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New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 149,527 367,430 140,488 124,371 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 149,527 367,430 140,488 124,371 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,791,978 156,627 367,485 148,936 127,361 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% -4.5% 0.0% -5.7% -2.3% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 154,152 387,340 144,221 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 156,898 366,513 149,265 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
6.1%
5.6%
4.6%
4.3%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
23.7%
21.2%
19.4%
19.1%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
15.6%
15.6%
18.0%
19.4%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
49.1%
51.1%
50.3%
50.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.9%
71.7%
63.3%
93.3%
91.0%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
21.9%
21.5%
2.7%
2.7%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.6%
0.6%
0.3%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.0%
1.4%
11.9%
2.0%
4.4%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
Z
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
3.1%
2.5%
1.7%
1.5%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.9%
31.8%
18.5%
9.2%
7.0%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.6%
45.4%
48.2%
85.1%
84.8%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 321,991 6,495 12,035 7,188 5,439 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.4% 10.0% 22.9% 7.6% 9.7% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,641,812 56,451 145,125 62,623 50,563 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.9% 65.2% 63.1% 83.1% 82.8% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $335,600 $162,500 $291,100 $267,500 $415,100 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,465 $1,614 $2,315 $2,244 $2,735 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,052 $740 $1,020 $965 $1,129 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,334 $1,069 $1,266 $1,314 $1,446 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 36,146 179 832 220 319 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,231,874 50,729 129,936 53,322 47,175 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.69 2.74 2.70 2.61 2.56 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8% 87.1% 85.6% 91.8% 91.4% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.3% 27.8% 30.5% 9.5% 11.2% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 85.6% 91.5% 94.5% 94.1% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.8% 78.0% 83.0% 89.9% 90.5% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8% 79.4% 88.5% 94.9% 95.0% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.7% 15.6% 42.6% 36.1% 52.7% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 10.2% 6.5% 7.4% 5.0% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
12.1%
9.6%
5.7%
5.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.5% 55.5% 64.3% 68.2% 66.9% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 55.5% 59.2% 63.5% 63.8% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,673,558 173,701 731,437 222,300 206,253 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 60,375,232 872,101 2,981,025 551,185 794,379 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,854,971 2,811,963 2,220,326 465,836 1,400,241 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,665,728 2,049,003 5,127,391 1,819,816 2,349,986 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,079 $12,986 $13,922 $12,343 $18,497 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.2 23.6 28.3 37.8 35.0 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $82,545 $54,149 $81,057 $94,520 $115,379 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,745 $25,694 $43,086 $44,728 $57,098 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
13.8%
11.9%
5.2%
4.0%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 233,888 2,835 9,694 3,152 3,726 9,878
Total employment, 2019 3,805,357 47,003 199,859 32,062 46,480 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 239,861,512 1,930,231 14,128,509 1,433,338 2,917,042 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.8% 3.2% 1.0% 1.4% 1.1% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 745,483 6,139 27,402 11,404 12,208 28,681
All firms, 2012 792,088 8,322 29,640 12,238 13,804 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 464,592 5,083 17,106 7,489 8,340 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 252,944 2,245 9,492 3,366 3,857 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 237,242 2,388 8,543 924 1,418 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 533,808 5,504 19,683 10,972 12,013 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,996 807 2,223 1,212 1,248 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 707,975 7,018 25,807 10,439 11,980 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 324.4 1,632.2 287.6 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 483.70 224.56 519.01 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34 34011 34021 34037 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., 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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