ZIP Code 08904 - Highland Park New Jersey

ZIP Code 08904 is located in Highland Park New Jersey. Portions of 08904 are also in Rutgers University-Livingston Campus and Edison Township. 08904 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, it is located in the Northern New Jersey Area.

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ZIP Code 08904 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameHighland Park
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)14,996
Area Code(s)732 / 848
Current Time
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08904 Demographics

08904 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 08904 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 08904 is White. The current unemployment level in 08904 is 3.8%.

Population14,996
Population Growth Rate4.89%
Population Density8,063 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,728
Percentage High Income Households10.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$85,652
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$417,620
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 60.96%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 37.35%

08904 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White9,30860.96%
Black1,73911.39%
Hispanic1,67510.97%
Asian2,49916.37%
Native American490.32%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

08904 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White57039.92%
Black16011.2%
Hispanic37526.26%
Asian31922.34%
Native American20.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.14%

08904 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3263.59%
Bachelor Degree2,32125.55%
High School Diploma1,57317.32%
No High School Diploma450.5%
GED or Alternate1031.13%
1 or More Years of College5916.51%
Associates Degree3704.07%
Masters Degree1,93721.33%
Professional Degree4825.31%
Doctorate Degree1,33514.7%

08904 Geography

Coordinates40.50113678,-74.42855835
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 08904
RegionNorthern New Jersey Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area2 Square Miles

08904 Politics

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08904 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

08904 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21233140495964635543352742
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415161728085847765544363
Avg Precip (In.)4.022.934.114.034.593.824.994.394.443.553.963.8548.7

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