end of header

QuickFacts

Morris County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

Morris County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 491,845 291,636 618,795 92,039 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 491,845 291,636 618,795 92,039 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 492,281 288,756 630,362 97,257 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.1% 1.0% -1.8% -5.4% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 509,285 302,294 643,615 95,263 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 492,276 288,288 630,380 97,265 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.2%
4.9%
4.4%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
21.6%
20.9%
17.3%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.6%
16.3%
18.2%
27.3%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.4%
51.3%
51.3%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
83.1%
83.0%
84.8%
91.8%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.8%
11.2%
7.5%
4.8%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
10.8%
3.1%
5.6%
1.0%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
2.3%
1.8%
1.9%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.9%
6.7%
11.1%
8.1%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
70.5%
77.8%
75.1%
85.0%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 17,739 15,247 24,383 6,720 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 19.3% 5.5% 13.6% 4.7% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 196,201 114,447 262,925 99,634 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 73.9% 80.1% 73.8% 77.6% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $456,200 $219,700 $421,900 $300,500 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,900 $2,103 $2,698 $1,902 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,188 $886 $1,130 $790 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,534 $1,225 $1,399 $1,169 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 1,630 709 2,638 675 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 181,884 104,908 235,362 40,171 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.66 2.73 2.61 2.25 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.7% 90.2% 90.8% 88.6% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 24.4% 9.0% 17.9% 8.5% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.4% 92.6% 93.0% 90.9% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 91.4% 88.0% 88.6% 84.6% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.5% 92.9% 93.4% 92.5% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 54.1% 33.0% 46.0% 32.8% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 4.7% 8.9% 6.4% 9.6% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
5.7%
7.1%
9.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 67.9% 67.4% 66.2% 57.0% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.6% 62.8% 59.9% 52.7% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,235,003 406,593 1,318,879 592,998 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,235,357 1,298,161 4,809,461 443,661 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,177,971 12,683,585 3,053,144 98,208 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,346,928 4,452,888 11,026,097 1,639,427 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,769 $15,377 $17,519 $17,023 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 31.5 30.7 35.0 22.8 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $115,527 $87,283 $99,733 $67,074 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $58,109 $39,337 $51,700 $40,389 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
5.3%
7.5%
6.2%
9.8%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 16,700 6,127 19,308 3,807 9,878
Total employment, 2019 309,210 97,974 248,962 27,578 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 26,417,417 4,358,854 13,224,043 1,218,405 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.4% 1.0% 2.1% 1.6% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 45,781 17,422 58,473 8,493 28,681
All firms, 2012 53,567 18,125 64,460 10,928 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 31,260 10,561 38,993 6,043 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 16,132 5,663 18,167 3,319 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 9,323 2,569 10,636 675 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 42,107 14,835 51,804 9,985 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,955 1,776 4,813 881 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 47,200 15,556 57,426 9,437 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,069.8 895.3 1,344.7 386.9 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 460.18 322.01 468.79 251.43 301.81
FIPS Code 34027 34015 34025 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., 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.

X
  Is this page helpful?
Thumbs Up Image Yes    Thumbs Down Image No
X
No, thanks
255 characters remaining
X
Thank you for your feedback.
Comments or suggestions?