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Cumberland County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey

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Table

Cumberland County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
151,347
380,779
347,047
145,575
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
152,326
381,671
348,842
146,132
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
151,347
380,779
347,047
145,575
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
154,160
387,328
345,353
144,220
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
154,160
387,328
345,353
144,220
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-1.2%
-1.5%
1.0%
1.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.8%
-1.7%
0.5%
0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 154,152 387,340 345,361 144,221
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 156,898 366,513 323,444 149,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
5.5%
4.8%
4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.0%
21.4%
20.8%
19.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.3%
16.5%
17.3%
19.2%
Female persons, percent
49.2%
50.6%
50.6%
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.1%
61.3%
65.6%
92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.4%
21.8%
11.0%
3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.6%
0.7%
0.4%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.6%
13.0%
20.7%
2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.2%
2.8%
2.2%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
33.6%
20.4%
16.4%
11.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
43.9%
45.2%
51.5%
82.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 5,597 11,286 10,043 6,349
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 10.9% 24.6% 26.9% 8.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 57,258 150,710 133,445 62,843
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 66.0% 62.8% 75.3% 84.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $192,900 $327,600 $489,500 $322,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,808 $2,519 $3,063 $2,380
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $812 $1,085 $1,323 $1,057
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,202 $1,454 $1,846 $1,501
Building permits, 2022 120 643 907 226
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 52,584 139,549 127,566 56,348
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.72 2.62 2.67 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.4% 86.9% 90.0% 91.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 28.0% 32.8% 33.7% 10.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 91.5% 94.1% 97.1% 95.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 85.5% 88.5% 95.1% 93.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 81.2% 89.7% 94.0% 95.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 17.3% 44.2% 57.3% 39.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.6% 7.1% 4.7% 7.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.2%
7.7%
5.3%
5.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 56.7% 63.8% 69.3% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 56.2% 58.9% 63.2% 64.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 184,497 912,819 941,735 274,226
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,121,883 3,364,811 2,963,162 662,924
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 297,878 511,670 705,004 76,344
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,010,967 7,573,863 6,750,809 1,832,807
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,305 $20,554 $20,417 $12,974
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 24.4 27.5 31.3 36.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $62,310 $92,697 $131,948 $111,094
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $32,551 $50,053 $67,554 $54,124
Persons in poverty, percent
15.5%
10.6%
5.1%
5.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 2,772 9,706 9,727 3,133
Total employment, 2021 44,581 187,231 179,324 29,788
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 2,134,196 15,180,911 17,314,893 1,544,718
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -3.7% -7.4% -5.0% -6.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 7,065 28,559 30,115 11,839
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,555 8,207 8,671 3,109
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,540 4,988 5,563 1,998
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 1,404 1,383 536
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 1,843 2,088 366
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,750 5,099 5,538 2,493
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 132 317 329 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,024 6,654 7,237 2,684
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 318.9 1,725.8 1,144.1 278.1
Population per square mile, 2010 324.4 1,632.2 1,071.7 287.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 483.36 224.44 301.87 518.66
Land area in square miles, 2010 483.70 224.56 301.81 519.01
FIPS Code 34011 34021 34035 34037
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

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., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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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