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Passaic County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey

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Table

Passaic County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
513,634
655,663
65,157
145,575
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
513,395
659,197
65,338
146,132
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
513,634
655,663
65,157
145,575
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
525,054
637,235
64,830
144,220
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
525,054
637,235
64,830
144,220
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-2.2%
3.4%
0.8%
1.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-2.2%
2.9%
0.5%
0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 524,118 637,229 64,837 144,221
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 501,226 576,567 66,083 149,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
7.3%
5.3%
4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.4%
24.6%
21.7%
19.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.9%
22.8%
19.4%
19.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.3%
50.7%
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.0%
92.2%
80.2%
92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
3.9%
15.2%
3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.3%
0.7%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.1%
2.1%
1.1%
2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
1.5%
2.7%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
44.3%
10.2%
11.2%
11.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.8%
83.3%
71.7%
82.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 11,395 32,332 3,376 6,349
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 32.5% 7.8% 3.3% 8.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 185,507 295,648 27,736 62,843
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 52.4% 79.9% 70.6% 84.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $413,500 $343,500 $208,200 $322,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,898 $2,252 $1,983 $2,380
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,358 $873 $917 $1,057
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,484 $1,639 $1,165 $1,501
Building permits, 2022 1,186 3,791 96 226
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 177,209 239,466 24,744 56,348
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.89 2.64 2.56 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.4% 90.8% 90.9% 91.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 50.2% 12.1% 7.7% 10.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.4% 91.9% 92.8% 95.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.5% 86.1% 87.3% 93.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 85.2% 93.1% 90.2% 95.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 30.1% 32.9% 22.8% 39.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.4% 7.1% 12.1% 7.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.2%
6.4%
6.7%
5.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.5% 58.7% 60.5% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.8% 55.0% 58.6% 64.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 816,949 1,114,823 83,812 274,226
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,127,286 4,219,515 300,510 662,924
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 615,780 378,392 116,642 76,344
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,086,803 8,720,101 574,958 1,832,807
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,032 $14,642 $9,134 $12,974
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 27.2 30.8 26.6 36.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $84,465 $82,379 $73,378 $111,094
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $38,932 $42,497 $37,904 $54,124
Persons in poverty, percent
12.4%
11.2%
10.7%
5.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 12,000 14,246 1,139 3,133
Total employment, 2021 134,066 147,451 16,855 29,788
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 7,831,307 7,039,346 1,012,402 1,544,718
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.1% -3.9% 2.5% -6.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 47,732 50,043 3,267 11,839
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,865 11,680 950 3,109
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,345 7,594 609 1,998
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,770 1,977 S 536
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,393 1,121 S 366
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,559 9,664 727 2,493
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 499 525 S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,533 10,142 719 2,684
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,817.6 1,014.2 195.4 278.1
Population per square mile, 2010 2,715.3 917.0 199.1 287.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 186.01 628.29 331.86 518.66
Land area in square miles, 2010 184.59 628.78 331.90 519.01
FIPS Code 34031 34029 34033 34037
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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