Demographic Report for ZIP Code 08534
Pennington Borough, Mercer County, NJ


Population:                                          County      State          US Total
  2004 Projection                             7,388    336,113   8,325,453   283,625,312
  1999 Estimate                               6,982    332,203   8,152,112   272,212,864
  1990 Census                                 6,120    325,824   7,730,188   248,709,872
  1980 Census                                 5,510    307,863   7,364,833   226,545,776

Population Change and Percent Change:
  1980 - 1990 Number Change                     610     17,961     365,355    22,164,096
  1980 - 1990 % Change                        11.1%       5.8%        5.0%          9.8%

  1980 - 1999 Number Change                   1,472     24,340     787,279    45,667,088
  1980 - 1999 % Change                        26.7%       7.9%       10.7%         20.2%

  1980 - 2004 Number Change                   1,878     28,250     960,620    57,079,536
  1980 - 2004 % Change                        34.1%       9.2%       13.0%         25.2%

  1990 - 1999 Number Change                     862      6,379     421,924    23,502,992
  1990 - 1999 % Change                        14.1%       2.0%        5.5%          9.5%

  1990 - 2004 Number Change                   1,268     10,289     595,265    34,915,440
  1990 - 2004 % Change                        20.7%       3.2%        7.7%         14.0%

  1999 - 2004 Number Change                     406      3,910     173,341    11,412,448
  1999 - 2004 % Change                         5.8%       1.2%        2.1%          4.2%

Number of Persons in Families, Households and Group Quarters
  1980 Families                               1,521     77,909   1,931,580    58,882,156
  1980 Households                             1,833    105,819   2,548,590    80,389,592
  1980 Population in Group Quarters              64     14,899     136,525     5,749,643

  1990 Families                               1,706     82,447   2,021,346    64,517,948
  1990 Households                             2,112    116,941   2,794,711    91,947,408
  1990 Population in Group Quarters             173     16,020     171,368     6,697,744

  1999 Families                               1,914     82,414   2,102,900    70,208,016
  1999 Households                             2,415    119,590   2,968,752   102,048,200
  1999 Population in Group Quarters             169     15,625     171,696     6,863,021

  2004 Families                               2,004     82,450   2,134,614    72,984,152
  2004 Households                             2,558    121,185   3,050,148   107,302,392
  2004 Population in Group Quarters             169     15,664     172,131     6,882,369

  1980 Average Household Size                  2.97       2.77        2.84          2.75
  1990 Average Household Size                  2.82       2.65        2.70          2.63
  1999 Average Household Size                  2.82       2.65        2.69          2.60
  2004 Average Household Size                  2.82       2.64        2.67          2.58

1980 % Population by Race & Hispanic Origin      
  White (Non-Hispanic)                        96.0%      77.9%       79.8%         80.1%
  Black (Non-Hispanic)                         2.7%      17.7%       12.2%         11.5%
  Other (Non-Hispanic)                         0.5%       0.9%        1.2%          1.9%
  Hispanic                                     0.8%       3.5%        6.7%          6.5%

1990 % Population by Race & Hispanic Origin
  White (Non-Hispanic)                        92.5%      72.5%       74.0%         75.6%
  Black (Non-Hispanic)                         4.3%      18.2%       12.7%         11.7%
  Amer. Indian, Eskimo & Aleut (Non-Hispanic)  0.0%       0.1%        0.2%          0.7%
  Asian, Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic)       1.8%       3.0%        3.4%          2.8%
  Other (Non-Hispanic)                         0.0%       0.1%        0.1%          0.1%
  Hispanic                                     1.4%       6.0%        9.6%          9.0%

1990 % Asian or Pacific Islander Population by Type
  Chinese                                      0.1%       0.9%        0.8%          0.7%
  Japanese                                     0.1%       0.1%        0.2%          0.3%
  Korean                                       0.6%       0.4%        0.5%          0.3%
  Vietnamese                                   0.1%       0.0%        0.1%          0.2%
  Other Asian                                  0.7%       1.6%        1.9%          1.3%

1999 % Population by Race & Hispanic Origin
  White (Non-Hispanic)                        90.1%      66.9%       68.7%         71.9%
  Black (Non-Hispanic)                         5.1%      19.9%       13.1%         12.1%
  Amer. Indian, Eskimo & Aleut (Non-Hispanic)  0.1%       0.2%        0.2%          0.7%
  Asian, Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic)       2.9%       4.7%        5.3%          3.6%
  Other (Non-Hispanic)                         0.0%       0.2%        0.2%          0.1%
  Hispanic                                     1.8%       8.3%       12.5%         11.5%

2004 % Population by Race & Hispanic Origin
  White (Non-Hispanic)                        88.4%      63.9%       65.9%         69.9%
  Black (Non-Hispanic)                         5.8%      20.7%       13.4%         12.4%
  Amer. Indian, Eskimo & Aleut (Non-Hispanic)  0.1%       0.2%        0.2%          0.7%
  Asian, Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic)       3.6%       5.6%        6.3%          4.0%
  Other (Non-Hispanic)                         0.0%       0.2%        0.2%          0.1%
  Hispanic                                     2.1%       9.5%       14.1%         12.8%

1999 % Population by Age:
   0 - 4                                       5.7%       6.3%        6.5%          7.1%
   5 - 9                                       6.0%       6.6%        6.7%          7.3%
  10 - 14                                      6.2%       6.4%        6.5%          7.1%
  15 - 17                                      4.0%       3.5%        3.6%          4.0%
  18 - 24                                      8.2%      10.2%        8.4%          9.3%
  25 - 34                                     11.3%      13.6%       14.1%         14.1%
  35 - 44                                     13.5%      16.5%       16.4%         15.9%
  45 - 54                                     17.9%      13.9%       13.9%         13.1%
  55 - 59                                      6.2%       5.0%        5.1%          4.8%
  60 - 64                                      5.3%       4.2%        4.3%          4.0%
  65 - 74                                      8.8%       7.3%        7.7%          7.0%
  75 +                                         6.9%       6.5%        6.6%          6.3%

1999 Total Population Median Age               42.00      37.0        37.6          35.70

1999 Per Capita Income                       $40,393    $29,11      $26,89        $21,350
1999 Median Family Income                   $101,561    $70,46      $63,88        $47,739
1999 Median Household Income                 $90,387    $59,88      $54,50        $40,525
1999 Average Family Income                  $132,300    $93,66      $84,28        $64,379
1999 Average Household Income               $116,634    $80,02      $73,23        $56,184

1999 Average Household Wealth               $312,282   $203,36     $188,76       $150,654
1999 Median Household Wealth                $209,809   $102,53      $91,44        $67,555

1990 % Educational Attainment (18yrs+):
  Less than Grade 9                             3.5%       7.8         8.5           9.4%
  Grade 9-12 (No Diploma)                       7.7%      14.3        14.5          15.2%
  High School Grad or Equivalency              19.6%      27.8        31.4          30.1%
  Some College (No Degree)                     14.7%      18.3        17.4          20.8%
  Associate Degree                              5.6%       5.1         5.2           6.0%
  Bachelor Degree                              27.6%      15.9        15.3          12.3%
  Graduate or Professional Degree              21.3%      10.9         7.8           6.3%

1990 % Employment Status (16yrs+):
  Armed Forces                                  0.0%       0.1         0.4           0.9%
  Civilian Employed                            67.7%      63.9        63.1          60.3%
  Civilian Unemployed                           1.5%       3.5         3.8           4.1%
  Not in Labor Force                           30.8%      32.5        32.6          34.7%

1990 Families with Workers (16yrs+):
  Families with 0 Workers                        122      8,60      225,09      8,477,151
  Families with 1 Worker                         380     21,01      543,01     18,243,078
  Families with 2 Workers                        885     39,69      904,95     29,637,580
  Families with 3+ Workers                       320     13,79      364,72      8,691,620

1990 % Occupation (16yrs+):
  Executive & Managerial                       23.8%      15.9        14.9          12.1%
  Professional Specialty                       27.9%      18.3        15.1          13.9%
  Technical Support                             4.3%       4.6         3.8           3.6%
  Sales                                        12.6%       9.5        12.1          11.6%
  Administrative Support                       12.2%      19.9        18.5          16.0%
  Private Household Service                     0.5%       0.3         0.3           0.4%
  Protective Service                            1.2%       2.7         2.1           1.7%
  Other Service                                 4.0%       9.4         9.0          10.9%
  Farming, Forestry & Fishing                   2.1%       1.0         0.9           2.4%
  Precision Produc., Craft & Repair             7.9%       8.0         9.9          11.2%
  Machine Oper, Assembly. & Inspect.            1.5%       4.2         5.4           6.7%
  Transportation & Material Moving              1.0%       2.9         3.8           4.0%
  Laborers                                      1.0%       3.1         3.5           3.9%

1999 % Population by Gender:
  Female                                       50.6%      51.6        51.6          51.2%
  Male                                         49.4%      48.4        48.4          48.8%

1990 % Female Marital Status (15yrs+):
  Never Married                                19.8%      28.6        25.5          23.1%
  Married, Spouse Present                      64.0%      46.5        49.9          51.3%
  Married, Spouse Absent, Not Separated         1.1%       3.1         2.9           2.6%
  Separated                                     1.5%       1.4         1.8           1.7%
  Widowed                                       8.5%      12.3        12.6          12.0%
  Divorced                                      5.3%       8.2         7.4           9.4%
  # Females (15yrs+)                           2,473     138,6    3,261,60    101,424,1163

1990 % Male Marital Status (15yrs+):
  Never Married                                27.3%      35.0        32.0            30.1%
  Married, Spouse Present                      65.9%      51.6        55.4            55.9%
  Married, Spouse Absent, Not Separated         0.8%       2.3         2.1             1.9%
  Separated                                     1.6%       2.4         2.4             2.4%
  Widowed                                       1.9%       2.8         2.8             2.5%
  Divorced                                      2.6%       5.9         5.3             7.2%
  # Males (15yrs+)                             2,386     125,6    2,963,45       93,743,6302

Median Home Value:
  1990                                      $234,563   $137,88     $162,25        $79,0984
  1999                                      $277,707   $163,31     $190,88       $105,0410
  2004                                      $324,439   $178,70     $208,11       $120,0382

1990 Median Rent for Housing                    $718       $57         $59           $4470

1990 % Owner/Renter Occupied Housing Units
  Owner occupied                               87.5%      66.5        64.9          64.2%%
  Renter Occupied                              12.5%      33.5        35.1          35.8%%

1990 Total Housing Units                       2,187    123,66    3,075,31    102,263,6806
  Occupied                                     2,112    116,94    2,794,71     91,947,4121
  Vacant                                          75      6,72      280,59     10,316,2685

1990 % Household by Type:
  Family Households
   Married Couple with Children <18yrs         35.3%      25.7        27.2           27.5%
   Married Couple with No Children <18yrs      38.5%      28.9        30.5           28.8%
   Female Householder with Children <18yrs      2.4%       7.3         6.6            7.4%
   Female Householder with No Children <18yrs   3.1%       5.5         5.2            3.9%
   Male Householder with Children <18yrs        0.4%       1.6         1.4            1.6%
   Male Householder with No Children <18yrs     1.1%       2.1         2.0            1.6%
  Non-Family Households (Single or with        19.2%      28.9        27.1           29.3%
                             non-relatives)

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October 7, 2000