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Mercer County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; New Jersey; United States

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Mercer County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 367,430 62,385 506,471 124,371 8,882,190 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 367,430 62,385 506,471 124,371 8,882,190 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 367,485 66,072 513,535 127,361 8,791,978 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.0% -5.6% -1.4% -2.3% 1.0% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 387,340 64,837 523,485 128,947 9,288,994 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 366,513 66,083 513,657 128,349 8,791,894 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
5.6%
6.0%
4.3%
5.8%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.2%
21.4%
22.6%
19.1%
21.8%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.6%
19.0%
16.1%
19.4%
16.6%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.0%
51.7%
50.7%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
63.3%
81.1%
69.0%
91.0%
71.9%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
21.5%
14.8%
21.6%
2.7%
15.1%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.2%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
11.9%
1.1%
6.0%
4.4%
10.0%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Z
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
2.4%
2.6%
1.5%
2.3%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.5%
9.8%
17.6%
7.0%
20.9%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
48.2%
73.4%
55.8%
84.8%
54.6%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 12,035 3,839 22,867 5,439 321,991 18,230,322
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 22.9% 3.8% 11.0% 9.7% 22.4% 13.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 145,125 27,606 206,357 50,563 3,641,812 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 63.1% 71.1% 66.8% 82.8% 63.9% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $291,100 $184,600 $197,800 $415,100 $335,600 $217,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,315 $1,818 $1,954 $2,735 $2,465 $1,595
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,020 $814 $935 $1,129 $1,052 $500
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,266 $1,019 $1,079 $1,446 $1,334 $1,062
Building permits, 2020 832 35 895 319 36,146 1,471,141
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 129,936 23,933 187,383 47,175 3,231,874 120,756,048
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.70 2.57 2.67 2.56 2.69 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 85.6% 89.8% 88.6% 91.4% 89.8% 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 30.5% 7.9% 20.5% 11.2% 31.3% 21.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.5% 87.3% 90.2% 94.1% 91.4% 90.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 83.0% 80.4% 83.9% 90.5% 85.8% 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 88.5% 88.8% 88.7% 95.0% 89.8% 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 42.6% 21.0% 32.5% 52.7% 39.7% 32.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.5% 10.3% 9.7% 5.0% 6.5% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.6%
8.5%
8.2%
5.2%
9.2%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.3% 61.0% 66.2% 66.9% 65.5% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.2% 57.5% 61.9% 63.8% 60.2% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 731,437 89,248 789,366 206,253 19,673,558 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,981,025 319,868 4,238,421 794,379 60,375,232 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,220,326 D D 1,400,241 108,854,971 5,696,729,632
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,127,391 627,036 6,445,832 2,349,986 133,665,728 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,922 $9,533 $12,552 $18,497 $15,079 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 28.3 26.4 28.9 35.0 32.2 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $81,057 $66,842 $70,451 $115,379 $82,545 $62,843
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $43,086 $34,047 $35,958 $57,098 $42,745 $34,103
Persons in poverty, percent
11.9%
11.4%
10.7%
4.0%
9.2%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 9,694 1,146 11,356 3,726 233,888 7,959,103
Total employment, 2019 199,859 16,930 187,058 46,480 3,805,357 132,989,428
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 14,128,509 936,828 9,743,818 2,917,042 239,861,512 7,428,553,593
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.0% 3.5% 1.9% 1.1% 1.8% 1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 27,402 2,924 32,429 12,208 745,483 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 29,640 3,760 36,710 13,804 792,088 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 17,106 2,233 22,018 8,340 464,592 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,492 951 11,432 3,857 252,944 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 8,543 395 9,352 1,418 237,242 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 19,683 3,137 26,008 12,013 533,808 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,223 312 3,604 1,248 57,996 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 25,807 3,107 31,739 11,980 707,975 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,632.2 199.1 2,321.5 300.0 1,195.5 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 224.56 331.90 221.26 427.82 7,354.22 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34021 34033 34007 34019 34 1
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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