Zip Code 08608 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTrenton
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Area Code609
Current Population:983
Racial Majority:African American 60.39%
Unemployment Rate:9.4%
Median Household Income$14224
Average Adjusted Gross Income$29130
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.21943900, -74.76684300

Zip Code 08608 Description

Zip Code 08608 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08608 is primarily located in Mercer County. The official US Postal Service name for 08608 is TRENTON, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08608 are contained within or border the city limits of Trenton, NJ, . The area code for zip code 08608 is 609. 08608 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08608 is 9.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% 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 08608 decreased to 983 from 1095 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08608 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 08608 public schools is . % of students in 08608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 109 13.41% 138 -21%
 Black Or African American 491 60.39% 574 -14%
 Hispanic 212 26.08% 237 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 14 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.12% 18 -94%

Zip Code 08608 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 08608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population9831095
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households571
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$14224
Income Under $50K Per Year88.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year9.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.00%
08608 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 12Bonnie Watson ColemanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$108600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$195000
Current Unemployment Level 9.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 84d - Inner Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 08608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23243241516066645745372844
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425162728186847766544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.832.864.013.894.553.895.064.494.523.483.753.7448.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Trenton-Ewing, NJ
CBSA Type08608
CBSA Population371697
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours