Zip Code 07974 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Providence
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Secondary County: Morris
Area Code908
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEW PROVIDNCE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesMURRAY HILL
Current Population:11768
Racial Majority:White 81.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$115673
Average Adjusted Gross Income$176580
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range269 - 318 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.69782000, -74.40334300

Zip Code 07974 Description

Zip Code 07974 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07974 is primarily located in Union County. Portions of 07974 are also located in Morris County. The official US Postal Service name for 07974 is NEW PROVIDENCE, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07974 are contained within or border the city limits of New Providence, NJ, Berkeley Heights, NJ, and Summit, NJ. Zip code 07974 is within area code 908, area code 973 and area code 862. 07974 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07974 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07974 increased to 11768 from 11405 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07974 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 07974 public schools is White. 3.5% of students in 07974 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9942 81.67% 9529 +4%
 Black Or African American 161 1.32% 132 +22%
 Hispanic 609 5% 749 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.16% 6 +217%
 Asian 1284 10.55% 1176 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 18 0.2% 18 +33%
 Two Or More Races 158 1.1% 158 -15%

Zip Code 07974 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.4%
 Black Or African American 1.8%
 Hispanic 7.4%
 Asian 14.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 07974 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1176811405
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households4185
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$115673
Income Under $50K Per Year15.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year58.50%
07974 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 7Tom MalinowskiDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$528902
Average Real Estate Sale Price$513983
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64f - Passaic Basin Freshwater Wetlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 07974 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485762615341342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415161728085837665544363
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07974
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours