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Area Code 862 Detailed Profile

Area Code 862 Summary
Area code 862 is assigned to New Jersey
Latitude: 40.854178
Longitude: -74.328530
Population: 474,680
Area: 254.61 sq. miles
Land: 247.34 sq. miles
Water: 7.27 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,919.12 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 181.3 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 862 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Newark (273,358)
Paterson (149,237)
  
Cities with population over 50,000
Passaic (67,869)
   
Towns with population under 50,000
Bloomfield (47,630)
Boonton (15,044)
Caldwell (26,192)
Hawthorne (18,211)
Little Falls (21,842)
Livingston (27,264)
Madison (16,571)
Millburn (6,880)
Morristown (43,409)
Newton (25,994)
Orange (32,868)
Pompton Lakes (10,908)
Rockaway (22,450)
Succasunna (11,171)
Whippany (8,364)

Area Code 862 Demographics

Area Code 862 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male231,79348.83 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female242,88751.17 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.940.96
Total Population474,680100.00 %--
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Area Code 862 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years33,8017.12 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years33,9057.14 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years31,9266.73 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years30,5556.44 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years31,1736.57 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years73,03415.39 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years79,03116.65 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years63,09013.29 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years22,9794.84 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years17,8823.77 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years29,5996.24 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years20,3134.28 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over7,3921.56 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.2-38.237.7
18 years and over356,95175.20 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
171,41736.11 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
185,53439.09 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over338,04771.22 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over67,47914.22 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over57,30412.07 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
22,6384.77 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
34,6667.30 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Area Code 862 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race460,19396.95 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
313,84966.12 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
79,33516.71 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,2540.26 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
21,0634.44 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
7,6341.61 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
4,9661.05 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
4,3320.91 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
4780.10 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
1,8930.40 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
4050.09 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1,3550.29 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2260.05 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
270.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
380.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
320.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
1290.03 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
44,4669.37 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)90,21719.01 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
15,8973.35 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
21,2394.47 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
3,0710.65 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
50,01010.54 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino384,46380.99 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Area Code 862 Social Profile

Area Code 862 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school124,301100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
10,7788.67 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
7,0005.63 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
53,42442.98 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
25,77620.74 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
27,32321.98 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Area Code 862 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over314,081100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
33,22510.58 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
37,39311.91 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
82,18426.17 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
243,46377.52 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
51,16916.29 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
13,5744.32 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
59,49818.94 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
96,53630.74 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
37,03811.79 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Area Code 862 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported510,262100.00 %--
Arab3,8060.75 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech2,0460.40 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish1,0610.21 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch8,1261.59 %1.24 %1.58 %
English21,7334.26 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5,6801.11 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian1,1790.23 %0.31 %0.85 %
German41,9978.23 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek2,5420.50 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian4,3680.86 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish53,92110.57 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian76,04214.90 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1,5790.31 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian2,3820.47 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish24,1004.72 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese14,9432.93 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian11,3732.23 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3,7680.74 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish5,2841.04 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak2,1010.41 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African4,2260.83 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish2,7920.55 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss1,2780.25 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian3,1730.62 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American14,6692.87 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh1,7500.34 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9,1151.79 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries185,22836.30 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Area Code 862 Economy

Area Code 862 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over369,610100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
177,59148.05 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
192,01951.95 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
235,17163.63 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
125,29953.28 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
109,87246.72 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
235,13063.62 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
218,40859.09 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
16,7224.52 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.11 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
410.01 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
134,43936.37 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers180,91282.83 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers26,24812.02 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business10,7424.92 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers5060.23 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Area Code 862 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations82,65437.84 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations29,61913.56 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations59,20127.11 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2940.13 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations17,1207.84 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations29,52013.52 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Area Code 862 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5330.24 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction13,0355.97 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing29,96013.72 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade10,2684.70 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade23,11010.58 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities11,3395.19 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information9,2454.23 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing19,0398.72 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services28,51813.06 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services42,58619.50 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services12,8045.86 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)10,4274.77 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration7,5443.45 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 862 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households166,602100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
14,3678.62 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
8,0934.86 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
15,5809.35 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
16,4159.85 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
22,88413.74 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
30,75818.46 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
21,62212.98 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
20,79012.48 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7,2974.38 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
8,7965.28 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$61,858.56-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.71-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$22,831.09-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Area Code 862 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over214,015100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
146,28168.35 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
25,09711.73 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
22,83510.67 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
10,9265.11 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
2,5361.18 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
6,3402.96 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.5611 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 862 Housing

Area Code 862 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units173,889100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
166,59595.81 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
91,36452.54 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
75,23143.26 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
7,2944.19 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1,2860.74 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.01 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.84 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.87-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.36-2.352.45
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Area Code 862 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units173,858100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
77,15644.38 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
8,8155.07 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
25,82814.86 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
19,32511.12 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
12,8057.37 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
8,9445.14 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
20,29811.68 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
6600.38 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
270.02 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Area Code 862 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units173,858100.00 %--
1 room
3,4101.96 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
8,6704.99 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
23,26613.38 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
28,03816.13 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
28,93116.64 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
25,37314.59 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
20,53811.81 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
17,1269.85 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
18,50610.64 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.7-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units166,695100.00 %--
1.00 or less
154,80392.87 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
7,0224.21 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
4,8702.92 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Area Code 862 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas108,97762.68 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5,3873.10 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity14,4208.29 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.35,95320.68 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke520.03 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood2600.15 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy580.03 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel8600.49 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used7280.42 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Area Code 862 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units72,808100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
5330.73 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
2,5043.44 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
10,10613.88 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
17,62524.21 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
22,05630.29 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
14,39619.77 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
4,6356.37 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
9531.31 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Area Code 862 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage52,30371.84 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
120.02 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1210.17 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
6430.88 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3,4774.78 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
11,87216.31 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
16,31622.41 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
19,86227.28 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged20,50528.16 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent20,43728.07 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent11,72416.10 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent10,70414.70 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent8,36711.49 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent5,9838.22 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more15,16320.83 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed4300.59 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Area Code 862 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units75,110100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
4,5616.07 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2,7623.68 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
6,6908.91 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
25,19933.55 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
21,00327.96 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
10,52114.01 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
2,5053.34 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,8692.49 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)15,56020.72 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent15,21420.26 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent10,97314.61 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent9,50412.65 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent7,79310.38 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent5,6057.46 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more22,05429.36 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed3,9675.28 %5.68 %7.77 %

Area Code 862 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None29,69317.08 %11.75 %9.57 %
156,86232.71 %32.21 %31.22 %
258,36233.57 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more21,77812.53 %13.57 %15.45 %
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