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Ocean County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey

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Table

Ocean County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
648,998
518,117
464,269
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
648,998
518,117
464,269
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
637,229
524,118
461,860
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.8%
-1.1%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 637,229 524,118 461,860
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 576,567 501,226 448,734
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.2%
6.3%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.8%
23.7%
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.4%
15.3%
17.7%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
50.8%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.3%
74.5%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.8%
14.9%
18.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
1.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
5.9%
5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
2.7%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.8%
43.7%
9.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
83.7%
39.5%
65.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 33,551 11,907 26,338
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 7.8% 32.1% 10.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 295,584 185,497 186,144
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 79.7% 52.2% 75.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $298,800 $363,700 $270,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,122 $2,724 $2,207
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $816 $1,270 $967
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,538 $1,367 $1,444
Building permits, 2021 3,758 1,144 2,119
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 237,729 176,203 172,400
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.62 2.91 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 90.4% 91.1% 88.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 12.3% 49.8% 13.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 91.3% 92.5% 95.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 84.9% 88.3% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 92.8% 85.0% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 32.2% 29.8% 40.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 7.1% 5.3% 7.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
14.4%
5.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.9% 66.2% 64.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 55.5% 60.5% 61.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,114,823 816,949 902,336
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,515 3,127,286 3,281,131
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 378,392 615,780 942,127
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,720,101 8,086,803 8,223,094
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,642 $16,032 $18,428
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.6 27.5 29.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $76,644 $78,386 $95,935
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $39,035 $35,723 $47,065
Persons in poverty, percent
11.4%
14.1%
7.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 13,765 11,902 10,502
Total employment, 2020 153,423 144,368 194,483
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 6,241,693 7,183,258 11,072,272
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.7% -0.7% 2.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 47,098 46,302 30,769
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,680 10,865 8,532
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,594 7,345 5,370
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,977 1,770 1,461
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,121 2,393 1,247
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,664 7,559 6,313
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 525 499 420
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,142 9,533 7,063
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,014.2 2,817.6 577.8
Population per square mile, 2010 917.0 2,715.3 561.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 628.29 186.01 799.29
Land area in square miles, 2010 628.78 184.59 798.58
FIPS Code 34029 34031 34005
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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