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United States; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey; Somerset 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
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
331,893,745
129,924
464,269
518,117
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
331,893,745
129,924
464,269
518,117
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
331,449,281
128,947
461,860
524,118
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
0.8%
0.5%
-1.1%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 331,449,281 128,947 461,860 524,118 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 128,349 448,734 501,226 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
4.2%
5.0%
6.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
18.8%
20.6%
23.7%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.8%
20.1%
17.7%
15.3%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
50.3%
50.5%
50.8%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
75.8%
89.9%
71.9%
74.5%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.6%
3.3%
18.7%
14.9%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.2%
0.4%
1.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.1%
4.8%
5.8%
5.9%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
1.6%
3.2%
2.7%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.9%
7.8%
9.2%
43.7%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
59.3%
83.1%
65.1%
39.5%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 17,835,456 5,058 26,615 12,474 9,859
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 13.5% 10.2% 10.2% 32.1% 25.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 142,153,010 51,915 186,144 185,497 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 64.4% 83.9% 75.1% 52.3% 75.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $229,800 $418,700 $259,600 $352,000 $436,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,621 $2,787 $2,137 $2,633 $2,795
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $509 $1,153 $922 $1,227 $1,194
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,096 $1,443 $1,388 $1,310 $1,636
Building permits, 2021 1,736,982 688 2,119 1,144 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 122,354,219 47,647 168,195 168,681 119,721
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.60 2.54 2.58 2.93 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.2% 91.5% 88.5% 91.2% 90.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 21.5% 12.9% 13.6% 49.8% 31.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.9% 94.9% 94.3% 91.3% 95.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.2% 91.9% 90.8% 86.3% 93.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 88.5% 95.5% 93.7% 84.5% 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 32.9% 54.0% 38.5% 29.5% 55.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 8.7% 5.2% 7.8% 5.3% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.8%
5.1%
5.5%
14.4%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.0% 65.4% 65.0% 65.8% 68.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 58.4% 62.3% 61.9% 60.1% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 938,237,077 256,520 902,336 816,949 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,527,903,275 1,005,379 3,281,131 3,127,286 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 895,225,411 101,063 942,127 615,780 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,949,601,481 2,478,717 8,223,094 8,086,803 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,224 $19,818 $18,428 $16,032 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 26.9 35.1 30.0 28.0 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $64,994 $117,858 $90,329 $73,562 $116,510
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $35,384 $58,795 $44,735 $33,863 $58,021
Persons in poverty, percent
11.6%
4.1%
6.0%
16.9%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 8,000,178 3,709 10,502 11,902 9,773
Total employment, 2020 134,163,349 45,314 194,483 144,368 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 7,564,809,878 2,970,315 11,072,272 7,183,258 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.9% -2.5% 2.9% -0.7% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 27,104,006 12,288 30,769 46,302 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,744,643 3,411 8,532 10,865 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,480,438 2,154 5,370 7,345 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,134,549 577 1,461 1,770 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,014,958 302 1,247 2,393 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,371,152 2,736 6,313 7,559 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 351,237 151 420 499 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,968,606 2,857 7,063 9,533 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 93.8 301.4 577.8 2,817.6 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 300.0 561.9 2,715.3 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 3,533,038.28 427.84 799.29 186.01 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 427.82 798.58 184.59 301.81
FIPS Code 1 34019 34005 34031 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., 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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