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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey

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Table

Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
129,924
518,117
860,807
854,917
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
129,924
518,117
860,807
854,917
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
128,947
524,118
863,162
863,728
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.8%
-1.1%
-0.3%
-1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,947 524,118 863,162 863,728
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 501,226 809,858 783,969
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.2%
6.3%
5.4%
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.8%
23.7%
21.6%
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.1%
15.3%
15.9%
14.2%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
50.8%
50.2%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.9%
74.5%
58.6%
48.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.3%
14.9%
12.5%
41.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
1.7%
0.8%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.8%
5.9%
25.7%
6.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
2.7%
2.3%
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.8%
43.7%
22.7%
24.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
83.1%
39.5%
39.9%
29.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 5,105 11,907 23,506 19,033
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 10.2% 32.1% 33.4% 28.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 51,915 185,497 317,113 336,299
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 83.9% 52.2% 63.9% 44.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $431,600 $363,700 $362,900 $414,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,895 $2,724 $2,586 $2,969
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,222 $1,270 $1,105 $1,378
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,492 $1,367 $1,612 $1,279
Building permits, 2021 688 1,144 3,269 3,417
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 48,975 176,203 299,455 307,613
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.54 2.91 2.78 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 90.8% 91.1% 89.0% 89.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 12.8% 49.8% 45.6% 37.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 95.7% 92.5% 94.6% 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 92.9% 88.3% 90.6% 84.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 95.7% 85.0% 89.9% 86.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 54.3% 29.8% 44.8% 36.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 5.4% 5.3% 6.0% 8.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.1%
14.4%
8.1%
12.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 64.9% 66.2% 65.7% 66.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.7% 60.5% 59.4% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 256,520 816,949 1,790,517 1,883,319
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,005,379 3,127,286 6,618,597 8,098,958
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 101,063 615,780 4,487,136 8,310,644
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,478,717 8,086,803 14,855,971 9,070,865
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,818 $16,032 $17,964 $11,378
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 34.5 27.5 33.6 34.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $123,373 $78,386 $96,883 $67,826
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $61,328 $35,723 $43,300 $42,028
Persons in poverty, percent
4.1%
14.1%
8.0%
15.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,709 11,902 21,651 18,974
Total employment, 2020 45,314 144,368 414,357 299,108
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 2,970,315 7,183,258 27,479,017 19,170,086
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.5% -0.7% 0.5% 0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 12,288 46,302 64,680 75,412
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,411 10,865 18,457 16,516
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,154 7,345 11,407 10,308
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 577 1,770 3,619 3,059
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 302 2,393 6,860 4,106
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,736 7,559 9,835 10,415
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 151 499 S 588
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,857 9,533 15,981 14,009
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 301.4 2,817.6 2,791.4 6,850.4
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 2,715.3 2,621.6 6,211.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 427.84 186.01 309.22 126.09
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 184.59 308.91 126.21
FIPS Code 34019 34031 34023 34013
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., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). 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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