Zip Code 07203 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRoselle
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Area Code908
Current Population:21085
Racial Majority:African American 51.2%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 61.5%
Unemployment Rate:9.0%
Median Household Income$63376
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49570
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range56 - 82 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.65267600, -74.26002400

Zip Code 07203 Description

Zip Code 07203 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07203 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 07203 is ROSELLE, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07203 are contained within or border the city limits of Roselle, NJ, Linden, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Roselle Park, NJ, and Elizabeth, NJ. The area code for zip code 07203 is 908. 07203 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07203 is 9.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07203 decreased to 21085 from 21274 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07203 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 07203 public schools is Black. 66.7% of students in 07203 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2905 13.61% 3389 -14%
 Black Or African American 10930 51.2% 11148 -2%
 Hispanic 6297 29.5% 5644 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 25 -100%
 Asian 833 3.9% 464 +80%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 112 1.14% 112 +118%
 Two Or More Races 303 0.65% 303 -54%

Zip Code 07203 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.7%
 Black Or African American 61.5%
 Hispanic 34.3%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 07203 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2108521274
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households7407
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
87.5%
Median Household Income$63376
Income Under $50K Per Year38.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.80%
07203 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 10Donald Payne Jr.Democrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$172045
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136500
Current Unemployment Level 9.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
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 07203 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22233140506065645644362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425162728186847665544363
Avg Precip (In.)43.024.24.124.693.94.934.314.533.774.183.8449.5
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07203
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours