Zip Code 08638 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTrenton
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Area Code609
Alternate Zip Code NamesEWING
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesEWING TOWNSHIP
EWING TWP
Current Population:22832
Racial Majority:African American 43.34%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 56.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$51994
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48660
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range69 - 157 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.25571800, -74.76304400

Zip Code 08638 Description

Zip Code 08638 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 08638 is primarily located in Mercer County. The official US Postal Service name for 08638 is TRENTON, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08638 are contained within or border the city limits of Ewing, NJ, Trenton, NJ, . The area code for zip code 08638 is 609. 08638 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08638 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08638 decreased to 22832 from 26120 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08638 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 08638 public schools is Black. 77.4% of students in 08638 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8505 36.7% 8465 +0%
 Black Or African American 10044 43.34% 10022 +0%
 Hispanic 3491 15.06% 3419 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.73% 33 +412%
 Asian 655 2.83% 448 +46%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 28 0% 28 -100%
 Two Or More Races 407 1.35% 407 -23%

Zip Code 08638 Race/Ethnicity

 White 10.2%
 Black Or African American 56.3%
 Hispanic 29.9%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 08638 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2283226120
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households8427
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
77.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$51994
Income Under $50K Per Year47.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.60%
08638 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 12Bonnie Watson ColemanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$182342
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105163
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64a - Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 08638 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23243241516065645745362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)39415162728186847666544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.832.853.973.884.553.865.064.414.523.53.753.7547.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Trenton-Ewing, NJ
CBSA Type08638
CBSA Population371697
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours