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Bergen County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Bergen County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
953,819
129,924
518,117
95,661
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
953,819
129,924
518,117
95,661
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
955,732
128,947
524,118
95,263
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
0.8%
-1.1%
0.4%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 955,732 128,947 524,118 95,263 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 905,116 128,349 501,226 97,265 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
4.2%
6.3%
4.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.0%
18.8%
23.7%
17.3%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.8%
20.1%
15.3%
28.2%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
50.3%
50.8%
51.1%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.0%
89.9%
74.5%
91.7%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.6%
3.3%
14.9%
4.8%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.2%
1.7%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.4%
4.8%
5.9%
1.0%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
1.6%
2.7%
2.0%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
22.0%
7.8%
43.7%
8.4%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.6%
83.1%
39.5%
84.8%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 26,810 5,105 11,907 6,582 9,982
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 30.9% 10.2% 32.1% 4.8% 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 369,209 51,915 185,497 99,494 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 64.9% 83.9% 52.2% 78.2% 75.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $489,600 $431,600 $363,700 $318,600 $444,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,176 $2,895 $2,724 $1,963 $2,890
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,358 $1,222 $1,270 $829 $1,241
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,637 $1,492 $1,367 $1,197 $1,722
Building permits, 2021 4,023 688 1,144 917 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 348,674 48,975 176,203 41,971 125,363
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.70 2.54 2.91 2.22 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.2% 90.8% 91.1% 87.6% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 40.6% 12.8% 49.8% 8.5% 32.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.9% 95.7% 92.5% 94.1% 96.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 92.2% 92.9% 88.3% 88.3% 94.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 92.9% 95.7% 85.0% 94.0% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 51.2% 54.3% 29.8% 35.0% 56.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 4.4% 5.4% 5.3% 10.2% 4.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.0%
5.1%
14.4%
8.8%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.8% 64.9% 66.2% 56.0% 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.9% 61.7% 60.5% 52.4% 63.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,559,826 256,520 816,949 757,023 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,992,664 1,005,379 3,127,286 467,660 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,334,817 101,063 615,780 23,129 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 19,846,375 2,478,717 8,086,803 1,935,515 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,284 $19,818 $16,032 $20,749 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 32.4 34.5 27.5 22.3 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $109,497 $123,373 $78,386 $76,237 $121,695
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $55,710 $61,328 $35,723 $45,689 $61,805
Persons in poverty, percent
6.4%
4.1%
16.9%
9.6%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 31,724 3,709 11,902 3,729 9,773
Total employment, 2020 442,996 45,314 144,368 27,000 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 27,426,353 2,970,315 7,183,258 1,161,362 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.9% -2.5% -0.7% -2.1% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 103,417 12,288 46,302 8,698 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 26,919 3,411 10,865 3,450 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 17,495 2,154 7,345 2,043 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,815 577 1,770 773 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,091 302 2,393 180 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,410 2,736 7,559 3,042 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,007 151 499 144 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 23,401 2,857 9,533 2,960 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,105.6 301.4 2,817.6 378.7 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 3,884.5 300.0 2,715.3 386.9 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 232.79 427.84 186.01 251.52 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 233.01 427.82 184.59 251.43 301.81
FIPS Code 34003 34019 34031 34009 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 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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