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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 445,349 618,795 798,975 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 445,349 618,795 798,975 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 127,361 448,730 630,362 783,891 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.3% -0.8% -1.8% 1.9% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,947 461,860 643,615 863,728 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 448,734 630,380 783,969 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
5.1%
4.9%
6.6%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
20.7%
20.9%
23.7%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.4%
17.4%
18.2%
13.9%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.8%
51.3%
51.9%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
72.9%
84.8%
48.9%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.7%
18.3%
7.5%
41.9%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.4%
5.4%
5.6%
5.9%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
3.0%
1.8%
2.4%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.0%
8.5%
11.1%
23.8%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
66.6%
75.1%
30.2%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,439 27,906 24,383 18,419 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 9.7% 13.6% 27.2% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 50,563 180,471 262,925 319,686 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 82.8% 75.4% 73.8% 44.0% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $415,100 $251,200 $421,900 $386,000 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,735 $2,115 $2,698 $2,858 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,129 $913 $1,130 $1,330 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,446 $1,346 $1,399 $1,178 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 319 1,749 2,638 2,705 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 47,175 166,391 235,362 285,908 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.56 2.61 2.61 2.71 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.4% 89.2% 90.8% 89.6% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 11.2% 13.1% 17.9% 35.9% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.1% 93.3% 93.0% 89.1% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 90.5% 88.8% 88.6% 80.5% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 95.0% 93.7% 93.4% 86.1% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 52.7% 38.0% 46.0% 35.5% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.0% 7.8% 6.4% 7.8% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.2%
6.0%
7.1%
12.0%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.9% 65.2% 66.2% 65.7% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.8% 61.9% 59.9% 61.6% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 206,253 771,418 1,318,879 1,378,698 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 794,379 2,710,591 4,809,461 6,274,291 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,241 5,496,624 3,053,144 5,942,038 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,349,986 6,868,632 11,026,097 9,204,586 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,497 $15,218 $17,519 $11,685 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 35.0 30.0 35.0 34.9 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $115,379 $87,416 $99,733 $61,510 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $57,098 $43,187 $51,700 $38,722 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
4.0%
5.7%
6.2%
13.8%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,726 10,501 19,308 18,913 9,878
Total employment, 2019 46,480 189,086 248,962 298,755 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 2,917,042 10,598,649 13,224,043 19,320,156 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.1% 1.6% 2.1% 0.7% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 12,208 30,302 58,473 73,493 28,681
All firms, 2012 13,804 32,404 64,460 75,564 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,340 19,316 38,993 39,994 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,857 9,473 18,167 29,092 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,418 6,296 10,636 35,331 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 12,013 24,687 51,804 37,784 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,248 3,105 4,813 4,543 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 11,980 27,554 57,426 68,453 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 561.9 1,344.7 6,211.5 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 798.58 468.79 126.21 301.81
FIPS Code 34019 34005 34025 34013 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., 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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