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ZIP Code 08844

Zip code area 08844 in Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, NJ

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      Counties: 
    Somerset County
      Cities: 
    Hillsborough Township
      County FIPS: 
    34035
      Area total: 
    55.683 sq mi
      Area land: 
    55.165 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.518 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    1.575 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    40,4987
      Longitude: 
    -74,6447
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    40.49847, -74.6729
      GMAP: 

    New Jersey 08844, USA

  •   Population: 
    42,818 individuals
      Population density: 
    11,571.42 people per square miles
      Households: 
    139
      Unemployment rate: 
    3.9%
      Household income: 
    $145,903 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    15,928 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    3.5% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.4% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 08844 is a Northeast ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, New Jersey with a population estimated today at about 45.212 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 08844 is located. Hillsborough Township is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

  • Living in the postal code area 08844 of Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, New Jersey 49.2% of population who are male and 50.8% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Hillsborough Township, Somerset County 08844.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

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Somerset County

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      County: 
    Somerset County
      Zips: 
    08504
    08504
    08890
    08821
    07939
    08873
    07978
    07934
    07934
    07938
    08528
    08853
    08553
    08853
    07977
    08880
    07931
    08823
    08836
    08502
    08835
    08558
    08869
    07069
    07921
    07924
    08805
    08876
    07920
    07059
    08876
    08844
    08807
    08873
      Coordinates: 
    40.56350660889942, -74.61633691965395
      Area total: 
    304.95 sq. mi., 789.83 sq. km, 195169.92 acres
      Area land: 
    301.87 sq. mi., 781.83 sq. km, 193194.24 acres
      Area water: 
    3.09 sq. mi., 7.99 sq. km, 1975.68 acres
      Established: 
    1688
      Capital seat: 

    Somerville
    Address: 20 Grove St
    County Administration Building
    Somerville, NJ 08876-2306
    Governing Body: Board of Freeholders with 5 board size
    Governing Authority: Dillon's Rule

  • Somerset County, New Jersey, United States

  •   Population: 
    345,361; Population change: 6.78% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    1144.3 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $96,523
      Households: 
    117,673
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.80% per 167,938 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.97%
      GDP: 
    $38.12 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Somerset County's population of New Jersey of 65,132 residents in 1930 has increased 5,3-fold to 345,361 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 50.70% female residents and 49.30% male residents live in as of 2020, 63.71% in Somerset County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 36.29% are single population.

    As of 2020, 63.71% in Somerset County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 36.29% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    131,822 residential units of which 95.28% share occupied residential units.

    32.6 minutes is the average time that residents in Somerset County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.72% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.85% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.13% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.67% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Somerset County, New Jersey 74.93% are owner-occupied homes, another 21.56% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.52% are vacant.

  • The 54.63% of the population in Somerset County, New Jersey who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 46.390%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 52.500%) of those eligible to vote in Somerset County, New Jersey.

Hillsborough Township

Township of Hillsborough

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      County: 
    Somerset County
      City: 
    Hillsborough Township
      County FIPS: 
    34035
      Coordinates: 
    40°29′52″N 74°40′14″W
      Area total: 
    55.10 sq mi (142.71 km²)
      Area land: 
    54.61 sq mi (141.45 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.49 sq mi (1.26 km²)
      Elevation: 
    108 ft (33 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated February 21, 1798
  •   Latitude: 
    40,4987
      Longitude: 
    -74,6447
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    08844
      GMAP: 

    Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,918
      Population density: 
    792.4 residents per square mile of area (305.9/km²)
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.20%

As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 38,303, reflecting an increase of 1,669 (+4.6%) from the 36,634 counted in the 2000 Census. In Money magazine's 2013 Best Places to Live rankings, Hillsborough was ranked 16th in the nation, the third-highest among the three places in New Jersey included in the top 50 list. Hillsborough is home to Duke Gardens and Duke Farms, a 2,700 acres (11 km²) estate in the north-eastern quadrant of the town that was originally owned by tobacco and electric energy tycoon James "Buck" Duke. The Belle Mead GSA depot, or Belle Mead General Depot, was a storage site for materials during World War II, along with housing Italian and German prisoners of war. It continued storing materials until the 1980s, and various contaminants have leaked into the ground and surrounding area during that time. The township has a humid subtropical climate, consistent with most of Somerset County. The average high in July is 85 °C, while the average low in January is 18 °F (8 °C) The average cold month is January, and the average warm month is July, with an average high of 85°C (8°F) The township is located in the Raritan Valley region within the much larger New York Metropolitan Area. It is one of the few remaining "preserved" natural areas in Hillsborough Township, and is now a mixed recreation and R&D complex.

History

Hillsborough is the home of the Belle Mead GSA depot, or Belle Mead General Depot, which was a storage site for materials during World War II. In Money magazine's 2013 Best Places to Live rankings, Hillsborough was ranked 16th in the nation, the third-highest among the three places in New Jersey included in the top 50 list. The records of Hillsborough Township are complete from their inception in 1746 and there are ten volumes, each some several hundred pages, kept in the Special Collections Department of the Rutgers University Library. Hillsborough is home to Duke Gardens and Duke Farms, a 2,700 acres (11 km²) estate in the north-eastern quadrant of the town that was originally owned by tobacco and electric energy tycoon James "Buck" Duke and then passed down to daughter Doris Duke. The township was formally incorporated on February 21, 1798. In the magazine's 2007 rankings, the township was ranked as the 23rd best place to live in the country. It is one of the few remaining "preserved" natural areas in Hillsborough, New Jersey. The town is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New York City. It was the site of the Battle of Princeton, where General George Washington and his troops were forced to retreat to Morristown after a defeat by the British. The British thought Washington had received reinforcements and fresh supplies and slipped off to New Brunswick leaving Washington to continue.

Geography

The township borders Branchburg Township, Bridgewater Township, Franklin Township, Manville, Millstone, Montgomery Township, Raritan and Somerville in Somerset County. Hillsborough Township, New Jersey would have an Appalachian Oak (104) vegetation type with an Eastern Hardwood Forest (25) vegetation form. The township has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) if the -3 isotherm is used. The low in January, the coldest month on average, is 18 °F (8 °C), while the high in July, the warmest month in the township, is 85°F (29°C) The township had a total of 55.10 square miles (142.71 km²) of land and 0.49 sq miles (1.26 km² of water (0.88%) as of the 2010 U.S. Census. Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Amwell, Belle Mead, Blackwells Mills, Champlain, Cloverhill, Clover Mill, Flagtown, Frankfort, Hamilton, Higgins Mills, Montgomery, Neshanic, Pleasant View, Royce Field, Roycie Valley, South Branch, Woods Tavern and Zion. The Township has a population of 1,071. It is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to the New York City area via the New Haven and Newark railroads. It has an average annual rainfall of 3.7 inches (91.7 mm).

Demographics

As of the 2000 U.S. Census there were 36,634 people, 12,649 households, and 9,802 families residing in the township. The racial makeup of the township was 85.96% White, 7.31% Asian, 3.76% African American, 0.09% American Indian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.28% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.75% of the population. The median household income was $105,429 (with a margin of error of +/ $2,892) and the median family income was $119,750. The per capita income for the borough was $43,029 (+/ $1,701). About 0.8% of families and 1,6% of. the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% ofThose age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.88, and the average family size was 3.31. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 91.4 males. The. median income for a township was $83,290, and $93,33 for a family was $93.33. The population was spread out, with 29.1%. under the age of 18, 6.0%. from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64 and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older.

Parks and recreation

Duke Farms is an estate that was established by James Buchanan Duke, an American entrepreneur who founded Duke Power and the American Tobacco Company. After a $45-million renovation, Duke Farms now include 30 endangered species and 230 varieties of birds, among which are the great blue heron and the bald eagle. Duke Farms is owned by the Duke Farms Foundation (DFF) that was set up in 1998 to manage the estate. The Foundation, in turn, is part of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the two entities share a common board and leadership team. The DFF over the years have created new indoor and outdoor display gardens that are eco-friendly, use native plants, and are wheelchair accessible. In the process of rehabilitation numerous invasive foreign plants were removed including Norwegian maple and Asian Ailanthus and replaced by native species. On May 19, 2012, Duke Farms opened to the public. After extensive reorganization and an investment of $45 million, "D Duke Farms" was opened to. the public on May19, 2012. After some controversy for when the commission made the decision to permanently close Duke Gardens, demolishing the indoor display gardens. The commission has made strides in contributing to renovating the property for the 21st century. The Duke Farms Conservatory and greenhouses known as the Orchid Range were renovated to became more energy-efficient. The Conservatory was also renovated to become more. energy- efficient. The conservatory was renovated to becoming more energy. efficient.

Government

Hillsborough Township is governed under the Township form of New Jersey municipal government. The Township Committee is comprised of five members, who are elected directly by the voters at-large in partisan elections. The mayor and deputy mayor are chosen by the Township Committee from among its members at an annual reorganization meeting, each serving a one-year term. Somerset County is governed by a five-member Board of County Commissioners, whose members are elected at- Large to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year. New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Cory Booker (Newark, term ends 2027) and Bob Menendez (Harrison, term end 2025). New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District is represented by Tom Malinowski (D, Rocky Hill). For the 117th United States Congress, New York's Twelfth Congressional District was represented by Bonnie Watson Coleman (D), Ewing Township. As of March 2011, there were a total of 24,841 registered voters in Hillsborough Township, of which 5,575 (4% vs. 5,507 countywide) were registered as Democrats. There were 25,507 registered as Republicans in the township, with 25,745 (22%) as Republicans and 13,722 (7%) as Democrats in Somerset County. The township is located in the 7th and 12th Congressional Districts and is part of New York State's 16th state legislative district.

Education

The Hillsborough Township School District serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2020-2021 school year, the district, comprised of nine schools, had an enrollment of 7,288 students and 596.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a studentteacher ratio of 12.2:1. Students from Millstone attend the district's schools, originally as part of a sending/receiving relationship; the New Jersey Commissioner of Education merged Millstone's non-operating school district with the Hillsborough School District effective July 1, 2009. Schools in the district are Amsterdam Elementary School (456 students; in grades K4), Hillsborough elementary School (488), Sunnymead Elementary School  (495; K4) and Auten Road Intermediate School (1,143; 56) and Hillsborough High School (2,318; 912). The district also has a middle school and a high school, both of which are located in the town of Hillsborough, New Jersey. The district has a total of nine elementary schools and one middle school, as well as two high schools, all of which have a combined enrollment of more than 2,000 students. The school district's mascot is the "Hillsboro Hawk" The district's colors are blue, white, and gray. It has a mascot of the same name: The Hillsborough Hawk. It is also known as the "Township of the Hills".

Transportation

As of May 2010, the township had a total of 211.92 miles (341.05 km) of roadways, of which 185.42 miles (298.40 km) were maintained by the municipality. U.S. Route 206 is the main road that passes through the township. The Norfolk Southern Railway's Lehigh Line (formerly the mainline of the Lehigh Valley Railroad) runs through Hillsborough. Part of the proposed routing of Interstate 95 through central New Jersey included Hillsborough; this project was ultimately canceled in the 1980s. Coach USA offers weekday express service across 42nd Street to the United Nations in Midtown Manhattan from Hillsborough operated by Suburban Transit.NJ Transit has proposed a new West Trenton Line that would stretch for 27 miles (43 km) from the Westrenton station in Ewing Township to a connection with the Raritan Valley Line at Bridgewater Township. The plan was canceled due to lack of funding and NJ Transit has no plans to restore the project. The township is served by SCOOT buses, providing service to Manville, Bridgewater Township and Somerville, with service continuing to Bedminster during rush hour. There are four morning buses Monday through Friday with a reduced schedule on some Holidays. I-287 is outside the municipality in bordering Bridgewater and Franklin Townships. CR 514 runs for 10.24 miles (16.48 km) through the Township, and CR 533 runs for 6.71 miles (10.80 km) into Somerset County.

  • Hillsborough Township's population in Somerset County, New Jersey of 1,933 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,99-fold to 1,918 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

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