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Hudson County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey

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Table

Hudson County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
705,472
130,183
572,726
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
705,472
130,183
572,726
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
702,381
129,805
570,417
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
724,858
128,950
575,363
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
724,858
128,950
575,363
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-2.7%
1.0%
-0.5%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-3.1%
0.7%
-0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 724,854 128,947 575,345
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 634,266 128,349 536,499
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
4.3%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
18.7%
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.8%
21.1%
15.3%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
50.6%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
63.1%
89.9%
66.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.4%
2.9%
24.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.2%
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.0%
5.0%
6.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
1.7%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
42.4%
8.0%
34.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
28.2%
82.8%
37.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 11,099 5,104 12,830
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 42.7% 10.4% 31.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 319,636 51,963 211,919
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 32.2% 84.5% 57.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $486,900 $478,600 $458,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,140 $3,038 $3,053
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,257 $1,299 $1,390
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,722 $1,627 $1,570
Building permits, 2022 6,056 483 3,147
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 290,054 49,676 199,996
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.43 2.54 2.83
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 87.7% 90.9% 90.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 57.7% 13.0% 45.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.8% 96.1% 93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.2% 93.2% 90.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 87.2% 95.8% 86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 46.6% 55.5% 38.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.6% 5.4% 5.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
4.6%
11.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 69.8% 65.4% 68.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.3% 61.5% 63.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,579,936 256,520 1,158,054
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,091,133 1,005,379 3,951,007
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,515,020 101,063 3,264,500
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 7,964,867 2,478,717 8,666,629
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $11,837 $19,818 $15,624
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 35.7 33.7 30.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $86,854 $133,534 $95,000
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $51,277 $68,112 $49,666
Persons in poverty, percent
14.2%
4.1%
9.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 13,888 3,704 13,996
Total employment, 2021 227,571 42,410 187,879
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 20,607,111 3,060,575 14,061,185
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.7% -6.4% -8.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 63,717 12,286 50,862
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,353 3,411 11,974
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,822 2,154 7,754
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,248 577 2,127
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,247 302 2,880
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,855 2,736 7,927
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 151 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,936 2,857 10,279
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 15,691.5 301.4 5,598.6
Population per square mile, 2010 13,731.4 300.0 5,216.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 46.19 427.84 102.77
Land area in square miles, 2010 46.19 427.82 102.86
FIPS Code 34017 34019 34039
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.

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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