Zip Code 07076 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameScotch Plains
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Area Code908
Current Population:23480
Racial Majority:White 70.85%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$104164
Average Adjusted Gross Income$151670
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time32.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range75 - 220 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.63254200, -74.37341000

Zip Code 07076 Description

Zip Code 07076 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07076 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 07076 is SCOTCH PLAINS, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07076 are contained within or border the city limits of Scotch Plains, NJ, Clark, NJ, Westfield, NJ, Watchung, NJ, Mountainside, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Edison, NJ, and Berkeley Heights, NJ. Zip code 07076 is within area code 908, area code 732 and area code 848. 07076 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07076 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07076 increased to 23480 from 19584 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07076 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 07076 public schools is White. 6.6% of students in 07076 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16832 70.85% 17077 -1%
 Black Or African American 2900 12.21% 2527 +15%
 Hispanic 1621 6.82% 1580 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.11% 23 +9%
 Asian 2222 9.35% 1800 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 59 0% 59 -100%
 Two Or More Races 412 0.66% 412 -62%

Zip Code 07076 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.8%
 Black Or African American 9.1%
 Hispanic 6.9%
 Asian 8.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 07076 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2348019584
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households8575
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
6.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$104164
Income Under $50K Per Year18.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year52.80%
07076 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 12Bonnie Watson ColemanDemocrat
New Jersey District 7Tom MalinowskiDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$534717
Average Real Estate Sale Price$458567
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 07076 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039485863625442342641
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425162728186847665544363
Avg Precip (In.)4.083.024.174.194.84.115.084.414.743.924.223.8850.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07076
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours