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Camden County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey

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Table

Camden County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
524,649
655,663
347,047
861,094
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
527,196
659,197
348,842
863,623
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
524,649
655,663
347,047
861,094
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
523,498
637,235
345,353
863,202
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
523,498
637,235
345,353
863,202
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.7%
3.4%
1.0%
Z
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
2.9%
0.5%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 523,485 637,229 345,361 863,162
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 513,657 576,567 323,444 809,858
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
7.3%
4.8%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
24.6%
20.8%
21.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
22.8%
17.3%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
51.3%
50.6%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
67.7%
92.2%
65.6%
57.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.3%
3.9%
11.0%
12.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.3%
2.1%
20.7%
26.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
1.5%
2.2%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.0%
10.2%
16.4%
23.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.7%
83.3%
51.5%
38.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 21,684 32,332 10,043 22,600
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 11.8% 7.8% 26.9% 34.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 213,843 295,648 133,445 317,338
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 65.4% 79.9% 75.3% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $241,300 $343,500 $489,500 $411,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,125 $2,252 $3,063 $2,775
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,076 $873 $1,323 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,264 $1,639 $1,846 $1,739
Building permits, 2022 1,134 3,791 907 2,474
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 198,757 239,466 127,566 301,967
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.60 2.64 2.67 2.76
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.0% 90.8% 90.0% 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 20.9% 12.1% 33.7% 46.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.7% 91.9% 97.1% 95.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.7% 86.1% 95.1% 92.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.3% 93.1% 94.0% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 34.3% 32.9% 57.3% 45.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.4% 7.1% 4.7% 6.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.5%
6.4%
5.3%
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.3% 58.7% 69.3% 66.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 62.1% 55.0% 63.2% 60.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 913,267 1,114,823 941,735 1,790,517
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,497,525 4,219,515 2,963,162 6,618,597
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,096,507 378,392 705,004 4,487,136
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,810,615 8,720,101 6,750,809 14,855,971
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,447 $14,642 $20,417 $17,964
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 28.0 30.8 31.3 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $82,005 $82,379 $131,948 $105,206
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $42,398 $42,497 $67,554 $47,196
Persons in poverty, percent
12.4%
11.2%
5.1%
8.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 11,459 14,246 9,727 21,897
Total employment, 2021 179,579 147,451 179,324 395,031
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 10,706,741 7,039,346 17,314,893 29,193,608
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.7% -3.9% -5.0% -4.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 37,155 50,043 30,115 67,844
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,513 11,680 8,671 18,457
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,993 7,594 5,563 11,407
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,690 1,977 1,383 3,619
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,727 1,121 2,088 6,860
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,734 9,664 5,538 9,835
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 454 525 329 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,938 10,142 7,237 15,981
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,364.9 1,014.2 1,144.1 2,791.4
Population per square mile, 2010 2,321.5 917.0 1,071.7 2,621.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 221.36 628.29 301.87 309.22
Land area in square miles, 2010 221.26 628.78 301.81 308.91
FIPS Code 34007 34029 34035 34023
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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