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New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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

Table

New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
9,267,130
953,819
572,114
129,924
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
9,267,130
953,819
572,114
129,924
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
9,288,994
955,732
575,345
128,947
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
-0.2%
-0.6%
0.8%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 955,732 575,345 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 905,116 536,499 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
5.0%
6.1%
4.2%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
21.0%
23.4%
18.8%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.9%
17.8%
14.9%
20.1%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.0%
50.7%
50.3%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.1%
72.0%
66.8%
89.9%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.3%
7.6%
23.8%
3.3%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.6%
0.9%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.3%
17.4%
6.0%
4.8%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
1.6%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.5%
22.0%
33.6%
7.8%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.5%
53.6%
38.3%
83.1%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 313,928 27,603 14,124 5,058 9,859
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 22.7% 30.8% 30.1% 10.2% 25.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 3,780,004 369,209 211,074 51,915 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 64.0% 64.8% 58.9% 83.9% 75.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $343,500 $477,400 $378,700 $418,700 $436,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,476 $3,056 $2,751 $2,787 $2,795
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,062 $1,295 $1,241 $1,153 $1,194
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,368 $1,557 $1,335 $1,443 $1,636
Building permits, 2021 37,094 4,023 3,207 688 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 3,272,054 342,059 191,862 47,647 119,721
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.66 2.69 2.86 2.54 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 89.7% 91.1% 90.7% 91.5% 90.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.6% 40.3% 44.2% 12.9% 31.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 92.9% 94.1% 91.7% 94.9% 95.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 87.9% 91.2% 86.7% 91.9% 93.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.3% 92.8% 87.1% 95.5% 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 40.7% 50.7% 37.1% 54.0% 55.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.6% 4.4% 5.9% 5.2% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.7%
7.0%
13.2%
5.1%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.6% 66.3% 68.4% 65.4% 68.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.5% 60.1% 63.1% 62.3% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,785,076 2,559,826 1,158,054 256,520 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 74,723,386 10,992,664 3,951,007 1,005,379 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,902,528 3,334,817 3,264,500 101,063 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 149,171,300 19,846,375 8,666,629 2,478,717 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,783 $21,284 $15,624 $19,818 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 32.0 32.7 31.3 35.1 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $85,245 $104,623 $82,644 $117,858 $116,510
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $44,153 $52,800 $42,606 $58,795 $58,021
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
6.4%
9.2%
4.1%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 232,761 31,724 13,934 3,709 9,773
Total employment, 2020 3,819,722 442,996 205,090 45,314 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 241,029,083 27,426,353 14,248,849 2,970,315 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.4% -0.9% 0.2% -2.5% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 762,163 103,417 49,467 12,288 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 188,322 26,919 11,974 3,411 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123,258 17,495 7,754 2,154 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 35,466 4,815 2,127 577 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,061 6,091 2,880 302 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 133,485 18,410 7,927 2,736 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,138 1,007 S 151 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 166,931 23,401 10,279 2,857 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,263.0 4,105.6 5,598.6 301.4 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 3,884.5 5,216.1 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 7,354.76 232.79 102.77 427.84 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 233.01 102.86 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34 34003 34039 34019 34035
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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