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New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; United States

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New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 445,349 328,934 263,670 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 445,349 328,934 263,670 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,791,978 448,730 323,479 274,525 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% -0.8% 1.7% -4.0% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 461,860 345,361 274,534 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 448,734 323,444 274,549 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
5.1%
5.0%
5.4%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
20.7%
21.5%
21.1%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
17.4%
16.2%
18.6%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.8%
51.1%
51.6%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.9%
72.9%
68.1%
71.3%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
18.3%
10.5%
17.1%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.3%
0.4%
0.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.0%
5.4%
18.8%
8.1%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
3.0%
2.1%
2.7%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.9%
8.5%
15.2%
19.4%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.6%
66.6%
54.8%
56.0%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 321,991 27,906 9,579 12,325 18,230,322
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.4% 9.7% 25.1% 16.5% 13.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,641,812 180,471 127,513 128,930 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.9% 75.4% 75.8% 67.1% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $335,600 $251,200 $430,700 $217,900 $217,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,465 $2,115 $2,784 $2,013 $1,595
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,052 $913 $1,174 $906 $500
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,334 $1,346 $1,594 $1,120 $1,062
Building permits, 2020 36,146 1,749 1,913 667 1,471,141
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,231,874 166,391 118,193 99,850 120,756,048
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.69 2.61 2.75 2.61 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8% 89.2% 90.8% 86.9% 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.3% 13.1% 31.4% 27.0% 21.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 93.3% 94.9% 90.6% 90.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.8% 88.8% 92.2% 83.4% 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8% 93.7% 94.5% 87.0% 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.7% 38.0% 54.7% 28.1% 32.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 7.8% 4.4% 9.3% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
6.0%
6.6%
10.7%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.5% 65.2% 68.4% 64.4% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 61.9% 62.5% 60.8% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,673,558 771,418 739,850 4,008,546 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 60,375,232 2,710,591 2,475,712 1,969,273 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,854,971 5,496,624 4,974,693 285,412 5,696,729,632
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,665,728 6,868,632 5,609,291 4,292,714 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,079 $15,218 $17,117 $15,586 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.2 30.0 32.5 24.9 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $82,545 $87,416 $113,611 $62,110 $62,843
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,745 $43,187 $55,828 $33,284 $34,103
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
5.7%
5.4%
11.3%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 233,888 10,501 9,878 6,187 7,959,103
Total employment, 2019 3,805,357 189,086 192,626 110,453 132,989,428
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 239,861,512 10,598,649 16,544,280 4,638,036 7,428,553,593
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.8% 1.6% 0.8% 3.4% 1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 745,483 30,302 28,681 17,834 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 792,088 32,404 32,335 21,211 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 464,592 19,316 19,101 11,850 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 252,944 9,473 9,621 7,026 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 237,242 6,296 8,766 4,969 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 533,808 24,687 22,289 15,444 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,996 3,105 2,504 1,425 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 707,975 27,554 28,249 18,637 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 561.9 1,071.7 494.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 798.58 301.81 555.70 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34 34005 34035 34001 1
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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