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Cape May County, New Jersey; United States; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Cape May County, New Jersey
United States
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
94,610
334,914,895
130,183
348,842
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
94,610
334,914,895
130,183
348,842
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
95,405
333,271,411
129,805
347,047
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
95,262
331,464,948
128,950
345,353
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
95,262
331,464,948
128,950
345,353
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-0.7%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
0.5%
0.7%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 95,263 331,449,281 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,265 308,745,538 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.2%
5.6%
4.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.0%
21.7%
18.7%
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
29.5%
17.3%
21.1%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
50.4%
50.6%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.6%
75.5%
89.9%
65.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.8%
13.6%
2.9%
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.3%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
6.3%
5.0%
20.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.3%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
3.0%
1.7%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.6%
19.1%
8.0%
16.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.7%
58.9%
82.8%
51.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 6,284 17,038,807 5,104 10,043
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 4.7% 13.7% 10.4% 26.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 99,422 143,786,655 51,963 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 78.4% 64.8% 84.5% 75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $372,300 $281,900 $478,600 $489,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,104 $1,828 $3,038 $3,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $895 $584 $1,299 $1,323
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,285 $1,268 $1,627 $1,846
Building permits, 2022 838 1,665,088 483 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 43,277 125,736,353 49,676 127,566
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.16 2.57 2.54 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 87.9% 86.9% 90.9% 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 9.1% 21.7% 13.0% 33.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.9% 94.0% 96.1% 97.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.8% 88.3% 93.2% 95.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 93.9% 89.1% 95.8% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 35.9% 34.3% 55.5% 57.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.1% 8.9% 5.4% 4.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.6%
9.3%
4.6%
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 55.8% 63.0% 65.4% 69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 51.8% 58.5% 61.5% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 757,023 938,237,077 256,520 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 467,660 2,527,903,275 1,005,379 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,129 895,225,411 101,063 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,935,515 4,949,601,481 2,478,717 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,749 $15,224 $19,818 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 22.4 26.7 33.7 31.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $83,870 $75,149 $133,534 $131,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $51,344 $41,261 $68,112 $67,554
Persons in poverty, percent
9.6%
11.5%
4.1%
5.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 3,764 8,148,606 3,704 9,727
Total employment, 2021 26,195 128,346,299 42,410 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,349,802 8,278,573,947 3,060,575 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -3.0% -4.3% -6.4% -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 8,600 28,477,518 12,286 30,115
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,450 5,744,643 3,411 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,043 3,480,438 2,154 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 773 1,134,549 577 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 180 1,014,958 302 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,042 4,371,152 2,736 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 144 351,237 151 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,960 4,968,606 2,857 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 378.7 93.8 301.4 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 386.9 87.4 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 251.52 3,533,038.28 427.84 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 251.43 3,531,905.43 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34009 1 34019 34035
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.

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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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