Zip Code 08109 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMerchantville
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Camden
Area Code856
Alternate Zip Code NamesPENNSAUKEN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCAMDEN
Current Population:22407
Racial Majority:White 52.35%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 40.1%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$61192
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58090
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 30 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.94988000, -75.05130500

Zip Code 08109 Description

Zip Code 08109 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08109 is primarily located in Camden County. The official US Postal Service name for 08109 is MERCHANTVILLE, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08109 are contained within or border the city limits of Pennsauken, NJ, Merchantville, NJ, Camden, NJ, Golden Triangle, NJ, Cherry Hill Mall, NJ, and Collingswood, NJ. The area code for zip code 08109 is 856. 08109 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08109 is 9.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 08109 decreased to 22407 from 22710 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08109 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08109 public schools is Hispanic. 59.2% of students in 08109 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12065 52.35% 12628 -4%
 Black Or African American 4000 17.36% 4002 +-0%
 Hispanic 5286 22.94% 3842 +38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.03% 29 -76%
 Asian 1266 5.49% 1429 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 55 0.14% 55 -42%
 Two Or More Races 417 1.7% 417 -6%

Zip Code 08109 Race/Ethnicity

 White 19.1%
 Black Or African American 28.5%
 Hispanic 40.1%
 Asian 11.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 08109 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2240722710
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households8572
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$61192
Income Under $50K Per Year40.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.40%
08109 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 1Donald NorcrossDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$177436
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152787
Current Unemployment Level 9.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 84d - Inner Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 08109 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24253341516166645745372844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41445464748387857867564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.822.894.093.914.373.914.684.764.173.383.533.647.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
CBSA Type08109
CBSA Population5890141
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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