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New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey

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New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 124,371 291,636 825,062
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 124,371 291,636 825,062
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,791,978 127,361 288,756 810,038
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% -2.3% 1.0% 1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 128,947 302,294 863,162
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 128,349 288,288 809,858
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
4.3%
5.2%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
19.1%
21.6%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
19.4%
16.3%
15.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.7%
51.4%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.9%
91.0%
83.0%
60.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
2.7%
11.2%
12.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.2%
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.0%
4.4%
3.1%
24.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
1.5%
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.9%
7.0%
6.7%
22.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.6%
84.8%
77.8%
41.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 321,991 5,439 15,247 24,709
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.4% 9.7% 5.5% 32.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,641,812 50,563 114,447 303,426
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.9% 82.8% 80.1% 63.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $335,600 $415,100 $219,700 $344,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,465 $2,735 $2,103 $2,482
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,052 $1,129 $886 $1,046
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,334 $1,446 $1,225 $1,469
Building permits, 2020 36,146 319 709 2,757
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,231,874 47,175 104,908 285,005
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.69 2.56 2.73 2.79
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8% 91.4% 90.2% 89.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.3% 11.2% 9.0% 44.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 94.1% 92.6% 92.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.8% 90.5% 88.0% 86.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8% 95.0% 92.9% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.7% 52.7% 33.0% 43.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 5.0% 8.9% 5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
5.2%
5.7%
9.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.5% 66.9% 67.4% 64.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 63.8% 62.8% 57.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,673,558 206,253 406,593 1,387,200
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 60,375,232 794,379 1,298,161 5,084,450
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,854,971 1,400,241 12,683,585 15,784,943
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,665,728 2,349,986 4,452,888 11,869,778
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,079 $18,497 $15,377 $14,422
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.2 35.0 30.7 34.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $82,545 $115,379 $87,283 $89,533
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,745 $57,098 $39,337 $39,599
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
4.0%
7.5%
8.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 233,888 3,726 6,127 21,913
Total employment, 2019 3,805,357 46,480 97,974 412,429
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 239,861,512 2,917,042 4,358,854 26,712,952
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.8% 1.1% 1.0% 2.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 745,483 12,208 17,422 62,950
All firms, 2012 792,088 13,804 18,125 68,733
Men-owned firms, 2012 464,592 8,340 10,561 41,119
Women-owned firms, 2012 252,944 3,857 5,663 20,366
Minority-owned firms, 2012 237,242 1,418 2,569 28,634
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 533,808 12,013 14,835 37,891
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,996 1,248 1,776 4,092
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 707,975 11,980 15,556 61,658
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 300.0 895.3 2,621.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 427.82 322.01 308.91
FIPS Code 34 34019 34015 34023
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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