08840 is the zip code for

Metuchen, NJ

Also in this location:
Fords, NJ

Total population
16,558
Housing units
6,416
Land area
(sq. miles)
3.11
Density
(people per sq. mile)
5,324.12
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.00

Demographic data for zip code 08840

Gender:

Male
7,993
Female
8,565
Median age
Male
39.30
Female
42.30
Gender

Households:

Total households
6,186
Family households
4,515
Nonfamily households
1,671
Average household size
2.68
Average family size
3.18
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,416
Occupied housing units
6,186
Owner-occupied
4,910
Renter-occupied
1,276
Vacant housing units
230
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,037
5 to 9 years
1,121
10 to 14 years
1,124
15 to 19 years
983
20 to 24 years
710
25 to 34 years
1,857
35 to 44 years
2,556
45 to 54 years
2,715
55 to 59 years
1,188
60 to 64 years
978
65 to 74 years
1,154
75 to 84 years
799
85 years and over
336
Median age
40.80
Age

Race:

White
11,230
Hispanic or Latino
1,369
Black or African American
908
Asian
2,629
American Indian & Alaska Native
14
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
3
Other (One Race)
47
Two or More Races
358
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 08840

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
12,871
Civilian labor force
9,039
Employed
8,661
Unemployed
378
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
3,832
Percent Unemployed
4.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
8,367
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
5,894
Carpooled
518
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
1,425
Walked
201
Other means
17
Worked at home
312
Mean travel time
34.4 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,661
Management / business / science / arts
5,075
Service
866
Sales / office
1,851
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
344
Production / transportation / material moving
525
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,661
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
23
Construction
194
Manufacturing
918
Wholesale trade
311
Retail trade
785
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
496
Information
346
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
1,070
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
1,311
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,993
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
549
Public administration
331
Other services
334
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,661
Private wage & salary workers
7,115
Government workers
1,310
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
236
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
6,181
Less than $10,000
111
$10,000 to $14,999
154
$15,000 to $24,999
183
$25,000 to $34,999
316
$35,000 to $49,999
544
$50,000 to $74,999
954
$75,000 to $99,999
880
$100,000 to $149,999
1,459
$150,000 to $199,999
671
$200,000 or more
909
Median household income
$97,780
Mean household income
$121,502
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
2.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 08840

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Campbell
Durham Avenue
(732) 321-87776332315.1
Edgar
49 Brunswick Avenue
(732) 321-87705931211.2
Menlo Park Terr
Maryknoll Road
(732) 417-54193967118.9
Metuchen High
400 Grove Ave
(732) 321-87436462213.5
Mildred B. Moss
16 Simpson Place
(732) 321-8700140023.3

Public libraries around Metuchen, NJ

NameAddress
Holland Township Free Public Library
www.hclibrary.us
129 Spring Mills Road
Milford, NJ 08848
Milford Public Library
www.milfordnj.org
40 Frenchtown-milford Road
Milford, NJ 08848
Metuchen Public Library
www.metuchennj.org
480 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Middlesex Public Library
www.middlesexlibrarynj.org
1300 Mountain Avenue
Middlesex, NJ 08846

Universities and Colleges around 08840

NameAddressPhone
Centenary College101 Wood Av
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(732) 548-5124

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 08840

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Jfk Johnson Rehab Institute
www.solarishs.org
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818
(732) 321-705092
Jfk Medical Center
www.solarishs.org
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818
(732) 321-7000325
Hunterdon Medical Center
www.hunterdonhealthcare.org
2100 Wescott Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 788-6100176
Senator Garrett Hagedorn Hosp200 Sanitorium Road
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
(908) 537-2141181
University Behavioral Hlthcare671 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 235-590064
Raritan Bay Medical Center
www.rbmc.org
530 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732) 442-3700399
Warren Hospital185 Roseberry Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(908) 859-6700214
Somerset Medical Center
www.smchealthwise.com
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200261

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 08840

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Carvel Ice Cream Bakery325 Lake Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
American, Ice Cream, Pastries732-548-1771
Alessio Restaurant 426426 Main St
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Italian Northern732-549-6464
Brewed Awakening417 Main St
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Contemporary732-744-9700
Cafe Abbraci140 Durham Ave.
Metuchen, NJ 08840
American, Italian732-548-6077
Ciao Ristorante279 Central Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Italian732-603-7288
Friendly's Restaurant550 Middlesex Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
American, Continental, Diner, Hamburgers, Omelets, Salads, Sandwiches732-549-4790
Main St Trattoria413 Main St
Metuchen, NJ 08840
 732-205-9080
Metuchen Inn424 Middlesex Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
American732-494-6444
Novita Bistro & Lounge25 New Street
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Italian732-549-5306
Orchid restaurant, The455 Main St
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Israeli, Kosher732-321-9829
Pollo Tropical77 US Rte 1 S Menlo Park Terr
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Fast Food, Latin American, Spanish732-494-1645
Steak and Ale53 N. Lafayette Rd.
Metuchen, NJ 08840
American, Hamburgers, Salads, Steaks732-906-0333

Crime rates

Crime rates in Metuchen, NJ:

Total
306
Violent Crime
28
Murder & Manslaughter
0
Forcible Rape
1
Robbery
5
Aggravated Assault
22
Property Crime
278
Burglary
43
Larceny & Theft
233
Motor Vehicle Theft
2
Arson
0
Metuchen, NJ

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