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Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; New Jersey; United States

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA 8,882,190 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA 8,882,190 328,239,523
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 124,714 331,164 8,908,520 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA NA 8,791,978 308,758,105
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 127,357 323,433 8,791,962 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA 1.0% 6.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -2.1% 2.4% 1.3% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 128,349 323,444 8,791,894 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.1%
5.1%
5.8%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.3%
21.9%
21.9%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.5%
15.6%
16.1%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
51.1%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
68.6%
72.0%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.9%
10.4%
15.0%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.4%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.2%
18.6%
10.0%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
2.1%
2.3%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.8%
15.0%
20.6%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.1%
55.5%
54.9%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 5,486 9,761 333,835 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 9.0% 25.0% 22.2% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 50,463 127,012 3,628,302 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 83.3% 75.6% 63.9% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $402,800 $420,500 $327,900 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $2,693 $2,754 $2,439 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,111 $1,161 $1,031 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,402 $1,552 $1,295 $1,023
Building permits, 2018 621 1,309 27,942 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 47,180 117,012 3,213,362 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.56 2.78 2.71 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 91.6% 90.8% 89.9% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 10.7% 30.5% 31.0% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 93.5% 94.0% 90.1% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 89.3% 90.7% 84.1% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 95.1% 94.7% 89.5% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 52.0% 54.5% 38.9% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.0% 4.6% 6.6% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.9%
5.7%
8.7%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 66.7% 68.5% 65.5% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.7% 62.5% 60.1% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 206,253 739,850 19,673,558 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 794,379 2,475,712 60,375,232 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,241 4,974,693 108,854,971 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,030,558 25,544,663 288,467,844 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,349,986 5,609,291 133,665,728 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,497 $17,117 $15,079 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 34.1 32.3 31.7 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $112,535 $111,772 $79,363 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $54,984 $54,393 $40,895 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
4.4%
4.9%
9.5%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 3,813 10,006 233,9071 7,860,674
Total employment, 2017 49,069 186,523 3,679,4431 128,591,812
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 3,163,509 15,750,383 220,310,4401 6,725,346,754
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 12.2% -2.2% 1.2%1 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 12,071 27,967 716,918 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 13,804 32,335 792,088 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,340 19,101 464,592 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,857 9,621 252,944 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,418 8,766 237,242 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 12,013 22,289 533,808 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,248 2,504 57,996 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 11,980 28,249 707,975 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 300.0 1,071.7 1,195.5 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 427.82 301.81 7,354.22 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34019 34035 34 00
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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