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Table

Ocean County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
655,735
275,638
146,084
95,634
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
655,735
275,638
146,084
95,634
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
637,229
274,536
144,231
95,266
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
2.9%
0.4%
1.3%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 637,229 274,534 144,221 95,263
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 576,567 274,549 149,265 97,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.3%
5.2%
4.7%
4.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.6%
20.7%
19.2%
17.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.8%
19.9%
19.2%
29.5%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
51.1%
49.6%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.2%
71.0%
92.2%
91.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.9%
17.2%
3.3%
4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.1%
8.1%
2.3%
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
2.9%
1.8%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.2%
20.3%
11.6%
8.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
83.3%
55.1%
82.0%
84.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 32,332 12,205 6,349 6,284
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 7.8% 15.8% 8.1% 4.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 295,648 132,147 62,843 99,422
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 79.9% 67.9% 84.8% 78.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $343,500 $254,100 $322,300 $372,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,252 $2,124 $2,380 $2,104
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $873 $969 $1,057 $895
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,639 $1,268 $1,501 $1,285
Building permits, 2022 3,791 762 226 838
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 239,466 106,640 56,348 43,277
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.64 2.52 2.54 2.16
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.8% 89.0% 91.4% 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 12.1% 26.7% 10.6% 9.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 91.9% 94.2% 95.8% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 86.1% 89.1% 93.0% 89.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 93.1% 88.4% 95.4% 93.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 32.9% 30.1% 39.0% 35.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.1% 9.7% 7.4% 10.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.4%
9.9%
5.7%
7.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.7% 63.1% 68.4% 55.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 55.0% 59.3% 64.6% 51.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,114,823 3,550,725 274,226 757,023
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,515 2,202,509 662,924 467,660
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 378,392 321,160 76,344 23,129
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,720,101 4,631,105 1,832,807 1,935,515
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,642 $17,447 $12,974 $20,749
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 30.8 25.5 36.6 22.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $82,379 $73,113 $111,094 $83,870
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $42,497 $39,699 $54,124 $51,344
Persons in poverty, percent
11.2%
11.4%
5.9%
9.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 14,246 6,145 3,133 3,764
Total employment, 2021 147,451 97,552 29,788 26,195
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 7,039,346 4,754,077 1,544,718 1,349,802
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -3.9% -11.8% -6.5% -3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 48,607 18,245 11,340 8,496
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,680 5,333 3,109 3,450
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,594 3,134 1,998 2,043
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,977 1,010 536 773
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,121 967 366 180
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,664 3,781 2,493 3,042
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 525 267 S 144
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,142 4,412 2,684 2,960
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,014.2 494.2 278.1 378.7
Population per square mile, 2010 917.0 494.1 287.6 386.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 628.29 555.51 518.66 251.52
Land area in square miles, 2010 628.78 555.70 519.01 251.43
FIPS Code 34029 34001 34037 34009
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

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., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 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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