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New Jersey; Illinois; Virginia

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

New Jersey
Illinois
Virginia
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 40.7% 35.5% 39.5%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
9,267,130
12,671,469
8,642,274
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
9,288,994
12,812,508
8,631,393
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
-1.1%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 12,812,508 8,631,393
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 12,830,632 8,001,024
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
5.6%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
22.1%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.9%
16.6%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.6%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.1%
76.3%
68.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.3%
14.7%
20.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.3%
6.1%
7.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.2%
3.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.5%
18.0%
10.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.5%
60.0%
60.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 313,928 553,593 674,242
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 22.7% 13.9% 12.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 3,780,004 5,440,401 3,652,388
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 64.0% 66.3% 66.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $343,500 $202,100 $282,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,476 $1,709 $1,822
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,062 $650 $481
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,368 $1,038 $1,257
Building permits, 2021 37,094 19,658 39,388
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 3,272,054 4,884,061 3,184,121
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.66 2.54 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 89.7% 87.5% 85.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.6% 23.0% 16.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 92.9% 91.5% 92.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 87.9% 85.4% 86.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.3% 89.7% 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 40.7% 35.5% 39.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.6% 7.3% 8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
8.6%
9.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.6% 65.1% 64.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.5% 60.5% 60.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,785,076 35,314,396 22,074,703
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 74,723,386 97,626,131 58,792,475
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,902,528 51,368,341 20,071,064
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 149,171,300 173,473,922 120,162,088
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,783 $13,574 $14,185
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 32.0 29.0 28.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $85,245 $68,428 $76,398
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $44,153 $37,306 $41,255
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
11.0%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 232,761 318,689 204,131
Total employment, 2020 3,819,722 5,545,538 3,483,867
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 241,029,083 329,401,329 202,239,454
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.4% 0.3% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 762,163 994,233 644,341
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 188,322 247,995 144,431
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123,258 154,799 85,794
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 35,466 48,832 31,800
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,061 39,363 28,262
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 133,485 191,216 104,764
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,138 12,166 12,889
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 166,931 215,646 118,354
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,263.0 230.8 218.6
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 231.1 202.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 7,354.76 55,513.18 39,482.11
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 55,518.93 39,490.09
FIPS Code 34 17 51
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 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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