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Ocean County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Sussex County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Ocean County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 607,186 263,670 140,488 491,845 124,371 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 607,186 263,670 140,488 491,845 124,371 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 576,546 274,525 148,936 492,281 127,361 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.3% -4.0% -5.7% -0.1% -2.3% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 637,229 274,534 144,221 509,285 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 576,567 274,549 149,265 492,276 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.1%
5.4%
4.6%
5.0%
4.3%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.2%
21.1%
19.4%
20.8%
19.1%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.8%
18.6%
18.0%
17.6%
19.4%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
51.7%
51.6%
50.3%
50.8%
50.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.7%
71.3%
93.3%
83.1%
91.0%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.6%
17.1%
2.7%
3.8%
2.7%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.9%
8.1%
2.0%
10.8%
4.4%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Z
Z
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
2.7%
1.7%
1.9%
1.5%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.5%
19.4%
9.2%
13.9%
7.0%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.3%
56.0%
85.1%
70.5%
84.8%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 35,973 12,325 7,188 17,739 5,439 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 7.8% 16.5% 7.6% 19.3% 9.7% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 286,170 128,930 62,623 196,201 50,563 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 80.0% 67.1% 83.1% 73.9% 82.8% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $279,000 $217,900 $267,500 $456,200 $415,100 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,034 $2,013 $2,244 $2,900 $2,735 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $772 $906 $965 $1,188 $1,129 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,428 $1,120 $1,314 $1,534 $1,446 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 3,625 667 220 1,630 319 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 226,160 99,850 53,322 181,884 47,175 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.61 2.61 2.66 2.56 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 90.2% 86.9% 91.8% 91.7% 91.4% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 12.1% 27.0% 9.5% 24.4% 11.2% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.2% 90.6% 94.5% 94.4% 94.1% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 82.3% 83.4% 89.9% 91.4% 90.5% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.0% 87.0% 94.9% 94.5% 95.0% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 30.0% 28.1% 36.1% 54.1% 52.7% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.4% 9.3% 7.4% 4.7% 5.0% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.2%
10.7%
5.7%
5.7%
5.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.5% 64.4% 68.2% 67.9% 66.9% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.4% 60.8% 63.5% 61.6% 63.8% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 801,532 4,008,546 222,300 1,235,003 206,253 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,185,948 1,969,273 551,185 4,235,357 794,379 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,022 285,412 465,836 5,177,971 1,400,241 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,695,378 4,292,714 1,819,816 9,346,928 2,349,986 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,257 $15,586 $12,343 $18,769 $18,497 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 31.2 24.9 37.8 31.5 35.0 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $70,909 $62,110 $94,520 $115,527 $115,379 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $36,100 $33,284 $44,728 $58,109 $57,098 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
9.0%
11.3%
5.2%
5.3%
4.0%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 13,639 6,187 3,152 16,700 3,726 9,878
Total employment, 2019 152,419 110,453 32,062 309,210 46,480 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 6,166,870 4,638,036 1,433,338 26,417,417 2,917,042 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 2.0% 3.4% 1.4% 1.4% 1.1% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 45,228 17,834 11,404 45,781 12,208 28,681
All firms, 2012 44,507 21,211 12,238 53,567 13,804 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 26,414 11,850 7,489 31,260 8,340 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 13,551 7,026 3,366 16,132 3,857 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 4,152 4,969 924 9,323 1,418 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 39,088 15,444 10,972 42,107 12,013 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,787 1,425 1,212 3,955 1,248 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 39,103 18,637 10,439 47,200 11,980 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 917.0 494.1 287.6 1,069.8 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 628.78 555.70 519.01 460.18 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34029 34001 34037 34027 34019 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.

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