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New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Warren 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
Somerset County, New Jersey
Warren County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
9,267,130
345,647
110,731
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
9,267,130
345,647
110,731
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
9,288,994
345,361
109,632
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
0.1%
1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 9,288,994 345,361 109,632
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,791,894 323,444 108,692
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
4.8%
4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
21.3%
19.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.9%
16.7%
19.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.7%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.1%
66.4%
87.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.3%
10.8%
6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.3%
20.1%
3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.2%
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.5%
15.8%
11.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.5%
52.8%
78.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 313,928 9,859 5,698
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 22.7% 25.9% 9.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 3,780,004 133,263 46,763
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 64.0% 75.7% 72.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $343,500 $436,700 $265,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,476 $2,795 $2,111
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,062 $1,194 $914
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,368 $1,636 $1,128
Building permits, 2021 37,094 1,261 189
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 3,272,054 119,721 42,322
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.66 2.72 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 89.7% 90.2% 90.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.6% 31.6% 12.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 92.9% 95.8% 92.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 87.9% 93.4% 88.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.3% 94.2% 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 40.7% 55.6% 34.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.6% 4.4% 7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
6.6%
7.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.6% 68.8% 66.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.5% 63.2% 60.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,785,076 941,735 169,022
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 74,723,386 2,963,162 521,865
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,902,528 705,004 137,097
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 149,171,300 6,750,809 1,616,110
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,783 $20,417 $15,281
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 32.0 32.4 35.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $85,245 $116,510 $83,497
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $44,153 $58,021 $40,626
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
4.8%
7.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 232,761 9,773 2,354
Total employment, 2020 3,819,722 188,791 28,921
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 241,029,083 16,648,069 1,490,343
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.4% -2.0% 1.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 762,163 29,016 7,507
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 188,322 8,671 2,113
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123,258 5,563 1,374
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 35,466 1,383 325
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,061 2,088 270
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 133,485 5,538 1,616
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,138 329 118
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 166,931 7,237 1,760
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,263.0 1,144.1 307.5
Population per square mile, 2010 1,195.5 1,071.7 304.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 7,354.76 301.87 356.54
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,354.22 301.81 356.92
FIPS Code 34 34035 34041
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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