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Essex County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey

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Table

Essex County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
854,917
523,771
153,627
953,819
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
854,917
523,771
153,627
953,819
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
863,728
523,485
154,152
955,732
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.0%
0.1%
-0.3%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 863,728 523,485 154,152 955,732
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 783,969 513,657 156,898 905,116
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
5.9%
6.1%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
22.7%
24.2%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.2%
16.3%
15.9%
17.8%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
51.5%
49.0%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
48.6%
68.2%
71.1%
72.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
41.6%
22.0%
22.4%
7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.7%
1.7%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.3%
6.2%
1.5%
17.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
2.8%
3.2%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
24.3%
18.5%
33.0%
22.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
29.8%
54.5%
44.3%
53.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 19,033 21,984 5,923 26,810
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 28.7% 11.4% 10.5% 30.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 336,299 213,486 57,210 369,209
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 44.5% 65.2% 66.2% 64.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $414,000 $211,400 $168,900 $489,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,969 $1,989 $1,687 $3,176
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,378 $1,007 $772 $1,358
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,279 $1,169 $1,131 $1,637
Building permits, 2021 3,417 908 185 4,023
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 307,613 196,939 51,873 348,674
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.70 2.61 2.74 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.6% 88.3% 89.5% 91.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 37.4% 20.7% 27.6% 40.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 92.5% 92.9% 91.2% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 84.0% 87.9% 84.9% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 86.7% 89.2% 80.8% 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 36.7% 33.6% 17.0% 51.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.2% 10.0% 10.7% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.4%
7.5%
12.8%
7.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.0% 66.2% 56.0% 66.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.7% 62.3% 56.5% 60.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,883,319 913,267 184,497 2,559,826
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,098,958 5,497,525 1,121,883 10,992,664
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,310,644 1,096,507 297,878 3,334,817
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,070,865 6,810,615 2,010,967 19,846,375
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $11,378 $13,447 $13,305 $21,284
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 34.2 28.4 23.8 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $67,826 $75,485 $58,397 $109,497
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $42,028 $38,907 $30,034 $55,710
Persons in poverty, percent
15.1%
12.0%
14.4%
7.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 18,974 11,443 2,746 31,724
Total employment, 2020 299,108 192,454 46,305 442,996
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 19,170,086 9,981,880 1,994,238 27,426,353
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.1% 2.9% -1.5% -0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 75,412 34,032 6,406 103,417
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 16,516 9,513 2,555 26,919
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,308 5,993 1,540 17,495
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,059 1,690 S 4,815
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,106 1,727 S 6,091
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,415 6,734 1,750 18,410
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 588 454 132 1,007
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 14,009 7,938 2,024 23,401
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 6,850.4 2,364.9 318.9 4,105.6
Population per square mile, 2010 6,211.5 2,321.5 324.4 3,884.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 126.09 221.36 483.36 232.79
Land area in square miles, 2010 126.21 221.26 483.70 233.01
FIPS Code 34013 34007 34011 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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