Overall Health Index

People Index

27

90.4% of the residents in 08873 has health insurance.

Provider Index

93

There are about 7,719 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08873.

Hospital Index

2

The average hospital rating near 08873 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

78

Residents in 08873 travel 6.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

27

90.4% of the residents in 08873 has health insurance.

Provider Index

93

There are about 7,719 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 08873.

Hospital Index

2

The average hospital rating near 08873 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

78

Residents in 08873 travel 6.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 08873 - Somerset, NJ

The Overall Health Index in 08873 - Somerset, NJ is 50, ranking 16,546 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 53,094 residents live in 08873 - Somerset, NJ with a median age of 42.2 years. 20.3 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 16.5 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 52 percent of the residents in 08873 is currently married, and 31.7 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 26.6 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 20.8 percent of the population living in 08873 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 08873 is $7,268. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 08873 - Somerset, NJ is approximately $1,628. That means the residents typically spend about 22.4 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

85.4 percent of the population in 08873 - Somerset, NJ drive to work alone. 7.3 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 54.2 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 16.1 percent of the residents in 08873 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.71 members with about 1.78 cars available per household. Approximately 6 percent of the households in 08873 - Somerset, 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.

24.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 79.1 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 08873 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.2 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 08873 - Somerset, NJ would have to travel an average of 3.9 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Saint Peter's University Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 7,719 physicians accessible to residents who live in 08873 - Somerset, NJ.

Gender Ratio in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Gender (%)08873NJUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Race (%)08873NJUSA
Non-Hispanic White46.867.973
Non-Hispanic Black27.613.512.7
Asian19.69.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.70.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.66.44.9
Two or More Races1.73.84.4

Median Income in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Income (%)08873NJUSA
Under $25,0008.912.116.9
$25,000 to $49,99912.915.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99911.61518.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.212.913.7
$100,000 and More50.544.629.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Livability08873NJUSA
Monthly Income ($)7,2686,3734,897
Housing Costs ($)1,6281,5481,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)22.424.321.9

Education in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Education Level(%)08873NJUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.65.45.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma467.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent2328.327.5
Some College, No Degree15.316.821
Associate's Degree6.76.48.2
Bachelor's Degree26.622.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree20.814.311.4

People Index

People Index in 08873

27

The People Index in 08873 is 27, ranking 24,412 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 08873 - Somerset, NJ

An estimate of 90.4 percent of all residents in 08873 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 08873 - Somerset, NJ who have health insurance is 90.4 percent. 5.5 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 60.7 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.3 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 76 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 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08873NJUSA
No Insurance9.69.712.2
Public Insurance24.628.833
Private Insurance79.171.366.7

Insurance Types in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Insurance Type (%)08873NJUSA
Employer Insurance60.753.646.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.356.2
Medicare5.34.54.6
Medicaid5.511.514.2
TRICARE0.20.92.7
VA0.10.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Income (%)08873NJUSA
Under $25,000768382
$25,000 to $49,999888484
$50,000 to $74,999938788
$75,000 to $99,999928991
$100,000 and More969393

Types of Insurance by Income in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000244540
$25,000 to $49,999125055
$50,000 to $74,99972781
$75,000 to $99,99982183
$100,000 and More41591

Insurance Rate by Age in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Insurance Rate by Age (%)08873NJUSA
Under 18969594
Adults (18-64 years)898584
Seniors (65+ years)98.89899

Residents with Disabilities in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Disability Type08873NJUSA
Any Disability9.310.412.5
Hearing Disability2.32.63.5
Vision Disability1.22.63.5
Cognitive Disability0.711.3
Ambulatory Disability5.95.97
Self-Care Disability0.50.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.45.15.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 08873

93

The Provider Index in 08873 - Somerset, NJ is 93, ranking 2,310 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 08873 - Somerset, NJ

For the 10,767 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 815 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 08873 - Somerset, NJ. An estimate of 74 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 8,782 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius08873NJUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents373338
Dentists per 10,000 residents1098
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18171416
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65292428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 08873

2

The Hospital Index in 08873 - Somerset, NJ is 2, ranking 32,328 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Travel Index

Travel Index in 08873

78

The Travel Index in 08873 - Somerset, NJ is 78, ranking 7,248 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 08873 - Somerset, NJ

13.3 percent of residents in 08873 - Somerset, NJ to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.78 cars per household in 08873 - Somerset, NJ with an approximate average household size of 2.71 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 6.2 miles. 08873 - Somerset, NJ ranks 4,035 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Saint Peter's University Hospital with a distance of 4 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Housholds with Cars (%)08873NJUSA
No Cars611.58.7
1 Car3533.832.9
2 Cars4236.137.3
3 Cars1212.414.1
4 or More Cars65.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Travel Method (%)08873NJUSA
Driving Solo73.371.476.6
Driving with One Person9.167.1
Driving with Two People0.91.21.3
Driving with Three People0.20.50.5
Bus2.56.42.5
Taxi0.30.30.1
Train0.51.91.8
Walk2.93.052.7
Bicycle0.10.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Saint Peter's University Hospital4
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick4
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset6

Work Travel Time in 08873 - Somerset, NJ

Average Travel Time08873NJUSA
Less than 10 min.6.719.423.3
10 to 14 min.12.112.615.3
15 to 19 min.11.713.214.6
20 to 24 min.17.16.26.4
25 to 29 min.6.513.313.7
30 to 34 min.13.33.12.9
35 to 44 min.7.514.612
45 to 59 min.910.56.2
60 or more min.16.15.12.7
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