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Gloucester County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey

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Table

Gloucester County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
953,819
385,898
518,117
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
953,819
385,898
518,117
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
302,294
955,732
387,340
524,118
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)
0.7%
-0.2%
-0.4%
-1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 302,294 955,732 387,340 524,118
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 288,288 905,116 366,513 501,226
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.0%
5.4%
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
21.0%
21.2%
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
17.8%
16.0%
15.3%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.0%
50.8%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.2%
72.0%
62.3%
74.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.8%
7.6%
21.6%
14.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.6%
0.7%
1.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
17.4%
12.6%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.3%
2.6%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.4%
22.0%
19.4%
43.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.5%
53.6%
46.7%
39.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 15,467 26,810 12,160 11,907
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 5.5% 30.9% 23.6% 32.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 117,752 369,209 150,657 185,497
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 80.4% 64.9% 63.0% 52.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $232,800 $489,600 $295,400 $363,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,148 $3,176 $2,385 $2,724
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $946 $1,358 $1,022 $1,270
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,301 $1,637 $1,361 $1,367
Building permits, 2021 675 4,023 544 1,144
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 109,290 348,674 137,114 176,203
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71 2.70 2.68 2.91
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.9% 91.2% 86.1% 91.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 9.2% 40.6% 31.2% 49.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.8% 94.9% 93.3% 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 90.7% 92.2% 86.6% 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 93.7% 92.9% 89.6% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 34.5% 51.2% 43.6% 29.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.3% 4.4% 7.1% 5.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
7.0%
7.7%
14.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.9% 66.8% 63.7% 66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 62.4% 60.9% 58.8% 60.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 562,212 2,559,826 912,819 816,949
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,682,365 10,992,664 3,364,811 3,127,286
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 629,439 3,334,817 511,670 615,780
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,813,242 19,846,375 7,573,863 8,086,803
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,535 $21,284 $20,554 $16,032
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.0 32.4 27.6 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $93,208 $109,497 $85,687 $78,386
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $42,742 $55,710 $45,879 $35,723
Persons in poverty, percent
7.7%
7.5%
10.4%
14.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 6,155 31,724 9,669 11,902
Total employment, 2020 104,007 442,996 202,228 144,368
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 4,499,033 27,426,353 15,030,875 7,183,258
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 6.2% -0.9% 1.2% -0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 17,578 103,417 28,098 46,302
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,929 26,919 8,207 10,865
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,001 17,495 4,988 7,345
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 919 4,815 1,404 1,770
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 546 6,091 1,843 2,393
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,824 18,410 5,099 7,559
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 273 1,007 317 499
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,064 23,401 6,654 9,533
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 938.8 4,105.6 1,725.8 2,817.6
Population per square mile, 2010 895.3 3,884.5 1,632.2 2,715.3
Land area in square miles, 2020 322.00 232.79 224.44 186.01
Land area in square miles, 2010 322.01 233.01 224.56 184.59
FIPS Code 34015 34003 34021 34031
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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