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United States; Hudson County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Middlesex 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

United States
Hudson County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
332,031,554
702,463
854,917
860,807
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
333,287,557
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
332,031,554
702,463
854,917
860,807
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
331,449,520
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
331,449,520
724,854
863,728
863,162
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.6%
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.2%
-3.1%
-1.0%
-0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 331,449,281 724,854 863,728 863,162
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 634,266 783,969 809,858
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
6.5%
6.3%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
20.4%
23.7%
21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.8%
12.6%
14.2%
15.9%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
50.0%
51.5%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
75.8%
63.7%
48.6%
58.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.6%
15.2%
41.6%
12.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
1.3%
0.9%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.1%
16.8%
6.3%
25.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
2.8%
2.5%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.9%
42.5%
24.3%
22.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
59.3%
28.4%
29.8%
39.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 17,431,290 11,395 19,033 23,506
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 13.6% 42.9% 28.7% 33.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 142,153,010 317,046 336,299 317,113
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 64.6% 32.3% 44.5% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $244,900 $424,700 $414,000 $362,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,697 $2,981 $2,969 $2,586
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $538 $1,186 $1,378 $1,105
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,163 $1,552 $1,279 $1,612
Building permits, 2021 1,736,982 5,257 3,417 3,269
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 124,010,992 282,832 307,613 299,455
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.60 2.49 2.70 2.78
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 86.6% 87.7% 89.6% 89.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 21.7% 58.4% 37.4% 45.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.1% 94.0% 92.5% 94.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 87.0% 89.4% 84.0% 90.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 88.9% 86.8% 86.7% 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 33.7% 45.7% 36.7% 44.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.7% 5.6% 8.2% 6.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.8%
12.0%
12.4%
8.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.1% 69.7% 66.0% 65.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.7% 63.2% 61.7% 59.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 938,237,077 1,579,936 1,883,319 1,790,517
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,527,903,275 3,091,133 8,098,958 6,618,597
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 895,225,411 3,515,020 8,310,644 4,487,136
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,949,601,481 7,964,867 9,070,865 14,855,971
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,224 $11,837 $11,378 $17,964
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 26.8 36.0 34.2 33.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $69,021 $79,795 $67,826 $96,883
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $37,638 $46,197 $42,028 $43,300
Persons in poverty, percent
11.6%
15.9%
15.1%
8.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 8,000,178 13,853 18,974 21,651
Total employment, 2020 134,163,349 246,619 299,108 414,357
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 7,564,809,878 19,091,700 19,170,086 27,479,017
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.9% 1.4% 0.1% 0.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 27,104,006 62,345 75,412 64,680
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,744,643 11,353 16,516 18,457
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,480,438 6,822 10,308 11,407
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,134,549 2,248 3,059 3,619
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,014,958 4,247 4,106 6,860
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,371,152 5,855 10,415 9,835
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 351,237 S 588 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,968,606 9,936 14,009 15,981
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 93.8 15,691.5 6,850.4 2,791.4
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 13,731.4 6,211.5 2,621.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 3,533,038.28 46.19 126.09 309.22
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 46.19 126.21 308.91
FIPS Code 1 34017 34013 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., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 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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