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Middlesex County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey

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Table

Middlesex County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
863,623
130,183
851,117
514,423
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
863,623
130,183
851,117
514,423
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
861,094
129,805
849,724
511,219
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
863,202
128,950
862,768
509,288
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
863,202
128,950
862,768
509,288
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
Z
1.0%
-1.4%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.2%
0.7%
-1.5%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 863,162 128,947 863,728 509,285
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 809,858 128,349 783,969 492,276
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
4.3%
6.1%
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
18.7%
23.3%
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.3%
21.1%
14.4%
18.4%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.6%
51.3%
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
57.8%
89.9%
48.5%
81.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.9%
2.9%
41.4%
4.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.2%
0.9%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
26.1%
5.0%
6.6%
11.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
1.7%
2.5%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
23.2%
8.0%
24.6%
14.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.9%
82.8%
29.5%
68.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 22,600 5,104 17,928 15,272
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 34.1% 10.4% 29.0% 19.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 317,338 51,963 336,552 198,987
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.8% 84.5% 44.7% 73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $411,900 $478,600 $466,500 $531,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,775 $3,038 $3,148 $3,210
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,174 $1,299 $1,466 $1,331
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,739 $1,627 $1,404 $1,814
Building permits, 2022 2,474 483 3,470 2,163
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 301,967 49,676 312,942 189,607
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.76 2.54 2.66 2.64
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.4% 90.9% 89.1% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 46.3% 13.0% 37.1% 25.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.3% 96.1% 93.3% 96.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 92.1% 93.2% 85.9% 94.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.7% 95.8% 86.9% 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 45.1% 55.5% 37.4% 57.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.0% 5.4% 8.4% 5.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
4.6%
11.7%
5.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.4% 65.4% 66.2% 67.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.0% 61.5% 61.7% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,790,517 256,520 1,883,319 1,574,724
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,618,597 1,005,379 8,098,958 5,330,026
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,487,136 101,063 8,310,644 1,213,602
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 14,855,971 2,478,717 9,070,865 10,433,242
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,964 $19,818 $11,378 $21,120
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 33.0 33.7 33.8 30.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $105,206 $133,534 $73,785 $130,808
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,196 $68,112 $45,946 $67,555
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
4.1%
15.6%
4.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 21,897 3,704 19,179 16,298
Total employment, 2021 395,031 42,410 266,154 275,550
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 29,193,608 3,060,575 20,331,478 25,720,190
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -4.7% -6.4% -11.0% -9.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 67,844 12,286 75,558 47,295
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,457 3,411 16,516 14,269
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,407 2,154 10,308 9,013
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,619 577 3,059 2,433
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,860 302 4,106 2,092
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,835 2,736 10,415 10,639
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 151 588 595
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 15,981 2,857 14,009 12,129
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,791.4 301.4 6,850.4 1,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,621.6 300.0 6,211.5 1,069.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 309.22 427.84 126.09 460.97
Land area in square miles, 2010 308.91 427.82 126.21 460.18
FIPS Code 34023 34019 34013 34027
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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