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Atlantic County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Atlantic County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
275,213
65,338
957,736
348,842
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
275,213
65,338
957,736
348,842
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
275,382
65,157
953,540
347,047
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
274,536
64,830
955,743
345,353
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
274,536
64,830
955,743
345,353
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.2%
0.8%
0.2%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.3%
0.5%
-0.2%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 274,534 64,837 955,732 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 274,549 66,083 905,116 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
5.3%
5.0%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.7%
21.7%
20.6%
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.9%
19.4%
18.3%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.7%
50.9%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.0%
80.2%
71.4%
65.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
17.2%
15.2%
7.8%
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
8.1%
1.1%
17.6%
20.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
2.7%
2.4%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.3%
11.2%
22.7%
16.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
55.1%
71.7%
52.7%
51.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 12,205 3,376 25,380 10,043
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 15.8% 3.3% 31.4% 26.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 132,147 27,736 369,376 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 67.9% 70.6% 65.1% 75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $254,100 $208,200 $561,500 $489,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,124 $1,983 $3,386 $3,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $969 $917 $1,447 $1,323
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,268 $1,165 $1,782 $1,846
Building permits, 2022 762 96 3,953 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 106,640 24,744 350,843 127,566
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.52 2.56 2.69 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.0% 90.9% 91.0% 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 26.7% 7.7% 41.0% 33.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.2% 92.8% 95.7% 97.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.1% 87.3% 93.1% 95.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 88.4% 90.2% 93.0% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 30.1% 22.8% 51.7% 57.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 9.7% 12.1% 4.6% 4.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.9%
6.7%
7.3%
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.1% 60.5% 66.9% 69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 59.3% 58.6% 60.9% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,550,725 83,812 2,559,826 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,202,509 300,510 10,992,664 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 321,160 116,642 3,334,817 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,631,105 574,958 19,846,375 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,447 $9,134 $21,284 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.5 26.6 31.8 31.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $73,113 $73,378 $118,714 $131,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $39,699 $37,904 $60,222 $67,554
Persons in poverty, percent
11.4%
10.7%
7.0%
5.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 6,145 1,139 31,524 9,727
Total employment, 2021 97,552 16,855 401,499 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 4,754,077 1,012,402 29,037,952 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -11.8% 2.5% -9.4% -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 19,524 3,267 104,775 30,115
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,333 950 26,919 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,134 609 17,495 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,010 S 4,815 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 967 S 6,091 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,781 727 18,410 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 267 S 1,007 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,412 719 23,401 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 494.2 195.4 4,105.6 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 494.1 199.1 3,884.5 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 555.51 331.86 232.79 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 555.70 331.90 233.01 301.81
FIPS Code 34001 34033 34003 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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