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Hudson County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Hudson County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 672,391 149,527 932,202 124,371 328,934 8,882,190
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 672,391 149,527 932,202 124,371 328,934 8,882,190
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 634,284 156,627 905,107 127,361 323,479 8,791,978
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.0% -4.5% 3.0% -2.3% 1.7% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X X X X 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 634,266 156,898 905,116 128,349 323,444 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.9%
6.1%
5.3%
4.3%
5.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.3%
23.7%
21.1%
19.1%
21.5%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.2%
15.6%
17.7%
19.4%
16.2%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
49.1%
51.4%
50.7%
51.1%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
64.7%
71.7%
72.9%
91.0%
68.1%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
14.8%
21.9%
7.4%
2.7%
10.5%
15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.1%
1.6%
0.5%
0.2%
0.4%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
16.4%
1.4%
17.0%
4.4%
18.8%
10.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
3.1%
2.2%
1.5%
2.1%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
42.7%
31.8%
21.0%
7.0%
15.2%
20.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
29.0%
45.4%
55.1%
84.8%
54.8%
54.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 11,856 6,495 27,237 5,439 9,579 321,991
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 43.2% 10.0% 30.8% 9.7% 25.1% 22.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 286,918 56,451 360,816 50,563 127,513 3,641,812
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 31.7% 65.2% 64.8% 82.8% 75.8% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $378,000 $162,500 $469,500 $415,100 $430,700 $335,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,775 $1,614 $3,061 $2,735 $2,784 $2,465
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,149 $740 $1,280 $1,129 $1,174 $1,052
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,391 $1,069 $1,506 $1,446 $1,594 $1,334
Building permits, 2020 6,950 179 3,380 319 1,913 36,146
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 258,591 50,729 339,856 47,175 118,193 3,231,874
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.56 2.74 2.71 2.56 2.75 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.1% 87.1% 91.2% 91.4% 90.8% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 59.0% 27.8% 40.0% 11.2% 31.4% 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.3% 85.6% 92.9% 94.1% 94.9% 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.5% 78.0% 89.7% 90.5% 92.2% 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 84.8% 79.4% 92.5% 95.0% 94.5% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 42.3% 15.6% 49.3% 52.7% 54.7% 39.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.0% 10.2% 4.2% 5.0% 4.4% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
12.1%
8.4%
5.2%
6.6%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 69.1% 55.5% 66.1% 66.9% 68.4% 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 62.5% 55.5% 59.5% 63.8% 62.5% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,214,543 173,701 2,016,749 206,253 739,850 19,673,558
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,397,648 872,101 9,302,959 794,379 2,475,712 60,375,232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,682,881 2,811,963 12,577,581 1,400,241 4,974,693 108,854,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,647,592 2,049,003 20,349,156 2,349,986 5,609,291 133,665,728
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $10,191 $12,986 $22,145 $18,497 $17,117 $15,079
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 36.4 23.6 33.1 35.0 32.5 32.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $71,189 $54,149 $101,144 $115,379 $113,611 $82,545
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $40,740 $25,694 $51,214 $57,098 $55,828 $42,745
Persons in poverty, percent
13.7%
13.8%
5.7%
4.0%
5.4%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 13,858 2,835 31,826 3,726 9,878 233,888
Total employment, 2019 243,114 47,003 446,836 46,480 192,626 3,805,357
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 18,655,039 1,930,231 28,807,283 2,917,042 16,544,280 239,861,512
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 3.7% 3.2% 0.1% 1.1% 0.8% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 61,548 6,139 101,881 12,208 28,681 745,483
All firms, 2012 61,484 8,322 110,267 13,804 32,335 792,088
Men-owned firms, 2012 33,388 5,083 63,895 8,340 19,101 464,592
Women-owned firms, 2012 22,648 2,245 34,576 3,857 9,621 252,944
Minority-owned firms, 2012 33,607 2,388 31,395 1,418 8,766 237,242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 25,747 5,504 75,344 12,013 22,289 533,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,090 807 7,713 1,248 2,504 57,996
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 56,449 7,018 98,227 11,980 28,249 707,975
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 13,731.4 324.4 3,884.5 300.0 1,071.7 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 46.19 483.70 233.01 427.82 301.81 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34017 34011 34003 34019 34035 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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