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

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Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 291,636 367,430 501,826 124,371 8,882,190
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 291,636 367,430 501,826 124,371 8,882,190
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 288,756 367,485 501,600 127,361 8,791,978
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% -2.3% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 302,294 387,340 524,118 128,947 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 288,288 366,513 501,226 128,349 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
5.6%
6.7%
4.3%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.6%
21.2%
23.7%
19.1%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.3%
15.6%
15.0%
19.4%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
51.1%
51.2%
50.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
83.0%
63.3%
74.9%
91.0%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.2%
21.5%
14.9%
2.7%
15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.6%
1.5%
0.2%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.1%
11.9%
5.7%
4.4%
10.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
2.5%
2.8%
1.5%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.7%
18.5%
42.9%
7.0%
20.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
77.8%
48.2%
40.3%
84.8%
54.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 15,247 12,035 12,569 5,439 321,991
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 5.5% 22.9% 30.6% 9.7% 22.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 114,447 145,125 177,260 50,563 3,641,812
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 80.1% 63.1% 52.7% 82.8% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $219,700 $291,100 $342,600 $415,100 $335,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,103 $2,315 $2,631 $2,735 $2,465
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $886 $1,020 $1,219 $1,129 $1,052
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,225 $1,266 $1,293 $1,446 $1,334
Building permits, 2020 709 832 1,314 319 36,146
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 104,908 129,936 165,429 47,175 3,231,874
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.73 2.70 2.99 2.56 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 90.2% 85.6% 92.1% 91.4% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 9.0% 30.5% 48.8% 11.2% 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 92.6% 91.5% 87.7% 94.1% 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 88.0% 83.0% 81.3% 90.5% 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.9% 88.5% 83.7% 95.0% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 33.0% 42.6% 28.2% 52.7% 39.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 8.9% 6.5% 5.3% 5.0% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
9.6%
14.2%
5.2%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 67.4% 64.3% 64.3% 66.9% 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 62.8% 59.2% 58.2% 63.8% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 406,593 731,437 647,958 206,253 19,673,558
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,298,161 2,981,025 2,516,793 794,379 60,375,232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,683,585 2,220,326 5,214,506 1,400,241 108,854,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,452,888 5,127,391 7,294,039 2,349,986 133,665,728
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,377 $13,922 $14,504 $18,497 $15,079
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 30.7 28.3 28.3 35.0 32.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $87,283 $81,057 $69,688 $115,379 $82,545
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $39,337 $43,086 $32,064 $57,098 $42,745
Persons in poverty, percent
7.5%
11.9%
13.3%
4.0%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 6,127 9,694 12,069 3,726 233,888
Total employment, 2019 97,974 199,859 145,363 46,480 3,805,357
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 4,358,854 14,128,509 7,402,564 2,917,042 239,861,512
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.0% 1.0% -0.5% 1.1% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 17,422 27,402 45,144 12,208 745,483
All firms, 2012 18,125 29,640 45,724 13,804 792,088
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,561 17,106 27,089 8,340 464,592
Women-owned firms, 2012 5,663 9,492 14,529 3,857 252,944
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,569 8,543 16,478 1,418 237,242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 14,835 19,683 27,674 12,013 533,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,776 2,223 3,163 1,248 57,996
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 15,556 25,807 40,516 11,980 707,975
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 895.3 1,632.2 2,715.3 300.0 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 322.01 224.56 184.59 427.82 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34015 34021 34031 34019 34
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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