Zip Code 08701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLakewood
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ocean
Area Code732 / 848
Current Population:92843
Racial Majority:White 78.13%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 80.1%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$44642
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70060
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range33 - 85 ft.
Area25 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.07644400, -74.20326900

Zip Code 08701 Description

Zip Code 08701 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 08701 is primarily located in Ocean County. The official US Postal Service name for 08701 is LAKEWOOD, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08701 are contained within or border the city limits of Lakewood, NJ, Leisure Village East, NJ, Leisure Village, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Ramtown, NJ. Zip code 08701 is within area code 732 and area code 848. 08701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08701 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08701 increased to 92843 from 60392 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08701 public schools is Hispanic. 86.3% of students in 08701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 73035 78.13% 70005 +4%
 Black Or African American 3737 4% 5346 -30%
 Hispanic 15395 16.47% 16062 -4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.03% 39 -38%
 Asian 487 0.52% 737 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 74 0.07% 74 -15%
 Two Or More Races 574 0.78% 574 +28%

Zip Code 08701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 4.9%
 Black Or African American 13.9%
 Hispanic 80.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 08701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9284360392
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households24283
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44642
Income Under $50K Per Year54.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.20%
08701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 4Chris SmithRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$210325
Average Real Estate Sale Price$198413
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 84b - Pine Barrens
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 08701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233139495864635543352742
Avg Max Temp (°F)40435161728085847766564563
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type08701
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours