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Cape May County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Cape May County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
95,263
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 95,263
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
28.2%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 6,582
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 4.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 99,494
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 78.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $318,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,963
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $829
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,197
Building permits, 2021 917
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 41,971
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.22
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 8.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 35.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 10.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 56.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 52.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 757,023
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 467,660
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,129
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,935,515
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,749
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 22.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $76,237
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,689
Persons in poverty, percent
9.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,729
Total employment, 2020 27,000
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,161,362
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 8,698
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,450
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,043
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 773
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 180
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,042
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 144
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,960
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 378.7
Population per square mile, 2010 386.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 251.52
Land area in square miles, 2010 251.43
FIPS Code 34009
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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120,000
240,000
360,000
480,000
Cape May County, New Jersey
95,661
Atlantic County, New Jersey
274,966
Burlington County, New Jersey
464,269
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120,000
240,000
360,000
480,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

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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