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Burlington County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Burlington County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 445,349 263,670 291,636 140,488 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 445,349 263,670 291,636 140,488 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 448,730 274,525 288,756 148,936 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.8% -4.0% 1.0% -5.7% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 461,860 274,534 302,294 144,221 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 448,734 274,549 288,288 149,265 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
5.4%
5.2%
4.6%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.7%
21.1%
21.6%
19.4%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
18.6%
16.3%
18.0%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.6%
51.4%
50.3%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.9%
71.3%
83.0%
93.3%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
18.3%
17.1%
11.2%
2.7%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.4%
8.1%
3.1%
2.0%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
2.7%
2.3%
1.7%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.5%
19.4%
6.7%
9.2%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
66.6%
56.0%
77.8%
85.1%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 27,906 12,325 15,247 7,188 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 16.5% 5.5% 7.6% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 180,471 128,930 114,447 62,623 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 75.4% 67.1% 80.1% 83.1% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $251,200 $217,900 $219,700 $267,500 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,115 $2,013 $2,103 $2,244 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $913 $906 $886 $965 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,346 $1,120 $1,225 $1,314 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 1,749 667 709 220 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 166,391 99,850 104,908 53,322 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.61 2.73 2.61 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.2% 86.9% 90.2% 91.8% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 13.1% 27.0% 9.0% 9.5% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 93.3% 90.6% 92.6% 94.5% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 88.8% 83.4% 88.0% 89.9% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 93.7% 87.0% 92.9% 94.9% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 38.0% 28.1% 33.0% 36.1% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.8% 9.3% 8.9% 7.4% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.0%
10.7%
5.7%
5.7%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.2% 64.4% 67.4% 68.2% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.9% 60.8% 62.8% 63.5% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 771,418 4,008,546 406,593 222,300 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,710,591 1,969,273 1,298,161 551,185 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,496,624 285,412 12,683,585 465,836 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,868,632 4,292,714 4,452,888 1,819,816 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,218 $15,586 $15,377 $12,343 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 30.0 24.9 30.7 37.8 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $87,416 $62,110 $87,283 $94,520 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $43,187 $33,284 $39,337 $44,728 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
5.7%
11.3%
7.5%
5.2%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 10,501 6,187 6,127 3,152 9,878
Total employment, 2019 189,086 110,453 97,974 32,062 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 10,598,649 4,638,036 4,358,854 1,433,338 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.6% 3.4% 1.0% 1.4% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 30,302 17,834 17,422 11,404 28,681
All firms, 2012 32,404 21,211 18,125 12,238 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 19,316 11,850 10,561 7,489 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,473 7,026 5,663 3,366 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 6,296 4,969 2,569 924 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 24,687 15,444 14,835 10,972 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,105 1,425 1,776 1,212 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 27,554 18,637 15,556 10,439 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 561.9 494.1 895.3 287.6 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 798.58 555.70 322.01 519.01 301.81
FIPS Code 34005 34001 34015 34037 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., 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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