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Cumberland County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey

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Table

Cumberland County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
153,627
145,543
648,998
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
153,627
145,543
648,998
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
154,152
144,221
637,229
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.3%
0.9%
1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 154,152 144,221 637,229
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 156,898 149,265 576,567
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
4.6%
7.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.2%
19.3%
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.9%
18.7%
22.4%
Female persons, percent
49.0%
49.8%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.1%
92.6%
92.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.4%
3.0%
3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.3%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.5%
2.3%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
3.2%
1.8%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
33.0%
10.5%
9.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
44.3%
83.3%
83.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 5,923 6,881 33,551
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 10.5% 7.9% 7.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 57,210 62,857 295,584
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 66.2% 84.2% 79.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $168,900 $282,700 $298,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,687 $2,284 $2,122
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $772 $989 $816
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,131 $1,387 $1,538
Building permits, 2021 185 164 3,758
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 51,873 55,401 237,729
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.74 2.57 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.5% 92.0% 90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 27.6% 10.3% 12.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 91.2% 95.7% 91.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 84.9% 92.5% 84.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 80.8% 95.4% 92.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 17.0% 38.1% 32.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 10.7% 7.4% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.8%
5.7%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 56.0% 68.2% 58.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 56.5% 64.2% 55.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 184,497 274,226 1,114,823
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,121,883 662,924 4,219,515
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 297,878 76,344 378,392
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,010,967 1,832,807 8,720,101
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,305 $12,974 $14,642
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 23.8 36.9 30.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $58,397 $101,645 $76,644
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $30,034 $48,744 $39,035
Persons in poverty, percent
13.1%
5.4%
10.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 2,746 3,093 13,765
Total employment, 2020 46,305 31,867 153,423
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,994,238 1,416,883 6,241,693
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -1.5% -0.6% 0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 6,406 11,486 47,098
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,555 3,109 11,680
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,540 1,998 7,594
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 536 1,977
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 366 1,121
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,750 2,493 9,664
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 132 S 525
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,024 2,684 10,142
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 318.9 278.1 1,014.2
Population per square mile, 2010 324.4 287.6 917.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 483.36 518.66 628.29
Land area in square miles, 2010 483.70 519.01 628.78
FIPS Code 34011 34037 34029
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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