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United States; Somerset County, New Jersey; Warren County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey

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United States
Somerset County, New Jersey
Warren County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,239,523 328,934 105,267 124,371
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,239,523 328,934 105,267 124,371
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 308,758,105 323,479 108,642 127,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.3% 1.7% -3.1% -2.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 331,449,281 345,361 109,632 128,947
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 323,444 108,692 128,349
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
5.0%
4.5%
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.3%
21.5%
19.3%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
16.2%
18.7%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.1%
51.0%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
76.3%
68.1%
89.2%
91.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.4%
10.5%
5.7%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
18.8%
2.9%
4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
2.1%
1.7%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.5%
15.2%
10.2%
7.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.1%
54.8%
80.4%
84.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 18,230,322 9,579 5,386 5,439
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 13.6% 25.1% 9.8% 9.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 139,684,244 127,513 45,636 50,563
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 64.0% 75.8% 71.7% 82.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $217,500 $430,700 $264,200 $415,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,595 $2,784 $2,154 $2,735
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $500 $1,174 $941 $1,129
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,062 $1,594 $1,132 $1,446
Building permits, 2020 1,471,141 1,913 304 319
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 120,756,048 118,193 41,587 47,175
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.62 2.75 2.50 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 85.8% 90.8% 90.6% 91.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 21.6% 31.4% 12.0% 11.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 90.3% 94.9% 91.3% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 82.7% 92.2% 86.2% 90.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 88.0% 94.5% 91.5% 95.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 32.1% 54.7% 33.0% 52.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 8.6% 4.4% 8.5% 5.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.2%
6.6%
7.6%
5.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.0% 68.4% 67.1% 66.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.3% 62.5% 61.3% 63.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 708,138,598 739,850 122,154 206,253
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,040,441,203 2,475,712 543,130 794,379
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,696,729,632 4,974,693 2,050,257 1,400,241
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,821,871 5,609,291 1,573,822 2,349,986
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443 $17,117 $14,619 $18,497
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 26.9 32.5 36.0 35.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $62,843 $113,611 $81,307 $115,379
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $34,103 $55,828 $39,802 $57,098
Persons in poverty, percent
11.4%
5.4%
7.1%
4.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 7,959,103 9,878 2,388 3,726
Total employment, 2019 132,989,428 192,626 28,556 46,480
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 7,428,553,593 16,544,280 1,328,315 2,917,042
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.6% 0.8% 2.6% 1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 26,485,532 28,681 7,402 12,208
All firms, 2012 27,626,360 32,335 8,149 13,804
Men-owned firms, 2012 14,844,597 19,101 4,930 8,340
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,878,397 9,621 2,395 3,857
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,952,386 8,766 911 1,418
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,987,918 22,289 6,893 12,013
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,521,682 2,504 696 1,248
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 24,070,685 28,249 7,024 11,980
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 1,071.7 304.5 300.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 301.81 356.92 427.82
FIPS Code 1 34035 34041 34019
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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