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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Cumberland County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Cumberland County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 149,527 932,202 263,670 607,186 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 149,527 932,202 263,670 607,186 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 127,361 156,627 905,107 274,525 576,546 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.3% -4.5% 3.0% -4.0% 5.3% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,947 154,152 955,732 274,534 637,229 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 156,898 905,116 274,549 576,567 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
6.1%
5.3%
5.4%
7.1%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
23.7%
21.1%
21.1%
24.2%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.4%
15.6%
17.7%
18.6%
22.8%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
49.1%
51.4%
51.6%
51.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
71.7%
72.9%
71.3%
92.7%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.7%
21.9%
7.4%
17.1%
3.6%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
1.6%
0.5%
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.4%
1.4%
17.0%
8.1%
1.9%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
3.1%
2.2%
2.7%
1.4%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.0%
31.8%
21.0%
19.4%
9.5%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
45.4%
55.1%
56.0%
84.3%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,439 6,495 27,237 12,325 35,973 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 10.0% 30.8% 16.5% 7.8% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 50,563 56,451 360,816 128,930 286,170 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 82.8% 65.2% 64.8% 67.1% 80.0% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $415,100 $162,500 $469,500 $217,900 $279,000 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,735 $1,614 $3,061 $2,013 $2,034 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,129 $740 $1,280 $906 $772 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,446 $1,069 $1,506 $1,120 $1,428 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 319 179 3,380 667 3,625 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 47,175 50,729 339,856 99,850 226,160 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.56 2.74 2.71 2.61 2.61 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.4% 87.1% 91.2% 86.9% 90.2% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 11.2% 27.8% 40.0% 27.0% 12.1% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.1% 85.6% 92.9% 90.6% 89.2% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 90.5% 78.0% 89.7% 83.4% 82.3% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 95.0% 79.4% 92.5% 87.0% 92.0% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 52.7% 15.6% 49.3% 28.1% 30.0% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.0% 10.2% 4.2% 9.3% 7.4% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.2%
12.1%
8.4%
10.7%
7.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.9% 55.5% 66.1% 64.4% 58.5% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.8% 55.5% 59.5% 60.8% 54.4% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 206,253 173,701 2,016,749 4,008,546 801,532 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 794,379 872,101 9,302,959 1,969,273 3,185,948 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,241 2,811,963 12,577,581 285,412 1,400,022 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,349,986 2,049,003 20,349,156 4,292,714 7,695,378 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,497 $12,986 $22,145 $15,586 $13,257 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 35.0 23.6 33.1 24.9 31.2 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $115,379 $54,149 $101,144 $62,110 $70,909 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $57,098 $25,694 $51,214 $33,284 $36,100 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
4.0%
13.8%
5.7%
11.3%
9.0%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,726 2,835 31,826 6,187 13,639 9,878
Total employment, 2019 46,480 47,003 446,836 110,453 152,419 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 2,917,042 1,930,231 28,807,283 4,638,036 6,166,870 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.1% 3.2% 0.1% 3.4% 2.0% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 12,208 6,139 101,881 17,834 45,228 28,681
All firms, 2012 13,804 8,322 110,267 21,211 44,507 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,340 5,083 63,895 11,850 26,414 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,857 2,245 34,576 7,026 13,551 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,418 2,388 31,395 4,969 4,152 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 12,013 5,504 75,344 15,444 39,088 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,248 807 7,713 1,425 3,787 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 11,980 7,018 98,227 18,637 39,103 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 324.4 3,884.5 494.1 917.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 483.70 233.01 555.70 628.78 301.81
FIPS Code 34019 34011 34003 34001 34029 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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