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Cape May County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey

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Table

Cape May County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
145,543
274,966
129,924
953,819
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
95,661
145,543
274,966
129,924
953,819
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
95,263
144,221
274,534
128,947
955,732
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.4%
0.9%
0.2%
0.8%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 95,263 144,221 274,534 128,947 955,732
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,265 149,265 274,549 128,349 905,116
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
4.6%
5.2%
4.2%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.3%
19.3%
20.9%
18.8%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
28.2%
18.7%
19.3%
20.1%
17.8%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
49.8%
51.2%
50.3%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.7%
92.6%
71.1%
89.9%
72.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.8%
3.0%
17.1%
3.3%
7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.3%
0.7%
0.2%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
2.3%
8.0%
4.8%
17.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
1.8%
2.9%
1.6%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
10.5%
19.9%
7.8%
22.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
83.3%
55.5%
83.1%
53.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 6,582 6,881 11,934 5,105 26,810
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 4.8% 7.9% 15.9% 10.2% 30.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 99,494 62,857 132,228 51,915 369,209
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 78.2% 84.2% 66.9% 83.9% 64.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $318,600 $282,700 $222,600 $431,600 $489,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,963 $2,284 $1,999 $2,895 $3,176
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $829 $989 $917 $1,222 $1,358
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,197 $1,387 $1,175 $1,492 $1,637
Building permits, 2021 917 164 804 688 4,023
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 41,971 55,401 105,277 48,975 348,674
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.22 2.57 2.55 2.54 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 87.6% 92.0% 87.7% 90.8% 91.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 8.5% 10.3% 26.7% 12.8% 40.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.1% 95.7% 93.3% 95.7% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3% 92.5% 87.7% 92.9% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.0% 95.4% 87.8% 95.7% 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 35.0% 38.1% 29.4% 54.3% 51.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 10.2% 7.4% 9.8% 5.4% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.8%
5.7%
8.8%
5.1%
7.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 56.0% 68.2% 63.4% 64.9% 66.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 52.4% 64.2% 59.5% 61.7% 60.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 757,023 274,226 3,550,725 256,520 2,559,826
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 467,660 662,924 2,202,509 1,005,379 10,992,664
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 23,129 76,344 321,160 101,063 3,334,817
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,935,515 1,832,807 4,631,105 2,478,717 19,846,375
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,749 $12,974 $17,447 $19,818 $21,284
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 22.3 36.9 25.2 34.5 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $76,237 $101,645 $66,473 $123,373 $109,497
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,689 $48,744 $36,143 $61,328 $55,710
Persons in poverty, percent
9.0%
6.1%
15.1%
4.1%
7.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,729 3,093 6,128 3,709 31,724
Total employment, 2020 27,000 31,867 110,573 45,314 442,996
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,161,362 1,416,883 4,455,382 2,970,315 27,426,353
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.1% -0.6% 0.1% -2.5% -0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 8,698 11,486 18,523 12,288 103,417
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,450 3,109 5,333 3,411 26,919
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,043 1,998 3,134 2,154 17,495
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 773 536 1,010 577 4,815
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 180 366 967 302 6,091
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,042 2,493 3,781 2,736 18,410
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 144 S 267 151 1,007
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,960 2,684 4,412 2,857 23,401
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 378.7 278.1 494.2 301.4 4,105.6
Population per square mile, 2010 386.9 287.6 494.1 300.0 3,884.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 251.52 518.66 555.51 427.84 232.79
Land area in square miles, 2010 251.43 519.01 555.70 427.82 233.01
FIPS Code 34009 34037 34001 34019 34003
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., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). 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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