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Bergen County, New Jersey; Union County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey

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Bergen County, New Jersey
Union County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 932,202 556,341 263,670 328,934 124,371
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 932,202 556,341 263,670 328,934 124,371
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 905,107 536,464 274,525 323,479 127,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3.0% 3.7% -4.0% 1.7% -2.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 955,732 575,345 274,534 345,361 128,947
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 905,116 536,499 274,549 323,444 128,349
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
6.3%
5.4%
5.0%
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.1%
23.3%
21.1%
21.5%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.7%
14.7%
18.6%
16.2%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
51.1%
51.6%
51.1%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.9%
67.4%
71.3%
68.1%
91.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.4%
23.8%
17.1%
10.5%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
0.7%
0.4%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
17.0%
5.7%
8.1%
18.8%
4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
2.2%
2.7%
2.1%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
21.0%
32.8%
19.4%
15.2%
7.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
55.1%
39.2%
56.0%
54.8%
84.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 27,237 14,080 12,325 9,579 5,439
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 30.8% 30.1% 16.5% 25.1% 9.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 360,816 203,054 128,930 127,513 50,563
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 64.8% 58.6% 67.1% 75.8% 82.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $469,500 $367,200 $217,900 $430,700 $415,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $3,061 $2,726 $2,013 $2,784 $2,735
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,280 $1,221 $906 $1,174 $1,129
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,506 $1,290 $1,120 $1,594 $1,446
Building permits, 2020 3,380 2,650 667 1,913 319
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 339,856 190,101 99,850 118,193 47,175
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.71 2.88 2.61 2.75 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.2% 90.4% 86.9% 90.8% 91.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 40.0% 44.0% 27.0% 31.4% 11.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 92.9% 90.0% 90.6% 94.9% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 89.7% 83.7% 83.4% 92.2% 90.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.5% 86.4% 87.0% 94.5% 95.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 49.3% 36.0% 28.1% 54.7% 52.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 4.2% 5.5% 9.3% 4.4% 5.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.4%
12.6%
10.7%
6.6%
5.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.1% 68.2% 64.4% 68.4% 66.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.5% 62.1% 60.8% 62.5% 63.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,016,749 819,132 4,008,546 739,850 206,253
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,302,959 3,370,818 1,969,273 2,475,712 794,379
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,577,581 20,139,410 285,412 4,974,693 1,400,241
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 20,349,156 7,376,336 4,292,714 5,609,291 2,349,986
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $22,145 $13,560 $15,586 $17,117 $18,497
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 33.1 31.7 24.9 32.5 35.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $101,144 $80,198 $62,110 $113,611 $115,379
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $51,214 $41,603 $33,284 $55,828 $57,098
Persons in poverty, percent
5.7%
9.1%
11.3%
5.4%
4.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 31,826 13,976 6,187 9,878 3,726
Total employment, 2019 446,836 204,662 110,453 192,626 46,480
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 28,807,283 13,738,725 4,638,036 16,544,280 2,917,042
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 0.1% 0.1% 3.4% 0.8% 1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 101,881 48,345 17,834 28,681 12,208
All firms, 2012 110,267 50,710 21,211 32,335 13,804
Men-owned firms, 2012 63,895 31,393 11,850 19,101 8,340
Women-owned firms, 2012 34,576 15,395 7,026 9,621 3,857
Minority-owned firms, 2012 31,395 20,768 4,969 8,766 1,418
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 75,344 28,234 15,444 22,289 12,013
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 7,713 3,401 1,425 2,504 1,248
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 98,227 45,572 18,637 28,249 11,980
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 3,884.5 5,216.1 494.1 1,071.7 300.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 233.01 102.86 555.70 301.81 427.82
FIPS Code 34003 34039 34001 34035 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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