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Table

Bergen County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
952,997
655,735
346,875
151,356
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
952,997
655,735
346,875
151,356
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
955,746
637,229
345,356
154,148
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.3%
2.9%
0.4%
-1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 955,732 637,229 345,361 154,152
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 905,116 576,567 323,444 156,898
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
7.3%
4.8%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
24.6%
20.8%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
22.8%
17.3%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
51.3%
50.6%
49.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.4%
92.2%
65.6%
71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.8%
3.9%
11.0%
22.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.3%
0.4%
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.6%
2.1%
20.7%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
1.5%
2.2%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
22.7%
10.2%
16.4%
33.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.7%
83.3%
51.5%
43.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 25,380 32,332 10,043 5,597
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 31.4% 7.8% 26.9% 10.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 369,376 295,648 133,445 57,258
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 65.1% 79.9% 75.3% 66.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $561,500 $343,500 $489,500 $192,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,386 $2,252 $3,063 $1,808
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,447 $873 $1,323 $812
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,782 $1,639 $1,846 $1,202
Building permits, 2022 3,953 3,791 907 120
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 350,843 239,466 127,566 52,584
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.69 2.64 2.67 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.0% 90.8% 90.0% 90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 41.0% 12.1% 33.7% 28.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.7% 91.9% 97.1% 91.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.1% 86.1% 95.1% 85.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 93.0% 93.1% 94.0% 81.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 51.7% 32.9% 57.3% 17.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 4.6% 7.1% 4.7% 10.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.3%
6.4%
5.3%
11.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.9% 58.7% 69.3% 56.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.9% 55.0% 63.2% 56.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,559,826 1,114,823 941,735 184,497
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,992,664 4,219,515 2,963,162 1,121,883
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,334,817 378,392 705,004 297,878
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 19,846,375 8,720,101 6,750,809 2,010,967
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,284 $14,642 $20,417 $13,305
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.8 30.8 31.3 24.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $118,714 $82,379 $131,948 $62,310
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $60,222 $42,497 $67,554 $32,551
Persons in poverty, percent
7.0%
11.2%
5.1%
15.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 31,524 14,246 9,727 2,772
Total employment, 2021 401,499 147,451 179,324 44,581
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 29,037,952 7,039,346 17,314,893 2,134,196
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -9.4% -3.9% -5.0% -3.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 102,546 48,607 28,926 6,568
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 26,919 11,680 8,671 2,555
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 17,495 7,594 5,563 1,540
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,815 1,977 1,383 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,091 1,121 2,088 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,410 9,664 5,538 1,750
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,007 525 329 132
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 23,401 10,142 7,237 2,024
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,105.6 1,014.2 1,144.1 318.9
Population per square mile, 2010 3,884.5 917.0 1,071.7 324.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 232.79 628.29 301.87 483.36
Land area in square miles, 2010 233.01 628.78 301.81 483.70
FIPS Code 34003 34029 34035 34011
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

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., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 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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