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Somerset County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
348,842
642,799
130,183
469,167
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
348,842
642,799
130,183
469,167
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
347,047
644,228
129,805
466,101
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
345,353
643,612
128,950
461,869
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
345,353
643,612
128,950
461,869
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
1.0%
-0.1%
1.0%
1.6%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.5%
0.1%
0.7%
0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 643,615 128,947 461,860
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 630,380 128,349 448,734
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
4.9%
4.3%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
20.4%
18.7%
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
19.4%
21.1%
18.4%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
50.9%
50.6%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
65.6%
84.7%
89.9%
71.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.0%
7.3%
2.9%
19.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.3%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.7%
5.8%
5.0%
6.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
1.9%
1.7%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
16.4%
11.7%
8.0%
9.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
51.5%
74.5%
82.8%
64.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 10,043 22,168 5,104 25,692
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 26.9% 13.2% 10.4% 10.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 133,445 270,238 51,963 186,192
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 75.3% 75.6% 84.5% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $489,500 $519,300 $478,600 $304,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,063 $2,976 $3,038 $2,326
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,323 $1,272 $1,299 $1,031
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,846 $1,683 $1,627 $1,575
Building permits, 2022 907 2,394 483 1,998
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 127,566 248,117 49,676 174,454
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.67 2.57 2.54 2.59
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.0% 91.5% 90.9% 88.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 33.7% 17.4% 13.0% 13.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 97.1% 95.3% 96.1% 95.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 95.1% 92.5% 93.2% 92.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 94.0% 94.3% 95.8% 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 57.3% 49.9% 55.5% 41.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 4.7% 6.5% 5.4% 7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.3%
6.0%
4.6%
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 69.3% 66.4% 65.4% 64.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.2% 60.8% 61.5% 61.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 1,798,734 256,520 902,336
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 6,222,476 1,005,379 3,281,131
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 824,577 101,063 942,127
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 12,274,645 2,478,717 8,223,094
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $19,730 $19,818 $18,428
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.3 33.6 33.7 29.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $131,948 $118,527 $133,534 $102,615
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $67,554 $62,998 $68,112 $51,549
Persons in poverty, percent
5.1%
6.3%
4.1%
6.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 9,727 19,326 3,704 10,438
Total employment, 2021 179,324 230,900 42,410 180,387
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 17,314,893 14,427,799 3,060,575 11,400,877
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -5.0% -7.5% -6.4% -7.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 30,115 61,485 12,286 32,654
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 16,436 3,411 8,532
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 10,628 2,154 5,370
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 3,102 577 1,461
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 2,497 302 1,247
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 12,686 2,736 6,313
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 704 151 420
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 14,456 2,857 7,063
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 1,374.7 301.4 577.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 1,344.7 300.0 561.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 468.18 427.84 799.29
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 468.79 427.82 798.58
FIPS Code 34035 34025 34019 34005
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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