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Table

New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
9,290,841
348,842
275,213
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
9,290,841
348,842
275,213
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
9,260,817
347,047
275,382
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
9,289,039
345,353
274,536
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
9,289,039
345,353
274,536
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
Z
1.0%
0.2%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.3%
0.5%
0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 345,361 274,534
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 323,444 274,549
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
4.8%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
20.8%
20.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
17.3%
19.9%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.6%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
70.7%
65.6%
71.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.4%
11.0%
17.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.5%
20.7%
8.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.2%
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.9%
16.4%
20.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.9%
51.5%
55.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 299,078 10,043 12,205
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 23.2% 26.9% 15.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 3,785,346 133,445 132,147
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.9% 75.3% 67.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $401,400 $489,500 $254,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,728 $3,063 $2,124
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,175 $1,323 $969
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,577 $1,846 $1,268
Building permits, 2022 36,974 907 762
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 3,438,162 127,566 106,640
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.64 2.67 2.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.8% 90.0% 89.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 32.2% 33.7% 26.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.5% 97.1% 94.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.6% 95.1% 89.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 90.6% 94.0% 88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 42.3% 57.3% 30.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.8% 4.7% 9.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.0%
5.3%
9.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.9% 69.3% 63.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.9% 63.2% 59.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,785,076 941,735 3,550,725
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 74,723,386 2,963,162 2,202,509
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,902,528 705,004 321,160
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 149,171,300 6,750,809 4,631,105
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,783 $20,417 $17,447
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.1 31.3 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $97,126 $131,948 $73,113
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $50,995 $67,554 $39,699
Persons in poverty, percent
9.7%
5.1%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 233,950 9,727 6,145
Total employment, 2021 3,570,543 179,324 97,552
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 256,423,692 17,314,893 4,754,077
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.5% -5.0% -11.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 787,315 30,115 19,524
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 188,322 8,671 5,333
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123,258 5,563 3,134
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 35,466 1,383 1,010
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,061 2,088 967
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 133,485 5,538 3,781
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,138 329 267
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 166,931 7,237 4,412
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,263.0 1,144.1 494.2
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 1,071.7 494.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 7,354.76 301.87 555.51
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 301.81 555.70
FIPS Code 34 34035 34001
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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