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New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey

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New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 124,371 62,385 149,527 556,341
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,882,190 124,371 62,385 149,527 556,341
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,791,978 127,361 66,072 156,627 536,464
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% -2.3% -5.6% -4.5% 3.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 128,947 64,837 154,152 575,345
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 128,349 66,083 156,898 536,499
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
4.3%
5.6%
6.1%
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
19.1%
21.4%
23.7%
23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.6%
19.4%
19.0%
15.6%
14.7%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.7%
51.0%
49.1%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.9%
91.0%
81.1%
71.7%
67.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
2.7%
14.8%
21.9%
23.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.2%
0.6%
1.6%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.0%
4.4%
1.1%
1.4%
5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
Z
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
1.5%
2.4%
3.1%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.9%
7.0%
9.8%
31.8%
32.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.6%
84.8%
73.4%
45.4%
39.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 321,991 5,439 3,839 6,495 14,080
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.4% 9.7% 3.8% 10.0% 30.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,641,812 50,563 27,606 56,451 203,054
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.9% 82.8% 71.1% 65.2% 58.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $335,600 $415,100 $184,600 $162,500 $367,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,465 $2,735 $1,818 $1,614 $2,726
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,052 $1,129 $814 $740 $1,221
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,334 $1,446 $1,019 $1,069 $1,290
Building permits, 2020 36,146 319 35 179 2,650
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,231,874 47,175 23,933 50,729 190,101
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.69 2.56 2.57 2.74 2.88
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8% 91.4% 89.8% 87.1% 90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.3% 11.2% 7.9% 27.8% 44.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 94.1% 87.3% 85.6% 90.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.8% 90.5% 80.4% 78.0% 83.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8% 95.0% 88.8% 79.4% 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.7% 52.7% 21.0% 15.6% 36.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 5.0% 10.3% 10.2% 5.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
5.2%
8.5%
12.1%
12.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.5% 66.9% 61.0% 55.5% 68.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 63.8% 57.5% 55.5% 62.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,673,558 206,253 89,248 173,701 819,132
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 60,375,232 794,379 319,868 872,101 3,370,818
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 108,854,971 1,400,241 D 2,811,963 20,139,410
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,665,728 2,349,986 627,036 2,049,003 7,376,336
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,079 $18,497 $9,533 $12,986 $13,560
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.2 35.0 26.4 23.6 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $82,545 $115,379 $66,842 $54,149 $80,198
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,745 $57,098 $34,047 $25,694 $41,603
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
4.0%
11.4%
13.8%
9.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 233,888 3,726 1,146 2,835 13,976
Total employment, 2019 3,805,357 46,480 16,930 47,003 204,662
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 239,861,512 2,917,042 936,828 1,930,231 13,738,725
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.8% 1.1% 3.5% 3.2% 0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 745,483 12,208 2,924 6,139 48,345
All firms, 2012 792,088 13,804 3,760 8,322 50,710
Men-owned firms, 2012 464,592 8,340 2,233 5,083 31,393
Women-owned firms, 2012 252,944 3,857 951 2,245 15,395
Minority-owned firms, 2012 237,242 1,418 395 2,388 20,768
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 533,808 12,013 3,137 5,504 28,234
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 57,996 1,248 312 807 3,401
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 707,975 11,980 3,107 7,018 45,572
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 300.0 199.1 324.4 5,216.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 427.82 331.90 483.70 102.86
FIPS Code 34 34019 34033 34011 34039
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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