ZIP Code 07208 - Elizabeth Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameElizabeth
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Area Code908
Current Population:31219
Racial Majority:White 19.45%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 70%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$47835
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47780
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range66 - 66 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.67535900, -74.22409300

Map of ZIP Code 07208 Border

Zip Code 07208 Description

Zip Code 07208 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07208 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 07208 is ELIZABETH, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07208 are contained within or border the city limits of Elizabeth, NJ, Hillside, NJ, Union, NJ, Newark, NJ, Roselle, NJ, and Roselle Park, NJ. The area code for zip code 07208 is 908. 07208 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07208 is 4.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07208 decreased to 31219 from 32359 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07208 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 07208 public schools is Hispanic. 84.5% of students in 07208 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6258 19.45% 7506 -17%
 Black Or African American 5672 17.63% 6023 -6%
 Hispanic 18298 56.87% 16150 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.04% 40 -68%
 Asian 1352 4.2% 974 +39%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 12 -100%
 Other Race 144 0.91% 144 +103%
 Two Or More Races 370 0.89% 370 -22%

Zip Code 07208 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.5%
 Black Or African American 20.4%
 Hispanic 70%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 07208 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3121932359
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households11492
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
84.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
88.9%
Median Household Income$47835
Income Under $50K Per Year52.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.20%
07208 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 8Albio SiresDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$268495
Average Real Estate Sale Price$213902
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.0%
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 07208 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 Type07208
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Downtown Elizabeth
Dayton - Weequahic Park