ZIP Code 08854 - Piscataway New Jersey

ZIP Code 08854 is located in Piscataway New Jersey. Portions of 08854 are also in Rutgers University-Livingston Campus and Rutgers University-Busch Campus and Middlesex and Piscataway Township and Edison Township. 08854 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, it is located in the Northern New Jersey Area.

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ZIP Code 08854 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePiscataway
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)60,233
Area Code(s)732 / 848
Current Time

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08854 Demographics

08854 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New Jersey based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 08854 is Asian. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 08854 is Asian. The current unemployment level in 08854 is 4.4%.

Population Growth Rate4.80%
Population Density3,123 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,217
Percentage High Income Households7.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$112,980
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$83,640
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyAsian - 35.70%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAsian - 31.42%

08854 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1820.29%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

08854 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American280.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander250.33%

08854 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,1373.45%
Bachelor Degree9,94430.18%
High School Diploma8,14924.73%
No High School Diploma5251.59%
GED or Alternate4791.45%
1 or More Years of College4,21812.8%
Associates Degree2,1706.59%
Masters Degree5,08415.43%
Professional Degree5871.78%
Doctorate Degree6582%

08854 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 08854
RegionNorthern New Jersey Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area19 Square Miles

08854 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 08854
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08854 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion64a - Triassic Lowlands

08854 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223039495864625542352642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415162728186847765544363
Avg Precip (In.)3.982.

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