Zip Code 08501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAllentown
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Monmouth
Secondary County: Burlington
Area Code609
Current Population:6582
Racial Majority:White 90.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$93202
Average Adjusted Gross Income$120490
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range95 - 190 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.15420800, -74.55805800

Zip Code 08501 Description

Zip Code 08501 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 08501 is primarily located in Monmouth County. Portions of 08501 are also located in Burlington County. The official US Postal Service name for 08501 is ALLENTOWN, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08501 are contained within or border the city limits of Allentown, NJ, New Egypt, NJ, . The area code for zip code 08501 is 609. 08501 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08501 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08501 increased to 6582 from 4908 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08501 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08501 public schools is White. 8.3% of students in 08501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5788 90.35% 5867 -1%
 Black Or African American 151 2.36% 159 -5%
 Hispanic 124 1.94% 220 -44%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 7 -100%
 Asian 215 3.36% 223 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 9 0.61% 9 +333%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.39% 97 -8%

Zip Code 08501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.7%
 Black Or African American 4.5%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 3.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 08501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population65824908
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households2329
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$93202
Income Under $50K Per Year20.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year45.90%
08501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 4Chris SmithRepublican
New Jersey District 3Andy KimDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$522029
Average Real Estate Sale Price$381680
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.1%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 08501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233139495964625543352742
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425162728186847766554463
Avg Precip (In.)3.832.864.033.894.443.824.994.644.423.463.733.7447.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type08501
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours