ZIP Code 08873 - Somerset New Jersey

ZIP Code 08873 is located in Somerset New Jersey. Portions of 08873 are also in Franklin Center and Six Mile Run and East Millstone and Middlebush and Franklin Township (Somerset County). 08873 is entirely within Somerset County. Regionally, it is located in the Northern New Jersey Area.

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ZIP Code 08873 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSomerset
Primary CountySomerset County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)55,342
Area Code(s)732 / 848 / 908
Current Time

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08873 Demographics

08873 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 08873 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 08873 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 08873 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate1.42%
Population Density1,700 People per Square Mile
Total Households18,688
Percentage High Income Households8.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$98,251
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$373,340
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 37.36%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 31.91%

08873 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American600.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander90.02%

08873 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American340.47%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander260.36%

08873 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,5124.47%
Bachelor Degree9,73028.8%
High School Diploma8,59125.43%
No High School Diploma5371.59%
GED or Alternate4811.42%
1 or More Years of College3,83511.35%
Associates Degree2,2646.7%
Masters Degree5,01214.83%
Professional Degree9752.89%
Doctorate Degree8522.52%

08873 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 08873
RegionNorthern New Jersey Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area33 Square Miles

08873 Politics

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08873 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion64a - Triassic Lowlands

08873 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223039495864625442352642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415161728085847665544363
Avg Precip (In.)3.982.844.023.954.513.734.944.344.453.543.873.7747.93

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