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Gloucester County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey

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Table

Gloucester County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
860,807
953,819
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
860,807
953,819
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
302,294
863,162
955,732
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.7%
-0.3%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 302,294 863,162 955,732
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 288,288 809,858 905,116
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.4%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
21.6%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
15.9%
17.8%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.2%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.2%
58.6%
72.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.8%
12.5%
7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.8%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
25.7%
17.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.4%
22.7%
22.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.5%
39.9%
53.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 15,467 23,506 26,810
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 5.5% 33.4% 30.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 117,752 317,113 369,209
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 80.4% 63.9% 64.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $232,800 $362,900 $489,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,148 $2,586 $3,176
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $946 $1,105 $1,358
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,301 $1,612 $1,637
Building permits, 2021 675 3,269 4,023
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 109,290 299,455 348,674
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71 2.78 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.9% 89.0% 91.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 9.2% 45.6% 40.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.8% 94.6% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 90.7% 90.6% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 93.7% 89.9% 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 34.5% 44.8% 51.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.3% 6.0% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
8.1%
7.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.9% 65.7% 66.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 62.4% 59.4% 60.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 562,212 1,790,517 2,559,826
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,682,365 6,618,597 10,992,664
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 629,439 4,487,136 3,334,817
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,813,242 14,855,971 19,846,375
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,535 $17,964 $21,284
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.0 33.6 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $93,208 $96,883 $109,497
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $42,742 $43,300 $55,710
Persons in poverty, percent
7.0%
7.4%
6.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 6,155 21,651 31,724
Total employment, 2020 104,007 414,357 442,996
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 4,499,033 27,479,017 27,426,353
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 6.2% 0.5% -0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 17,578 64,680 103,417
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,929 18,457 26,919
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,001 11,407 17,495
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 919 3,619 4,815
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 546 6,860 6,091
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,824 9,835 18,410
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 273 S 1,007
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,064 15,981 23,401
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 938.8 2,791.4 4,105.6
Population per square mile, 2010 895.3 2,621.6 3,884.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 322.00 309.22 232.79
Land area in square miles, 2010 322.01 308.91 233.01
FIPS Code 34015 34023 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., 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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