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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 618,795 263,670 825,062 328,934 8,882,190
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 124,371 618,795 263,670 825,062 328,934 8,882,190
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 127,361 630,362 274,525 810,038 323,479 8,791,978
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.3% -1.8% -4.0% 1.9% 1.7% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,947 643,615 274,534 863,162 345,361 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 630,380 274,549 809,858 323,444 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
4.9%
5.4%
5.7%
5.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
20.9%
21.1%
21.7%
21.5%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.4%
18.2%
18.6%
15.5%
16.2%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.3%
51.6%
50.6%
51.1%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
84.8%
71.3%
60.1%
68.1%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.7%
7.5%
17.1%
12.0%
10.5%
15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.3%
0.7%
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.4%
5.6%
8.1%
24.9%
18.8%
10.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
1.8%
2.7%
2.3%
2.1%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.0%
11.1%
19.4%
22.1%
15.2%
20.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.8%
75.1%
56.0%
41.7%
54.8%
54.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,439 24,383 12,325 24,709 9,579 321,991
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 13.6% 16.5% 32.8% 25.1% 22.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 50,563 262,925 128,930 303,426 127,513 3,641,812
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 82.8% 73.8% 67.1% 63.5% 75.8% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $415,100 $421,900 $217,900 $344,100 $430,700 $335,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,735 $2,698 $2,013 $2,482 $2,784 $2,465
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,129 $1,130 $906 $1,046 $1,174 $1,052
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,446 $1,399 $1,120 $1,469 $1,594 $1,334
Building permits, 2020 319 2,638 667 2,757 1,913 36,146
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 47,175 235,362 99,850 285,005 118,193 3,231,874
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.56 2.61 2.61 2.79 2.75 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.4% 90.8% 86.9% 89.6% 90.8% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 11.2% 17.9% 27.0% 44.5% 31.4% 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.1% 93.0% 90.6% 92.6% 94.9% 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 90.5% 88.6% 83.4% 86.4% 92.2% 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 95.0% 93.4% 87.0% 89.8% 94.5% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 52.7% 46.0% 28.1% 43.6% 54.7% 39.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.0% 6.4% 9.3% 5.6% 4.4% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.2%
7.1%
10.7%
9.1%
6.6%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.9% 66.2% 64.4% 64.4% 68.4% 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.8% 59.9% 60.8% 57.8% 62.5% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 206,253 1,318,879 4,008,546 1,387,200 739,850 19,673,558
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 794,379 4,809,461 1,969,273 5,084,450 2,475,712 60,375,232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,241 3,053,144 285,412 15,784,943 4,974,693 108,854,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,349,986 11,026,097 4,292,714 11,869,778 5,609,291 133,665,728
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,497 $17,519 $15,586 $14,422 $17,117 $15,079
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 35.0 35.0 24.9 34.4 32.5 32.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $115,379 $99,733 $62,110 $89,533 $113,611 $82,545
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $57,098 $51,700 $33,284 $39,599 $55,828 $42,745
Persons in poverty, percent
4.0%
6.2%
11.3%
8.5%
5.4%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,726 19,308 6,187 21,913 9,878 233,888
Total employment, 2019 46,480 248,962 110,453 412,429 192,626 3,805,357
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 2,917,042 13,224,043 4,638,036 26,712,952 16,544,280 239,861,512
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.1% 2.1% 3.4% 2.7% 0.8% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 12,208 58,473 17,834 62,950 28,681 745,483
All firms, 2012 13,804 64,460 21,211 68,733 32,335 792,088
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,340 38,993 11,850 41,119 19,101 464,592
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,857 18,167 7,026 20,366 9,621 252,944
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,418 10,636 4,969 28,634 8,766 237,242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 12,013 51,804 15,444 37,891 22,289 533,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,248 4,813 1,425 4,092 2,504 57,996
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 11,980 57,426 18,637 61,658 28,249 707,975
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 1,344.7 494.1 2,621.6 1,071.7 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 468.79 555.70 308.91 301.81 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34019 34025 34001 34023 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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