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Burlington County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Burlington County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 445,349 291,636 825,062 124,371 328,934 8,882,190
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 445,349 291,636 825,062 124,371 328,934 8,882,190
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 448,730 288,756 810,038 127,361 323,479 8,791,978
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.8% 1.0% 1.9% -2.3% 1.7% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 461,860 302,294 863,162 128,947 345,361 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 448,734 288,288 809,858 128,349 323,444 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
5.2%
5.7%
4.3%
5.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.7%
21.6%
21.7%
19.1%
21.5%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
16.3%
15.5%
19.4%
16.2%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.4%
50.6%
50.7%
51.1%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.9%
83.0%
60.1%
91.0%
68.1%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
18.3%
11.2%
12.0%
2.7%
10.5%
15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
0.7%
0.2%
0.4%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.4%
3.1%
24.9%
4.4%
18.8%
10.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
2.3%
2.3%
1.5%
2.1%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.5%
6.7%
22.1%
7.0%
15.2%
20.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
66.6%
77.8%
41.7%
84.8%
54.8%
54.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 27,906 15,247 24,709 5,439 9,579 321,991
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 5.5% 32.8% 9.7% 25.1% 22.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 180,471 114,447 303,426 50,563 127,513 3,641,812
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 75.4% 80.1% 63.5% 82.8% 75.8% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $251,200 $219,700 $344,100 $415,100 $430,700 $335,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,115 $2,103 $2,482 $2,735 $2,784 $2,465
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $913 $886 $1,046 $1,129 $1,174 $1,052
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,346 $1,225 $1,469 $1,446 $1,594 $1,334
Building permits, 2020 1,749 709 2,757 319 1,913 36,146
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 166,391 104,908 285,005 47,175 118,193 3,231,874
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.73 2.79 2.56 2.75 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.2% 90.2% 89.6% 91.4% 90.8% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 13.1% 9.0% 44.5% 11.2% 31.4% 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 93.3% 92.6% 92.6% 94.1% 94.9% 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 88.8% 88.0% 86.4% 90.5% 92.2% 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 93.7% 92.9% 89.8% 95.0% 94.5% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 38.0% 33.0% 43.6% 52.7% 54.7% 39.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.8% 8.9% 5.6% 5.0% 4.4% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.0%
5.7%
9.1%
5.2%
6.6%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.2% 67.4% 64.4% 66.9% 68.4% 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.9% 62.8% 57.8% 63.8% 62.5% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 771,418 406,593 1,387,200 206,253 739,850 19,673,558
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,710,591 1,298,161 5,084,450 794,379 2,475,712 60,375,232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,496,624 12,683,585 15,784,943 1,400,241 4,974,693 108,854,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,868,632 4,452,888 11,869,778 2,349,986 5,609,291 133,665,728
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,218 $15,377 $14,422 $18,497 $17,117 $15,079
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 30.0 30.7 34.4 35.0 32.5 32.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $87,416 $87,283 $89,533 $115,379 $113,611 $82,545
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $43,187 $39,337 $39,599 $57,098 $55,828 $42,745
Persons in poverty, percent
5.7%
7.5%
8.5%
4.0%
5.4%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 10,501 6,127 21,913 3,726 9,878 233,888
Total employment, 2019 189,086 97,974 412,429 46,480 192,626 3,805,357
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 10,598,649 4,358,854 26,712,952 2,917,042 16,544,280 239,861,512
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.6% 1.0% 2.7% 1.1% 0.8% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 30,302 17,422 62,950 12,208 28,681 745,483
All firms, 2012 32,404 18,125 68,733 13,804 32,335 792,088
Men-owned firms, 2012 19,316 10,561 41,119 8,340 19,101 464,592
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,473 5,663 20,366 3,857 9,621 252,944
Minority-owned firms, 2012 6,296 2,569 28,634 1,418 8,766 237,242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 24,687 14,835 37,891 12,013 22,289 533,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,105 1,776 4,092 1,248 2,504 57,996
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 27,554 15,556 61,658 11,980 28,249 707,975
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 561.9 895.3 2,621.6 300.0 1,071.7 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 798.58 322.01 308.91 427.82 301.81 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34005 34015 34023 34019 34035 34
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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