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New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey

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Table

New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
9,290,841
642,799
348,842
381,671
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
9,290,841
642,799
348,842
381,671
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
9,260,817
644,228
347,047
380,779
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
9,289,039
643,612
345,353
387,328
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
9,289,039
643,612
345,353
387,328
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
Z
-0.1%
1.0%
-1.5%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.3%
0.1%
0.5%
-1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 643,615 345,361 387,340
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 630,380 323,444 366,513
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
4.9%
4.8%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
20.4%
20.8%
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
19.4%
17.3%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.9%
50.6%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
70.7%
84.7%
65.6%
61.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.4%
7.3%
11.0%
21.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.5%
5.8%
20.7%
13.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
1.9%
2.2%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.9%
11.7%
16.4%
20.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.9%
74.5%
51.5%
45.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 299,078 22,168 10,043 11,286
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 23.2% 13.2% 26.9% 24.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 3,785,346 270,238 133,445 150,710
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.9% 75.6% 75.3% 62.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $401,400 $519,300 $489,500 $327,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,728 $2,976 $3,063 $2,519
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,175 $1,272 $1,323 $1,085
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,577 $1,683 $1,846 $1,454
Building permits, 2022 36,974 2,394 907 643
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 3,438,162 248,117 127,566 139,549
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.64 2.57 2.67 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.8% 91.5% 90.0% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 32.2% 17.4% 33.7% 32.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.5% 95.3% 97.1% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.6% 92.5% 95.1% 88.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 90.6% 94.3% 94.0% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 42.3% 49.9% 57.3% 44.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.8% 6.5% 4.7% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.0%
6.0%
5.3%
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.9% 66.4% 69.3% 63.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.9% 60.8% 63.2% 58.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,785,076 1,798,734 941,735 912,819
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 74,723,386 6,222,476 2,963,162 3,364,811
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,902,528 824,577 705,004 511,670
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 149,171,300 12,274,645 6,750,809 7,573,863
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,783 $19,730 $20,417 $20,554
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.1 33.6 31.3 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $97,126 $118,527 $131,948 $92,697
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $50,995 $62,998 $67,554 $50,053
Persons in poverty, percent
9.7%
6.3%
5.1%
10.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 233,950 19,326 9,727 9,706
Total employment, 2021 3,570,543 230,900 179,324 187,231
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 256,423,692 14,427,799 17,314,893 15,180,911
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.5% -7.5% -5.0% -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 787,315 61,485 30,115 28,559
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 188,322 16,436 8,671 8,207
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123,258 10,628 5,563 4,988
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 35,466 3,102 1,383 1,404
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,061 2,497 2,088 1,843
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 133,485 12,686 5,538 5,099
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,138 704 329 317
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 166,931 14,456 7,237 6,654
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,263.0 1,374.7 1,144.1 1,725.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 1,344.7 1,071.7 1,632.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 7,354.76 468.18 301.87 224.44
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 468.79 301.81 224.56
FIPS Code 34 34025 34035 34021
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.

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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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