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Gloucester County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Gloucester County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
510,981
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
304,477
510,981
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
302,294
509,285
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.7%
0.3%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 302,294 509,285 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 288,288 492,276 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
4.8%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
20.6%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
17.8%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.4%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.2%
82.2%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.8%
4.1%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
11.3%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
2.0%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.4%
14.3%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.5%
69.3%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 15,467 15,526 9,982
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 5.5% 19.5% 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 117,752 198,761 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 80.4% 73.8% 75.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $232,800 $474,500 $444,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,148 $3,009 $2,890
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $946 $1,244 $1,241
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,301 $1,713 $1,722
Building permits, 2021 675 2,127 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 109,290 187,430 125,363
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71 2.66 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.9% 91.1% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 9.2% 25.0% 32.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 94.8% 95.7% 96.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 90.7% 93.5% 94.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 93.7% 94.6% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 34.5% 55.8% 56.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.3% 4.9% 4.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
5.6%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.9% 67.9% 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 62.4% 61.7% 63.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 562,212 1,574,724 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,682,365 5,330,026 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 629,439 1,213,602 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,813,242 10,433,242 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,535 $21,120 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.0 30.7 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $93,208 $123,727 $121,695
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $42,742 $61,915 $61,805
Persons in poverty, percent
7.0%
4.7%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 6,155 16,419 9,773
Total employment, 2020 104,007 302,883 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 4,499,033 25,275,500 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 6.2% -2.0% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 17,578 46,153 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,929 14,269 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,001 9,013 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 919 2,433 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 546 2,092 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,824 10,639 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 273 595 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,064 12,129 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 938.8 1,104.8 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 895.3 1,069.8 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 322.00 460.97 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 322.01 460.18 301.81
FIPS Code 34015 34027 34035
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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