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Monmouth County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Monmouth County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
645,354
953,819
95,661
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
645,354
953,819
95,661
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
643,615
955,732
95,263
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
-0.2%
0.4%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 643,615 955,732 95,263 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 630,380 905,116 97,265 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
5.0%
4.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
21.0%
17.3%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.7%
17.8%
28.2%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
51.0%
51.1%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
84.7%
72.0%
91.7%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.3%
7.6%
4.8%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.7%
17.4%
1.0%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
2.3%
2.0%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
11.4%
22.0%
8.4%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
74.9%
53.6%
84.8%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 24,343 27,603 6,732 9,859
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 13.5% 30.8% 4.4% 25.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 269,917 369,209 99,494 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 74.3% 64.8% 78.0% 75.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $435,300 $477,400 $306,200 $436,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,717 $3,056 $1,846 $2,795
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,139 $1,295 $802 $1,194
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,437 $1,557 $1,176 $1,636
Building permits, 2021 2,350 4,023 917 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 238,235 342,059 40,670 119,721
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.58 2.69 2.22 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.9% 91.1% 88.2% 90.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 17.6% 40.3% 8.2% 31.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 94.1% 94.1% 93.4% 95.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 90.6% 91.2% 87.0% 93.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 93.7% 92.8% 93.4% 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 47.3% 50.7% 33.6% 55.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.4% 4.4% 10.1% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.0%
7.0%
8.8%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 66.4% 66.3% 56.4% 68.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.5% 60.1% 52.4% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,798,734 2,559,826 757,023 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,222,476 10,992,664 467,660 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 824,577 3,334,817 23,129 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 12,274,645 19,846,375 1,935,515 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,730 $21,284 $20,749 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 34.8 32.7 22.3 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $103,523 $104,623 $72,385 $116,510
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $53,886 $52,800 $42,987 $58,021
Persons in poverty, percent
5.9%
6.4%
9.6%
4.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 19,194 31,724 3,729 9,773
Total employment, 2020 249,614 442,996 27,000 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 13,456,166 27,426,353 1,161,362 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.3% -0.9% -2.1% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 59,923 103,417 8,698 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 16,436 26,919 3,450 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,628 17,495 2,043 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,102 4,815 773 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,497 6,091 180 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,686 18,410 3,042 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 704 1,007 144 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 14,456 23,401 2,960 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,374.7 4,105.6 378.7 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 1,344.7 3,884.5 386.9 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 468.18 232.79 251.52 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 468.79 233.01 251.43 301.81
FIPS Code 34025 34003 34009 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.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 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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