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Camden County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey

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Table

Camden County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
527,196
851,117
348,842
514,423
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
527,196
851,117
348,842
514,423
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
524,649
849,724
347,047
511,219
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
523,498
862,768
345,353
509,288
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
523,498
862,768
345,353
509,288
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.7%
-1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
-1.5%
0.5%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 523,485 863,728 345,361 509,285
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 513,657 783,969 323,444 492,276
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.1%
4.8%
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
23.3%
20.8%
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
14.4%
17.3%
18.4%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
51.3%
50.6%
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
67.7%
48.5%
65.6%
81.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.3%
41.4%
11.0%
4.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.9%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.3%
6.6%
20.7%
11.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
2.5%
2.2%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.0%
24.6%
16.4%
14.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.7%
29.5%
51.5%
68.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 21,684 17,928 10,043 15,272
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 11.8% 29.0% 26.9% 19.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 213,843 336,552 133,445 198,987
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 65.4% 44.7% 75.3% 73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $241,300 $466,500 $489,500 $531,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,125 $3,148 $3,063 $3,210
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,076 $1,466 $1,323 $1,331
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,264 $1,404 $1,846 $1,814
Building permits, 2022 1,134 3,470 907 2,163
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 198,757 312,942 127,566 189,607
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.60 2.66 2.67 2.64
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.0% 89.1% 90.0% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 20.9% 37.1% 33.7% 25.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.7% 93.3% 97.1% 96.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.7% 85.9% 95.1% 94.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.3% 86.9% 94.0% 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 34.3% 37.4% 57.3% 57.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.4% 8.4% 4.7% 5.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.5%
11.7%
5.3%
5.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.3% 66.2% 69.3% 67.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 62.1% 61.7% 63.2% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 913,267 1,883,319 941,735 1,574,724
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,497,525 8,098,958 2,963,162 5,330,026
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,096,507 8,310,644 705,004 1,213,602
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,810,615 9,070,865 6,750,809 10,433,242
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,447 $11,378 $20,417 $21,120
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 28.0 33.8 31.3 30.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $82,005 $73,785 $131,948 $130,808
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $42,398 $45,946 $67,554 $67,555
Persons in poverty, percent
12.4%
15.6%
5.1%
4.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 11,459 19,179 9,727 16,298
Total employment, 2021 179,579 266,154 179,324 275,550
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 10,706,741 20,331,478 17,314,893 25,720,190
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.7% -11.0% -5.0% -9.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 37,155 75,558 30,115 47,295
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,513 16,516 8,671 14,269
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,993 10,308 5,563 9,013
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,690 3,059 1,383 2,433
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,727 4,106 2,088 2,092
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,734 10,415 5,538 10,639
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 454 588 329 595
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,938 14,009 7,237 12,129
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,364.9 6,850.4 1,144.1 1,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,321.5 6,211.5 1,071.7 1,069.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 221.36 126.09 301.87 460.97
Land area in square miles, 2010 221.26 126.21 301.81 460.18
FIPS Code 34007 34013 34035 34027
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.

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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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