Overall Health Index

People Index

36

88.6% of the residents in 08837 has health insurance.

Provider Index

87

There are about 9,272 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08837.

Hospital Index

10

The average hospital rating near 08837 is 1.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

81

Residents in 08837 travel 4.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

36

88.6% of the residents in 08837 has health insurance.

Provider Index

87

There are about 9,272 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08837.

Hospital Index

10

The average hospital rating near 08837 is 1.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

81

Residents in 08837 travel 4.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 08837 - Edison, NJ

The Overall Health Index in 08837 - Edison, NJ is 59, ranking 13,879 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 16,728 residents live in 08837 - Edison, NJ with a median age of 39.9 years. 20.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 12.2 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 53.9 percent of the residents in 08837 is currently married, and 28.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 28.8 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 17 percent of the population living in 08837 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 08837 is $6,230. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 08837 - Edison, NJ is approximately $1,339. That means the residents typically spend about 21.5 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

78 percent of the population in 08837 - Edison, NJ drive to work alone. 12.1 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 52.6 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 19.3 percent of the residents in 08837 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.53 members with about 1.56 cars available per household. Approximately 8 percent of the households in 08837 - Edison, New Jersey do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

22.4 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 79.8 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 08837 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.3 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 08837 - Edison, NJ would have to travel an average of 1.9 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy Division. In a 20-mile radius, there are 9,272 physicians accessible to residents who live in 08837 - Edison, NJ.

Gender Ratio in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Gender (%)08837NJUSA
Male4748.849.3
Female5351.250.7

Racial Makeup in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Race (%)08837NJUSA
Non-Hispanic White47.667.973
Non-Hispanic Black10.513.512.7
Asian35.29.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.30.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race1.56.44.9
Two or More Races23.84.4

Median Income in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Income (%)08837NJUSA
Under $25,0007.712.116.9
$25,000 to $49,99918.615.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99915.71518.3
$75,000 to $99,99917.712.913.7
$100,000 and More40.344.629.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Livability08837NJUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,2306,3734,897
Housing Costs ($)1,3391,5481,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.524.321.9

Education in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Education Level(%)08837NJUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education4.65.45.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.967.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent24.628.327.5
Some College, No Degree13.716.821
Associate's Degree7.36.48.2
Bachelor's Degree28.822.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree1714.311.4

People Index

People Index in 08837

36

The People Index in 08837 is 36, ranking 21,445 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 08837 - Edison, NJ

An estimate of 88.6 percent of all residents in 08837 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 08837 - Edison, NJ who have health insurance is 88.6 percent. 6.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 59.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 8 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 93 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 84 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08837NJUSA
No Insurance11.49.712.2
Public Insurance22.428.833
Private Insurance79.871.366.7

Insurance Types in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08837NJUSA
Employer Insurance59.153.646.1
Direct Purchase Insurance856.2
Medicare3.24.54.6
Medicaid6.411.514.2
TRICARE0.30.92.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Income (%)08837NJUSA
Under $25,000848382
$25,000 to $49,999808484
$50,000 to $74,999938788
$75,000 to $99,999928991
$100,000 and More969393

Types of Insurance by Income in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000166941
$25,000 to $49,999203957
$50,000 to $74,99973281
$75,000 to $99,99981089
$100,000 and More4794

Insurance Rate by Age in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Insurance Rate by Age (%)08837NJUSA
Under 18999594
Adults (18-64 years)878584
Seniors (65+ years)1009899

Residents with Disabilities in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Disability Type08837NJUSA
Any Disability810.412.5
Hearing Disability1.72.63.5
Vision Disability12.63.5
Cognitive Disability0.911.3
Ambulatory Disability5.65.97
Self-Care Disability0.60.80.9
Independent Living Disability4.75.15.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 08837

87

The Provider Index in 08837 - Edison, NJ is 87, ranking 4,288 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 08837 - Edison, NJ

For the 3,499 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 976 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 08837 - Edison, NJ. An estimate of 76 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,039 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius08837NJUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents333338
Dentists per 10,000 residents998
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18151416
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65272428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 08837

10

The Hospital Index in 08837 - Edison, NJ is 10, ranking 29,689 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 08837 - Edison, NJ

Travel Index

Travel Index in 08837

81

The Travel Index in 08837 - Edison, NJ is 81, ranking 6,256 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 08837 - Edison, NJ

13.4 percent of residents in 08837 - Edison, NJ to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.56 cars per household in 08837 - Edison, NJ with an approximate average household size of 2.53 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.2 miles. 08837 - Edison, NJ ranks 2,198 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Raritan Bay Medical Center 0 Perth Amboy Division with a distance of 2 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Housholds with Cars (%)08837NJUSA
No Cars811.58.7
1 Car4733.832.9
2 Cars3436.137.3
3 Cars812.414.1
4 or More Cars45.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Travel Method (%)08837NJUSA
Driving Solo69.371.476.6
Driving with One Person7.867.1
Driving with Two People1.41.21.3
Driving with Three People0.20.50.5
Bus1.46.42.5
Taxi0.50.30.1
Train0.51.91.8
Walk3.43.052.7
Bicycle0.80.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 08837 - Edison, NJ

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Raritan Bay Medical Center 0 Perth Amboy Division2
JFK Medical Center3
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick6

Work Travel Time in 08837 - Edison, NJ

Average Travel Time08837NJUSA
Less than 10 min.9.119.423.3
10 to 14 min.13.812.615.3
15 to 19 min.1213.214.6
20 to 24 min.11.26.26.4
25 to 29 min.6.613.313.7
30 to 34 min.13.43.12.9
35 to 44 min.5.814.612
45 to 59 min.8.910.56.2
60 or more min.19.35.12.7
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