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Morris County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey

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Table

Morris County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
511,219
95,405
570,417
65,157
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
514,423
94,610
572,726
65,338
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
511,219
95,405
570,417
65,157
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
509,288
95,262
575,363
64,830
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
509,288
95,262
575,363
64,830
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
1.0%
-0.7%
-0.5%
0.8%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.4%
0.2%
-0.9%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 509,285 95,263 575,345 64,837
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 492,276 97,265 536,499 66,083
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
4.2%
6.0%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.3%
17.0%
23.2%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.4%
29.5%
15.3%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
51.3%
50.5%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
81.8%
91.6%
66.3%
80.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.2%
4.8%
24.0%
15.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
1.0%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
11.6%
1.0%
6.2%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
2.0%
2.3%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
14.9%
8.6%
34.0%
11.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
68.5%
84.7%
37.6%
71.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 15,272 6,284 12,830 3,376
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 19.3% 4.7% 31.6% 3.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 198,987 99,422 211,919 27,736
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 73.8% 78.4% 57.7% 70.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $531,800 $372,300 $458,000 $208,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,210 $2,104 $3,053 $1,983
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,331 $895 $1,390 $917
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,814 $1,285 $1,570 $1,165
Building permits, 2022 2,163 838 3,147 96
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 189,607 43,277 199,996 24,744
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.64 2.16 2.83 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.9% 87.9% 90.1% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 25.1% 9.1% 45.6% 7.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 96.1% 94.9% 93.9% 92.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 94.0% 89.8% 90.8% 87.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 95.1% 93.9% 86.8% 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 57.1% 35.9% 38.3% 22.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.1% 10.1% 5.7% 12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.6%
7.6%
11.7%
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 67.8% 55.8% 68.8% 60.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.7% 51.8% 63.5% 58.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,574,724 757,023 1,158,054 83,812
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,330,026 467,660 3,951,007 300,510
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,213,602 23,129 3,264,500 116,642
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,433,242 1,935,515 8,666,629 574,958
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,120 $20,749 $15,624 $9,134
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 30.2 22.4 30.6 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $130,808 $83,870 $95,000 $73,378
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $67,555 $51,344 $49,666 $37,904
Persons in poverty, percent
4.4%
9.6%
9.6%
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 16,298 3,764 13,996 1,139
Total employment, 2021 275,550 26,195 187,879 16,855
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 25,720,190 1,349,802 14,061,185 1,012,402
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -9.0% -3.0% -8.4% 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 47,295 8,600 50,862 3,267
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 14,269 3,450 11,974 950
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,013 2,043 7,754 609
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,433 773 2,127 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,092 180 2,880 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,639 3,042 7,927 727
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 595 144 S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,129 2,960 10,279 719
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,104.8 378.7 5,598.6 195.4
Population per square mile, 2010 1,069.8 386.9 5,216.1 199.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 460.97 251.52 102.77 331.86
Land area in square miles, 2010 460.18 251.43 102.86 331.90
FIPS Code 34027 34009 34039 34033
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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