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Mercer County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Warren County, New Jersey; New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Mercer County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Warren County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
380,688
466,103
110,926
9,261,699
346,875
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
380,688
466,103
110,926
9,261,699
346,875
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
387,340
461,863
109,638
9,289,031
345,356
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.7%
0.9%
1.2%
-0.3%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 387,340 461,860 109,632 9,288,994 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 366,513 448,734 108,692 8,791,894 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
5.0%
4.7%
5.6%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
20.6%
19.2%
21.8%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
17.7%
19.2%
16.9%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.5%
50.5%
50.8%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.3%
71.9%
87.8%
71.1%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
21.6%
18.7%
6.7%
15.3%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
0.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
12.6%
5.8%
3.1%
10.3%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
3.2%
1.9%
2.4%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.4%
9.2%
11.4%
21.5%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
46.7%
65.1%
78.1%
53.5%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 12,160 26,338 5,578 309,642 9,982
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 23.6% 10.3% 9.1% 22.9% 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 150,710 186,192 46,787 3,785,346 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 63.0% 75.6% 72.5% 63.8% 75.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $295,400 $270,000 $272,500 $355,700 $444,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,385 $2,207 $2,173 $2,560 $2,890
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,022 $967 $941 $1,102 $1,241
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,361 $1,444 $1,177 $1,436 $1,722
Building permits, 2022 643 1,998 306 36,974 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 137,114 172,400 43,789 3,397,156 125,363
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.68 2.60 2.45 2.66 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 86.1% 88.6% 90.7% 89.7% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 31.2% 13.9% 12.7% 31.9% 32.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.3% 95.0% 92.6% 93.9% 96.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 86.6% 92.2% 88.7% 89.4% 94.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 89.6% 94.0% 93.2% 90.5% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 43.6% 40.0% 34.5% 41.5% 56.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 7.1% 7.6% 7.8% 6.6% 4.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
5.5%
8.0%
8.4%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.7% 64.8% 65.6% 65.8% 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.8% 61.9% 60.4% 60.8% 63.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 912,819 902,336 169,022 23,785,076 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,364,811 3,281,131 521,865 74,723,386 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 511,670 942,127 137,097 30,902,528 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 7,573,863 8,223,094 1,616,110 149,171,300 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,554 $18,428 $15,281 $16,783 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 27.6 29.6 34.4 31.5 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $85,687 $95,935 $85,163 $89,703 $121,695
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,879 $47,065 $42,025 $46,691 $61,805
Persons in poverty, percent
10.4%
7.6%
9.3%
10.2%
5.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 9,706 10,438 2,362 233,950 9,727
Total employment, 2021 187,231 180,387 27,447 3,570,543 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 15,180,911 11,400,877 1,562,529 256,423,692 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.4% -7.2% -5.1% -6.5% -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 28,098 30,769 7,507 762,163 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,207 8,532 2,113 188,322 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,988 5,370 1,374 123,258 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,404 1,461 325 35,466 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,843 1,247 270 42,061 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,099 6,313 1,616 133,485 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 317 420 118 8,138 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,654 7,063 1,760 166,931 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,725.8 577.8 307.5 1,263.0 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 1,632.2 561.9 304.5 1,195.5 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 224.44 799.29 356.54 7,354.76 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 224.56 798.58 356.92 7,354.22 301.81
FIPS Code 34021 34005 34041 34 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.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

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.

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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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