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Middlesex County, New Jersey; Warren County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Middlesex County, New Jersey
Warren County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
863,623
111,252
130,183
348,842
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
863,623
111,252
130,183
348,842
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
861,094
110,903
129,805
347,047
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
863,202
109,637
128,950
345,353
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
863,202
109,637
128,950
345,353
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
Z
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.2%
1.2%
0.7%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 863,162 109,632 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 809,858 108,692 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
4.8%
4.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
19.0%
18.7%
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.3%
19.8%
21.1%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.3%
50.6%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
57.8%
87.0%
89.9%
65.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.9%
7.2%
2.9%
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.5%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
26.1%
3.2%
5.0%
20.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.0%
1.7%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
23.2%
12.4%
8.0%
16.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.9%
76.7%
82.8%
51.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 22,600 5,456 5,104 10,043
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 34.1% 9.9% 10.4% 26.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 317,338 46,787 51,963 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.8% 72.8% 84.5% 75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $411,900 $302,300 $478,600 $489,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,775 $2,271 $3,038 $3,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,174 $1,003 $1,299 $1,323
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,739 $1,292 $1,627 $1,846
Building permits, 2022 2,474 306 483 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 301,967 44,370 49,676 127,566
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.76 2.43 2.54 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.4% 91.1% 90.9% 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 46.3% 13.8% 13.0% 33.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.3% 93.1% 96.1% 97.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 92.1% 89.4% 93.2% 95.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.7% 93.8% 95.8% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 45.1% 35.5% 55.5% 57.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.0% 7.8% 5.4% 4.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
6.9%
4.6%
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.4% 65.9% 65.4% 69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.0% 60.6% 61.5% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,790,517 169,022 256,520 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,618,597 521,865 1,005,379 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,487,136 137,097 101,063 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 14,855,971 1,616,110 2,478,717 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,964 $15,281 $19,818 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 33.0 34.0 33.7 31.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $105,206 $92,620 $133,534 $131,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,196 $45,517 $68,112 $67,554
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
7.0%
4.1%
5.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 21,897 2,362 3,704 9,727
Total employment, 2021 395,031 27,447 42,410 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 29,193,608 1,562,529 3,060,575 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -4.7% -5.1% -6.4% -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 67,844 7,905 12,286 30,115
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,457 2,113 3,411 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,407 1,374 2,154 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,619 325 577 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,860 270 302 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,835 1,616 2,736 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 118 151 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 15,981 1,760 2,857 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,791.4 307.5 301.4 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 2,621.6 304.5 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 309.22 356.54 427.84 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 308.91 356.92 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34023 34041 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.

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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