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Bergen County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey

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Table

Bergen County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
953,819
153,627
65,046
129,924
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
953,819
153,627
65,046
129,924
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
955,732
154,152
64,837
128,947
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
-0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 955,732 154,152 64,837 128,947
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 905,116 156,898 66,083 128,349
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
6.1%
5.3%
4.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.0%
24.2%
21.8%
18.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.8%
15.9%
19.1%
20.1%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
49.0%
50.7%
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.0%
71.1%
80.4%
89.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.6%
22.4%
15.2%
3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.7%
0.6%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.4%
1.5%
1.1%
4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
3.2%
2.6%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
22.0%
33.0%
10.5%
7.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.6%
44.3%
72.3%
83.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 26,810 5,923 3,307 5,105
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 30.9% 10.5% 3.8% 10.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 369,209 57,210 27,735 51,915
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 64.9% 66.2% 70.8% 83.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $489,600 $168,900 $187,400 $431,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,176 $1,687 $1,899 $2,895
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,358 $772 $847 $1,222
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,637 $1,131 $1,064 $1,492
Building permits, 2021 4,023 185 88 688
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 348,674 51,873 24,753 48,975
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.70 2.74 2.55 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.2% 89.5% 89.8% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 40.6% 27.6% 8.0% 12.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.9% 91.2% 91.2% 95.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 92.2% 84.9% 86.0% 92.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 92.9% 80.8% 90.5% 95.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 51.2% 17.0% 23.3% 54.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 4.4% 10.7% 11.4% 5.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.0%
12.8%
7.6%
5.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.8% 56.0% 60.7% 64.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.9% 56.5% 58.4% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,559,826 184,497 83,812 256,520
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,992,664 1,121,883 300,510 1,005,379
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,334,817 297,878 116,642 101,063
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 19,846,375 2,010,967 574,958 2,478,717
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,284 $13,305 $9,134 $19,818
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 32.4 23.8 26.6 34.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $109,497 $58,397 $67,898 $123,373
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $55,710 $30,034 $34,812 $61,328
Persons in poverty, percent
6.4%
13.1%
12.2%
4.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 31,724 2,746 1,135 3,709
Total employment, 2020 442,996 46,305 16,450 45,314
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 27,426,353 1,994,238 950,492 2,970,315
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.9% -1.5% -2.8% -2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 103,417 6,406 2,965 12,288
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 26,919 2,555 950 3,411
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 17,495 1,540 609 2,154
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,815 S S 577
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,091 S S 302
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,410 1,750 727 2,736
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,007 132 S 151
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 23,401 2,024 719 2,857
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,105.6 318.9 195.4 301.4
Population per square mile, 2010 3,884.5 324.4 199.1 300.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 232.79 483.36 331.86 427.84
Land area in square miles, 2010 233.01 483.70 331.90 427.82
FIPS Code 34003 34011 34033 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., 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 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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