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Bergen County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey

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Table

Bergen County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
957,736
514,423
65,338
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
957,736
514,423
65,338
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
953,540
511,219
65,157
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
955,743
509,288
64,830
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
955,743
509,288
64,830
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.2%
1.0%
0.8%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.2%
0.4%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 955,732 509,285 64,837
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 905,116 492,276 66,083
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
4.9%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
20.3%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
18.4%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
50.3%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.4%
81.8%
80.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.8%
4.2%
15.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.4%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.6%
11.6%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.1%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
22.7%
14.9%
11.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.7%
68.5%
71.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 25,380 15,272 3,376
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 31.4% 19.3% 3.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 369,376 198,987 27,736
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 65.1% 73.8% 70.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $561,500 $531,800 $208,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,386 $3,210 $1,983
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,447 $1,331 $917
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,782 $1,814 $1,165
Building permits, 2022 3,953 2,163 96
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 350,843 189,607 24,744
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.69 2.64 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.0% 90.9% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 41.0% 25.1% 7.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.7% 96.1% 92.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.1% 94.0% 87.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 93.0% 95.1% 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 51.7% 57.1% 22.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 4.6% 5.1% 12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.3%
5.6%
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.9% 67.8% 60.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.9% 61.7% 58.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,559,826 1,574,724 83,812
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,992,664 5,330,026 300,510
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,334,817 1,213,602 116,642
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 19,846,375 10,433,242 574,958
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,284 $21,120 $9,134
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.8 30.2 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $118,714 $130,808 $73,378
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $60,222 $67,555 $37,904
Persons in poverty, percent
7.0%
4.4%
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 31,524 16,298 1,139
Total employment, 2021 401,499 275,550 16,855
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 29,037,952 25,720,190 1,012,402
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -9.4% -9.0% 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 104,775 47,295 3,267
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 26,919 14,269 950
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 17,495 9,013 609
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,815 2,433 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,091 2,092 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,410 10,639 727
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,007 595 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 23,401 12,129 719
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,105.6 1,104.8 195.4
Population per square mile, 2010 3,884.5 1,069.8 199.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 232.79 460.97 331.86
Land area in square miles, 2010 233.01 460.18 331.90
FIPS Code 34003 34027 34033
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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