Race 512 775 +51.37%
Two or More Races 504 591 +17.26%
       
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races: [4]      
White 19,240 18,455 -4.08%
Black or African American 1,051 1,798 +71.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native 135 144 +6.67%
Asian 1,257 2,720 +116.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 19 32 +68.42%
Some Other Race 792 1,013 +27.90%
       
HISPANIC OR LATINO 2000 2010 % Change
Total population 21,956 23,537 +7.20%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,535 2,853 +85.86%
Mexican 96 164 +70.83%
Puerto Rican 667 1,397 +109.45%
Cuban 92 120 +30.43%
Other Hispanic or Latino [5] 680 1,172 +72.35%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,421 20,684 +1.29%
       
RELATIONSHIP 2000 2010 % Change
Total population 21,956 23,537 +7.20%
In households 21,818 23,340 +6.98%
Householder 8,156 8,956 +9.81%
Spouse [6] 4,327 4,456 +2.98%
Child 7,121 7,123 +0.03%
Own child under 18 years 4,815 4,419 -8.22%
Other relatives 1,288 1,688 +31.06%
Under 18 years 363 447 +23.14%
Nonrelatives 926 1,117 +20.63%
       
Unmarried partner 458 612 +33.62%
In group quarters 138 197 +42.75%
Institutionalized population 102 193 +89.22%
Noninstitutionalized population 36 4 -88.89%
Male   2  
Female   2  
       
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE 2000 2010 % Change
Total households 8,156 8,956 +9.81%
Family households (families) [7] 5,710 6,179 +8.21%
With own children under 18 years 2,645 2,597 -1.81%
       
Husband-wife family 4,327 4,456 +2.98%
With own children under 18 years 2,062 1,868 -9.41%
Female householder, no husband present 996 1,191 +19.58%
With own children under 18 years 442 527 +19.23%
Nonfamily households [7] 2,446 2,777 +13.53%
Householder living alone 2,006 2,246 +11.96%
       
Households with individuals under 18 years 2,873 2,881 +0.28%
Households with individuals 65 years and over 2,034 1,994 -1.97%
       
Average household size 2.68 2.61 -2.61%
Average family size [7] 3.23 3.15 -2.48%
       
HOUSING OCCUPANCY 2000 2010 % Change
Total housing units 8,440 9,383 +11.17%
Occupied housing units 8,156 8,956 +9.81%
Vacant housing units 284 427 +50.35%
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 18 24 +33.33%
       
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) [8] 1.2 1.3 +8.33%
Rental vacancy rate (percent) [9] 2.7 4.4 +62.96%
       
HOUSING TENURE 2000 2010 % Change
Occupied housing units 8,156 8,956 +9.81%
Owner-occupied housing units 5,178 5,570 +7.57%
Average household size of owner-occupied units 2.85 2.71 -4.91%
Renter-occupied housing units 2,978 3,386 +13.70%
Average household size of renter-occupied units 2.37 2.44 +2.95%

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.