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Middlesex County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey

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Table

Middlesex County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
861,094
275,382
570,417
644,228
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
863,623
275,213
572,726
642,799
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
861,094
275,382
570,417
644,228
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
863,202
274,536
575,363
643,612
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
863,202
274,536
575,363
643,612
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
Z
0.2%
-0.5%
-0.1%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.2%
0.3%
-0.9%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 863,162 274,534 575,345 643,615
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 809,858 274,549 536,499 630,380
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.2%
6.0%
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
20.7%
23.2%
20.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.3%
19.9%
15.3%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.1%
50.5%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
57.8%
71.0%
66.3%
84.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.9%
17.2%
24.0%
7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.7%
1.0%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
26.1%
8.1%
6.2%
5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.9%
2.3%
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
23.2%
20.3%
34.0%
11.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.9%
55.1%
37.6%
74.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 22,600 12,205 12,830 22,168
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 34.1% 15.8% 31.6% 13.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 317,338 132,147 211,919 270,238
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.8% 67.9% 57.7% 75.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $411,900 $254,100 $458,000 $519,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,775 $2,124 $3,053 $2,976
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,174 $969 $1,390 $1,272
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,739 $1,268 $1,570 $1,683
Building permits, 2022 2,474 762 3,147 2,394
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 301,967 106,640 199,996 248,117
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.76 2.52 2.83 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.4% 89.0% 90.1% 91.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 46.3% 26.7% 45.6% 17.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.3% 94.2% 93.9% 95.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 92.1% 89.1% 90.8% 92.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.7% 88.4% 86.8% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 45.1% 30.1% 38.3% 49.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.0% 9.7% 5.7% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
9.9%
11.7%
6.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.4% 63.1% 68.8% 66.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.0% 59.3% 63.5% 60.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,790,517 3,550,725 1,158,054 1,798,734
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,618,597 2,202,509 3,951,007 6,222,476
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,487,136 321,160 3,264,500 824,577
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 14,855,971 4,631,105 8,666,629 12,274,645
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,964 $17,447 $15,624 $19,730
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 33.0 25.5 30.6 33.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $105,206 $73,113 $95,000 $118,527
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,196 $39,699 $49,666 $62,998
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
11.4%
9.6%
6.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 21,897 6,145 13,996 19,326
Total employment, 2021 395,031 97,552 187,879 230,900
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 29,193,608 4,754,077 14,061,185 14,427,799
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -4.7% -11.8% -8.4% -7.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 67,844 19,524 50,862 61,485
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,457 5,333 11,974 16,436
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,407 3,134 7,754 10,628
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,619 1,010 2,127 3,102
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,860 967 2,880 2,497
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,835 3,781 7,927 12,686
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 267 S 704
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 15,981 4,412 10,279 14,456
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,791.4 494.2 5,598.6 1,374.7
Population per square mile, 2010 2,621.6 494.1 5,216.1 1,344.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 309.22 555.51 102.77 468.18
Land area in square miles, 2010 308.91 555.70 102.86 468.79
FIPS Code 34023 34001 34039 34025
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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