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Mercer County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Hudson County, New Jersey

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Table

Mercer County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Hudson County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
385,898
304,477
129,924
65,046
702,463
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
385,898
304,477
129,924
65,046
702,463
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
387,340
302,294
128,947
64,837
724,854
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.4%
0.7%
0.8%
0.3%
-3.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 387,340 302,294 128,947 64,837 724,854
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 366,513 288,288 128,349 66,083 634,266
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
5.0%
4.2%
5.3%
6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
21.5%
18.8%
21.8%
20.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
16.7%
20.1%
19.1%
12.6%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.1%
50.3%
50.7%
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.3%
82.2%
89.9%
80.4%
63.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
21.6%
11.8%
3.3%
15.2%
15.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.2%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
12.6%
3.2%
4.8%
1.1%
16.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
2.4%
1.6%
2.6%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.4%
7.4%
7.8%
10.5%
42.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
46.7%
76.5%
83.1%
72.3%
28.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 12,160 15,467 5,105 3,307 11,395
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 23.6% 5.5% 10.2% 3.8% 42.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 150,657 117,752 51,915 27,735 317,046
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 63.0% 80.4% 83.9% 70.8% 32.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $295,400 $232,800 $431,600 $187,400 $424,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,385 $2,148 $2,895 $1,899 $2,981
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,022 $946 $1,222 $847 $1,186
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,361 $1,301 $1,492 $1,064 $1,552
Building permits, 2021 544 675 688 88 5,257
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 137,114 109,290 48,975 24,753 282,832
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.68 2.71 2.54 2.55 2.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 86.1% 89.9% 90.8% 89.8% 87.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 31.2% 9.2% 12.8% 8.0% 58.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.3% 94.8% 95.7% 91.2% 94.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 86.6% 90.7% 92.9% 86.0% 89.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 89.6% 93.7% 95.7% 90.5% 86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 43.6% 34.5% 54.3% 23.3% 45.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 7.1% 8.3% 5.4% 11.4% 5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
5.7%
5.1%
7.6%
12.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.7% 66.9% 64.9% 60.7% 69.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.8% 62.4% 61.7% 58.4% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 912,819 562,212 256,520 83,812 1,579,936
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,364,811 1,682,365 1,005,379 300,510 3,091,133
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 511,670 629,439 101,063 116,642 3,515,020
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 7,573,863 4,813,242 2,478,717 574,958 7,964,867
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,554 $16,535 $19,818 $9,134 $11,837
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 27.6 30.0 34.5 26.6 36.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $85,687 $93,208 $123,373 $67,898 $79,795
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,879 $42,742 $61,328 $34,812 $46,197
Persons in poverty, percent
10.4%
7.7%
4.1%
12.0%
15.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 9,669 6,155 3,709 1,135 13,853
Total employment, 2020 202,228 104,007 45,314 16,450 246,619
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 15,030,875 4,499,033 2,970,315 950,492 19,091,700
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 1.2% 6.2% -2.5% -2.8% 1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 28,098 17,578 12,288 2,965 62,345
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,207 4,929 3,411 950 11,353
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,988 3,001 2,154 609 6,822
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,404 919 577 S 2,248
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,843 546 302 S 4,247
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,099 3,824 2,736 727 5,855
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 317 273 151 S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,654 4,064 2,857 719 9,936
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,725.8 938.8 301.4 195.4 15,691.5
Population per square mile, 2010 1,632.2 895.3 300.0 199.1 13,731.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 224.44 322.00 427.84 331.86 46.19
Land area in square miles, 2010 224.56 322.01 427.82 331.90 46.19
FIPS Code 34021 34015 34019 34033 34017
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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