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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey

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Table

Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
129,805
849,724
151,347
861,094
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
130,183
851,117
152,326
863,623
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
129,805
849,724
151,347
861,094
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
128,950
862,768
154,160
863,202
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
128,950
862,768
154,160
863,202
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
1.0%
-1.4%
-1.2%
Z
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.7%
-1.5%
-1.8%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,947 863,728 154,152 863,162
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 783,969 156,898 809,858
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
6.1%
6.1%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.7%
23.3%
24.0%
21.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.1%
14.4%
16.3%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
51.3%
49.2%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.9%
48.5%
71.1%
57.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.9%
41.4%
22.4%
12.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.9%
1.6%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.0%
6.6%
1.6%
26.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.5%
3.2%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.0%
24.6%
33.6%
23.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
82.8%
29.5%
43.9%
38.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 5,104 17,928 5,597 22,600
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 10.4% 29.0% 10.9% 34.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 51,963 336,552 57,258 317,338
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 84.5% 44.7% 66.0% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $478,600 $466,500 $192,900 $411,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,038 $3,148 $1,808 $2,775
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,299 $1,466 $812 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,627 $1,404 $1,202 $1,739
Building permits, 2022 483 3,470 120 2,474
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 49,676 312,942 52,584 301,967
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.54 2.66 2.72 2.76
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.9% 89.1% 90.4% 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 13.0% 37.1% 28.0% 46.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 96.1% 93.3% 91.5% 95.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.2% 85.9% 85.5% 92.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 95.8% 86.9% 81.2% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 55.5% 37.4% 17.3% 45.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.4% 8.4% 10.6% 6.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.6%
11.7%
11.2%
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.4% 66.2% 56.7% 66.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.5% 61.7% 56.2% 60.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 256,520 1,883,319 184,497 1,790,517
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,005,379 8,098,958 1,121,883 6,618,597
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 101,063 8,310,644 297,878 4,487,136
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,478,717 9,070,865 2,010,967 14,855,971
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,818 $11,378 $13,305 $17,964
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 33.7 33.8 24.4 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $133,534 $73,785 $62,310 $105,206
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $68,112 $45,946 $32,551 $47,196
Persons in poverty, percent
4.1%
15.6%
15.5%
8.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 3,704 19,179 2,772 21,897
Total employment, 2021 42,410 266,154 44,581 395,031
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 3,060,575 20,331,478 2,134,196 29,193,608
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.4% -11.0% -3.7% -4.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 12,286 75,558 7,065 67,844
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,411 16,516 2,555 18,457
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,154 10,308 1,540 11,407
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 577 3,059 S 3,619
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 302 4,106 S 6,860
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,736 10,415 1,750 9,835
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 151 588 132 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,857 14,009 2,024 15,981
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 301.4 6,850.4 318.9 2,791.4
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 6,211.5 324.4 2,621.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 427.84 126.09 483.36 309.22
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 126.21 483.70 308.91
FIPS Code 34019 34013 34011 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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