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Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)

Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
346,875
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
346,875
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
345,356
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
65.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
16.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
51.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 10,043
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 26.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $489,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,323
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,846
Building permits, 2022 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 127,566
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 33.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 97.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 95.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 57.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 4.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $131,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $67,554
Persons in poverty, percent
5.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 9,727
Total employment, 2021 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 28,926
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81
FIPS Code 34035
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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96,000
192,000
288,000
384,000
Mercer County, New Jersey
380,688
Somerset County, New Jersey
346,875
Cape May County, New Jersey
95,634
Salem County, New Jersey
65,117
0
96,000
192,000
288,000
384,000
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.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 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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