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Cape May County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Cape May County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
648,998
523,771
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
648,998
523,771
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
95,263
637,229
523,485
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.4%
1.8%
0.1%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 95,263 637,229 523,485 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,265 576,567 513,657 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
7.2%
5.9%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.3%
24.8%
22.7%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
28.2%
22.4%
16.3%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.3%
51.5%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.7%
92.3%
68.2%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.8%
3.8%
22.0%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.3%
0.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
2.0%
6.2%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
1.5%
2.8%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
9.8%
18.5%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
83.7%
54.5%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 6,582 33,551 21,984 9,982
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 4.8% 7.8% 11.4% 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 99,494 295,584 213,486 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 78.2% 79.7% 65.2% 75.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $318,600 $298,800 $211,400 $444,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,963 $2,122 $1,989 $2,890
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $829 $816 $1,007 $1,241
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,197 $1,538 $1,169 $1,722
Building permits, 2021 917 3,758 908 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 41,971 237,729 196,939 125,363
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.22 2.62 2.61 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 87.6% 90.4% 88.3% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 8.5% 12.3% 20.7% 32.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.1% 91.3% 92.9% 96.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3% 84.9% 87.9% 94.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.0% 92.8% 89.2% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 35.0% 32.2% 33.6% 56.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 10.2% 7.1% 10.0% 4.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.8%
6.2%
7.5%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 56.0% 58.9% 66.2% 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 52.4% 55.5% 62.3% 63.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 757,023 1,114,823 913,267 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 467,660 4,219,515 5,497,525 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,129 378,392 1,096,507 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,935,515 8,720,101 6,810,615 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,749 $14,642 $13,447 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 22.3 30.6 28.4 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $76,237 $76,644 $75,485 $121,695
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,689 $39,035 $38,907 $61,805
Persons in poverty, percent
9.6%
10.5%
12.4%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,729 13,765 11,443 9,773
Total employment, 2020 27,000 153,423 192,454 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,161,362 6,241,693 9,981,880 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.1% 0.7% 2.9% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 8,698 47,098 34,032 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,450 11,680 9,513 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,043 7,594 5,993 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 773 1,977 1,690 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 180 1,121 1,727 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,042 9,664 6,734 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 144 525 454 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,960 10,142 7,938 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 378.7 1,014.2 2,364.9 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 386.9 917.0 2,321.5 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 251.52 628.29 221.36 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 251.43 628.78 221.26 301.81
FIPS Code 34009 34029 34007 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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