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United States; Middlesex County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Table

United States
Middlesex County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
332,031,554
860,807
9,267,961
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
333,287,557
NA
9,261,699
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
332,031,554
860,807
9,267,961
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
331,449,520
NA
9,289,031
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
331,449,520
863,162
9,289,031
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.6%
NA
-0.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.2%
-0.3%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 331,449,281 863,162 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 809,858 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.4%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
21.6%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.8%
15.9%
16.9%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
50.2%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
75.8%
58.6%
71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.6%
12.5%
15.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.8%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.1%
25.7%
10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
2.3%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.9%
22.7%
21.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
59.3%
39.9%
53.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 17,431,290 23,506 309,642
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 13.6% 33.4% 22.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 142,153,010 317,113 3,780,004
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 64.6% 63.9% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $244,900 $362,900 $355,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,697 $2,586 $2,560
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $538 $1,105 $1,102
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,163 $1,612 $1,436
Building permits, 2021 1,736,982 3,269 37,094
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 124,010,992 299,455 3,397,156
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.60 2.78 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 86.6% 89.0% 89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 21.7% 45.6% 31.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.1% 94.6% 93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 87.0% 90.6% 89.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 88.9% 89.9% 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 33.7% 44.8% 41.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.7% 6.0% 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.8%
8.1%
8.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.1% 65.7% 65.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.7% 59.4% 60.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 938,237,077 1,790,517 23,785,076
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,527,903,275 6,618,597 74,723,386
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 895,225,411 4,487,136 30,902,528
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,949,601,481 14,855,971 149,171,300
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,224 $17,964 $16,783
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 26.8 33.6 31.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $69,021 $96,883 $89,703
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $37,638 $43,300 $46,691
Persons in poverty, percent
11.6%
8.0%
10.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 8,000,178 21,651 232,761
Total employment, 2020 134,163,349 414,357 3,819,722
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 7,564,809,878 27,479,017 241,029,083
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.9% 0.5% 0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 27,104,006 64,680 762,163
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,744,643 18,457 188,322
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,480,438 11,407 123,258
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,134,549 3,619 35,466
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,014,958 6,860 42,061
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,371,152 9,835 133,485
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 351,237 S 8,138
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,968,606 15,981 166,931
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 93.8 2,791.4 1,263.0
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 2,621.6 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 3,533,038.28 309.22 7,354.76
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 308.91 7,354.22
FIPS Code 1 34023 34
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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