Zip Code 08244 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSomers Point
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Atlantic
Area Code609
Current Population:10849
Racial Majority:White 69.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 43.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$52636
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55810
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range7 - 10 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.31860800, -74.59969700

Zip Code 08244 Description

Zip Code 08244 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08244 is primarily located in Atlantic County. The official US Postal Service name for 08244 is SOMERS POINT, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08244 are contained within or border the city limits of Somers Point, NJ, Ocean City, NJ, and Linwood, NJ. The area code for zip code 08244 is 609. 08244 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08244 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%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08244 decreased to 10849 from 11665 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08244 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08244 public schools is White. 62.6% of students in 08244 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7569 69.25% 8142 -7%
 Black Or African American 1592 14.57% 1087 +46%
 Hispanic 1247 11.41% 1027 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.13% 23 -39%
 Asian 418 3.82% 321 +30%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 9 0% 9 -100%
 Two Or More Races 234 0.82% 234 -62%

Zip Code 08244 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43.6%
 Black Or African American 24.9%
 Hispanic 23.9%
 Asian 2.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 08244 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1084911665
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households4686
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52636
Income Under $50K Per Year47.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
08244 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 2Jeff Van DrewDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$358630
Average Real Estate Sale Price$208490
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 84c - Barrier Islands - Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 08244 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526167665947383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)42445161707984837666564763
Avg Precip (In.)3.8134.213.643.552.883.864.513.393.163.393.4142.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
CBSA Type08244
CBSA Population276846
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours