Overall Health Index

People Index

34

92.1% of the residents in 08863 has health insurance.

Provider Index

85

There are about 9,340 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08863.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 08863 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

98

Residents in 08863 travel 4.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

34

92.1% of the residents in 08863 has health insurance.

Provider Index

85

There are about 9,340 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08863.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 08863 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

98

Residents in 08863 travel 4.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 08863 - Fords, NJ

The Overall Health Index in 08863 - Fords, NJ is 68, ranking 10,833 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 12,739 residents live in 08863 - Fords, NJ with a median age of 36.9 years. 22.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 11.7 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 54.2 percent of the residents in 08863 is currently married, and 32.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 20.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 10.7 percent of the population living in 08863 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 08863 is $6,702. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 08863 - Fords, NJ is approximately $1,421. That means the residents typically spend about 21.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

86.6 percent of the population in 08863 - Fords, NJ drive to work alone. 8.6 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 58.5 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 12.8 percent of the residents in 08863 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.87 members with about 1.96 cars available per household. Approximately 4 percent of the households in 08863 - Fords, 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.

22.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 79.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.5 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 08863 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.4 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 08863 - Fords, NJ would have to travel an average of 0.1 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy Division. In a 20-mile radius, there are 9,340 physicians accessible to residents who live in 08863 - Fords, NJ.

Gender Ratio in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Gender (%)08863NJUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Race (%)08863NJUSA
Non-Hispanic White62.567.973
Non-Hispanic Black10.913.512.7
Asian189.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.40.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.100.2
Other Race0.66.44.9
Two or More Races23.84.4

Median Income in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Income (%)08863NJUSA
Under $25,0009.412.116.9
$25,000 to $49,99912.215.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99915.81518.3
$75,000 to $99,99918.612.913.7
$100,000 and More4444.629.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Livability08863NJUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,7026,3734,897
Housing Costs ($)1,4211,5481,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.224.321.9

Education in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Education Level(%)08863NJUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education4.65.45.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.367.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent35.328.327.5
Some College, No Degree15.816.821
Associate's Degree8.56.48.2
Bachelor's Degree20.922.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree10.714.311.4

People Index

People Index in 08863

34

The People Index in 08863 is 34, ranking 22,104 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 08863 - Fords, NJ

An estimate of 92.1 percent of all residents in 08863 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 08863 - Fords, NJ who have health insurance is 92.1 percent. 7.5 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 64.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.6 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 86 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 08863 - Fords, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08863NJUSA
No Insurance7.99.712.2
Public Insurance22.828.833
Private Insurance79.671.366.7

Insurance Types in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08863NJUSA
Employer Insurance64.553.646.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.656.2
Medicare3.34.54.6
Medicaid7.511.514.2
TRICARE0.40.92.7
VA0.50.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Income (%)08863NJUSA
Under $25,000868382
$25,000 to $49,999838484
$50,000 to $74,999938788
$75,000 to $99,999928991
$100,000 and More969393

Types of Insurance by Income in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000146432
$25,000 to $49,999174758
$50,000 to $74,99972182
$75,000 to $99,99981787
$100,000 and More41092

Insurance Rate by Age in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Insurance Rate by Age (%)08863NJUSA
Under 18979594
Adults (18-64 years)908584
Seniors (65+ years)97.79899

Residents with Disabilities in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Disability Type08863NJUSA
Any Disability9.510.412.5
Hearing Disability22.63.5
Vision Disability1.22.63.5
Cognitive Disability111.3
Ambulatory Disability55.97
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability3.65.15.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 08863

85

The Provider Index in 08863 - Fords, NJ is 85, ranking 4,948 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 08863 - Fords, NJ

For the 2,871 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 975 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 08863 - Fords, NJ. An estimate of 76 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,489 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius08863NJUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents323338
Dentists per 10,000 residents998
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18141416
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65272428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 08863

12

The Hospital Index in 08863 - Fords, NJ is 12, ranking 29,027 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 08863 - Fords, NJ

Travel Index

Travel Index in 08863

98

The Travel Index in 08863 - Fords, NJ is 98, ranking 660 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 08863 - Fords, NJ

12.7 percent of residents in 08863 - Fords, NJ to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.96 cars per household in 08863 - Fords, NJ with an approximate average household size of 2.87 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.1 miles. 08863 - Fords, NJ ranks 2,109 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 0 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Housholds with Cars (%)08863NJUSA
No Cars411.58.7
1 Car3533.832.9
2 Cars3636.137.3
3 Cars1612.414.1
4 or More Cars95.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Travel Method (%)08863NJUSA
Driving Solo80.171.476.6
Driving with One Person5.767.1
Driving with Two People1.21.21.3
Driving with Three People0.20.50.5
Bus2.16.42.5
Taxi00.30.1
Train1.41.91.8
Walk1.33.052.7
Bicycle0.50.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 08863 - Fords, NJ

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Raritan Bay Medical Center 0 Perth Amboy Division0
JFK Medical Center3
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway6

Work Travel Time in 08863 - Fords, NJ

Average Travel Time08863NJUSA
Less than 10 min.11.519.423.3
10 to 14 min.1512.615.3
15 to 19 min.15.213.214.6
20 to 24 min.126.26.4
25 to 29 min.4.713.313.7
30 to 34 min.12.73.12.9
35 to 44 min.6.714.612
45 to 59 min.9.310.56.2
60 or more min.12.85.12.7
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