Zip Code 07036 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLinden
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Area Code908
Alternate Zip Code NamesWINFIELD PARK
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesTREMLEY
TREMLEY POINT
Current Population:41970
Racial Majority:White 42.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 35.3%
Unemployment Rate:9.6%
Median Household Income$57826
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53910
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 62 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.62535500, -74.23937400

Zip Code 07036 Description

Zip Code 07036 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07036 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 07036 is LINDEN, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07036 are contained within or border the city limits of Linden, NJ, Clark, NJ, Rahway, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Roselle, NJ, Carteret, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, and Avenel, NJ. Zip code 07036 is within area code 908, area code 848 and area code 732. 07036 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07036 is 9.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07036 increased to 41970 from 40880 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07036 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 07036 public schools is Black. 58.5% of students in 07036 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18068 42.49% 19430 -7%
 Black Or African American 10912 25.66% 10417 +5%
 Hispanic 11564 27.19% 10189 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 58 -100%
 Asian 962 2.26% 1068 -10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 169 0.79% 169 +99%
 Two Or More Races 630 1.61% 630 +9%

Zip Code 07036 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.3%
 Black Or African American 35.3%
 Hispanic 35%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 07036 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4197040880
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households15615
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
58.3%
Median Household Income$57826
Income Under $50K Per Year41.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.90%
07036 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 10Donald Payne Jr.Democrat
New Jersey District 7Tom MalinowskiDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$249145
Average Real Estate Sale Price$199765
Current Unemployment Level 9.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64e - Glaciated Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 07036 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22233140506065645644362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425162728186847666544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.044.24.134.673.884.974.324.553.754.193.8449.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07036
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours