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Camden County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey

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Table

Camden County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
524,649
570,417
145,575
380,779
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
527,196
572,726
146,132
381,671
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
524,649
570,417
145,575
380,779
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
523,498
575,363
144,220
387,328
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
523,498
575,363
144,220
387,328
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.7%
-0.5%
1.3%
-1.5%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
-0.9%
0.9%
-1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 523,485 575,345 144,221 387,340
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 513,657 536,499 149,265 366,513
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.0%
4.7%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
23.2%
19.2%
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
15.3%
19.2%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
50.5%
49.6%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
67.7%
66.3%
92.2%
61.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.3%
24.0%
3.3%
21.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
1.0%
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.3%
6.2%
2.3%
13.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
2.3%
1.8%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.0%
34.0%
11.6%
20.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.7%
37.6%
82.0%
45.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 21,684 12,830 6,349 11,286
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 11.8% 31.6% 8.1% 24.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 213,843 211,919 62,843 150,710
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 65.4% 57.7% 84.8% 62.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $241,300 $458,000 $322,300 $327,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,125 $3,053 $2,380 $2,519
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,076 $1,390 $1,057 $1,085
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,264 $1,570 $1,501 $1,454
Building permits, 2022 1,134 3,147 226 643
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 198,757 199,996 56,348 139,549
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.60 2.83 2.54 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.0% 90.1% 91.4% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 20.9% 45.6% 10.6% 32.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.7% 93.9% 95.8% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.7% 90.8% 93.0% 88.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.3% 86.8% 95.4% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 34.3% 38.3% 39.0% 44.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.4% 5.7% 7.4% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.5%
11.7%
5.7%
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.3% 68.8% 68.4% 63.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 62.1% 63.5% 64.6% 58.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 913,267 1,158,054 274,226 912,819
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,497,525 3,951,007 662,924 3,364,811
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,096,507 3,264,500 76,344 511,670
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,810,615 8,666,629 1,832,807 7,573,863
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,447 $15,624 $12,974 $20,554
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 28.0 30.6 36.6 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $82,005 $95,000 $111,094 $92,697
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $42,398 $49,666 $54,124 $50,053
Persons in poverty, percent
12.4%
9.6%
5.9%
10.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 11,459 13,996 3,133 9,706
Total employment, 2021 179,579 187,879 29,788 187,231
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 10,706,741 14,061,185 1,544,718 15,180,911
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.7% -8.4% -6.5% -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 37,155 50,862 11,839 28,559
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,513 11,974 3,109 8,207
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,993 7,754 1,998 4,988
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,690 2,127 536 1,404
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,727 2,880 366 1,843
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,734 7,927 2,493 5,099
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 454 S S 317
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,938 10,279 2,684 6,654
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,364.9 5,598.6 278.1 1,725.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,321.5 5,216.1 287.6 1,632.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 221.36 102.77 518.66 224.44
Land area in square miles, 2010 221.26 102.86 519.01 224.56
FIPS Code 34007 34039 34037 34021
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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