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Morris County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Hudson County, New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey

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Table

Morris County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Hudson County, New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
510,981
345,647
702,463
854,917
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
510,981
345,647
702,463
854,917
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
509,285
345,361
724,854
863,728
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
0.1%
-3.1%
-1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 509,285 345,361 724,854 863,728
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 492,276 323,444 634,266 783,969
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
4.8%
6.5%
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
21.3%
20.4%
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.8%
16.7%
12.6%
14.2%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
50.7%
50.0%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.2%
66.4%
63.7%
48.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.1%
10.8%
15.2%
41.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.4%
1.3%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
11.3%
20.1%
16.8%
6.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
2.2%
2.8%
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
14.3%
15.8%
42.5%
24.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
69.3%
52.8%
28.4%
29.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 15,526 9,982 11,395 19,033
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 19.5% 26.5% 42.9% 28.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 198,761 133,263 317,046 336,299
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 73.8% 75.5% 32.3% 44.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $474,500 $444,700 $424,700 $414,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,009 $2,890 $2,981 $2,969
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,244 $1,241 $1,186 $1,378
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,713 $1,722 $1,552 $1,279
Building permits, 2021 2,127 1,261 5,257 3,417
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 187,430 125,363 282,832 307,613
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.66 2.71 2.49 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.1% 89.8% 87.7% 89.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 25.0% 32.7% 58.4% 37.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 95.7% 96.6% 94.0% 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 93.5% 94.4% 89.4% 84.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.6% 94.3% 86.8% 86.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 55.8% 56.1% 45.7% 36.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 4.9% 4.5% 5.6% 8.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.6%
6.2%
12.0%
12.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 67.9% 69.2% 69.7% 66.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.7% 63.6% 63.2% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,574,724 941,735 1,579,936 1,883,319
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,330,026 2,963,162 3,091,133 8,098,958
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,213,602 705,004 3,515,020 8,310,644
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,433,242 6,750,809 7,964,867 9,070,865
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,120 $20,417 $11,837 $11,378
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.7 31.7 36.0 34.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $123,727 $121,695 $79,795 $67,826
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $61,915 $61,805 $46,197 $42,028
Persons in poverty, percent
5.6%
5.5%
15.9%
15.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 16,419 9,773 13,853 18,974
Total employment, 2020 302,883 188,791 246,619 299,108
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 25,275,500 16,648,069 19,091,700 19,170,086
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% -2.0% 1.4% 0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 46,153 29,016 62,345 75,412
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 14,269 8,671 11,353 16,516
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,013 5,563 6,822 10,308
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,433 1,383 2,248 3,059
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,092 2,088 4,247 4,106
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,639 5,538 5,855 10,415
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 595 329 S 588
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,129 7,237 9,936 14,009
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,104.8 1,144.1 15,691.5 6,850.4
Population per square mile, 2010 1,069.8 1,071.7 13,731.4 6,211.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 460.97 301.87 46.19 126.09
Land area in square miles, 2010 460.18 301.81 46.19 126.21
FIPS Code 34027 34035 34017 34013
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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