Zip Code 08205 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAbsecon
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Atlantic
Area Code609
Alternate Zip Code NamesGALLOWAY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGALLOWAY TOWNSHIP
Current Population:28626
Racial Majority:White 57.88%
Public School Racial Majority:White 45.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$61887
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61140
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 49 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.47411800, -74.45265100

Zip Code 08205 Description

Zip Code 08205 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08205 is primarily located in Atlantic County. The official US Postal Service name for 08205 is ABSECON, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08205 are contained within or border the city limits of Pomona, NJ, Port Republic, NJ, and Absecon, NJ. The area code for zip code 08205 is 609. 08205 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08205 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 08205 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08205 public schools is White. 51.9% of students in 08205 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16353 57.88% 18025 -9%
 Black Or African American 3690 13.06% 3254 +13%
 Hispanic 4016 14.21% 3107 +29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.37% 55 +89%
 Asian 3388 11.99% 3466 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.09% 5 +420%
 Other Race 86 0.36% 86 +17%
 Two Or More Races 628 2.04% 628 -8%

Zip Code 08205 Race/Ethnicity

 White 45.9%
 Black Or African American 19%
 Hispanic 18.7%
 Asian 12.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 08205 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population286260
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households10516
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$61887
Income Under $50K Per Year36.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.40%
08205 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 2Jeff Van DrewDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$246100
Average Real Estate Sale Price$173215
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 84b - Pine Barrens
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 08205 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263341516066655846372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)42445261718085837767564764
Avg Precip (In.)3.893.034.283.723.552.894.024.523.383.143.493.4743.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
CBSA Type08205
CBSA Population276846
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours