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Passaic County, New Jersey; Gloucester County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Passaic County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 501,826 291,636 445,349 328,934 124,371 8,882,190
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 501,826 291,636 445,349 328,934 124,371 8,882,190
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 501,600 288,756 448,730 323,479 127,361 8,791,978
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.0% 1.0% -0.8% 1.7% -2.3% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X X X X 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 501,226 288,288 448,734 323,444 128,349 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
5.2%
5.1%
5.0%
4.3%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
21.6%
20.7%
21.5%
19.1%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.0%
16.3%
17.4%
16.2%
19.4%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
51.2%
51.4%
50.8%
51.1%
50.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.9%
83.0%
72.9%
68.1%
91.0%
71.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
14.9%
11.2%
18.3%
10.5%
2.7%
15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
0.2%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.7%
3.1%
5.4%
18.8%
4.4%
10.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
2.3%
3.0%
2.1%
1.5%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
42.9%
6.7%
8.5%
15.2%
7.0%
20.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
40.3%
77.8%
66.6%
54.8%
84.8%
54.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 12,569 15,247 27,906 9,579 5,439 321,991
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 30.6% 5.5% 9.7% 25.1% 9.7% 22.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 177,260 114,447 180,471 127,513 50,563 3,641,812
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 52.7% 80.1% 75.4% 75.8% 82.8% 63.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $342,600 $219,700 $251,200 $430,700 $415,100 $335,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,631 $2,103 $2,115 $2,784 $2,735 $2,465
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,219 $886 $913 $1,174 $1,129 $1,052
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,293 $1,225 $1,346 $1,594 $1,446 $1,334
Building permits, 2020 1,314 709 1,749 1,913 319 36,146
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 165,429 104,908 166,391 118,193 47,175 3,231,874
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.99 2.73 2.61 2.75 2.56 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 92.1% 90.2% 89.2% 90.8% 91.4% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 48.8% 9.0% 13.1% 31.4% 11.2% 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 87.7% 92.6% 93.3% 94.9% 94.1% 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 81.3% 88.0% 88.8% 92.2% 90.5% 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 83.7% 92.9% 93.7% 94.5% 95.0% 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 28.2% 33.0% 38.0% 54.7% 52.7% 39.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.3% 8.9% 7.8% 4.4% 5.0% 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.2%
5.7%
6.0%
6.6%
5.2%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.3% 67.4% 65.2% 68.4% 66.9% 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.2% 62.8% 61.9% 62.5% 63.8% 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 647,958 406,593 771,418 739,850 206,253 19,673,558
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,516,793 1,298,161 2,710,591 2,475,712 794,379 60,375,232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,214,506 12,683,585 5,496,624 4,974,693 1,400,241 108,854,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,294,039 4,452,888 6,868,632 5,609,291 2,349,986 133,665,728
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,504 $15,377 $15,218 $17,117 $18,497 $15,079
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 28.3 30.7 30.0 32.5 35.0 32.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $69,688 $87,283 $87,416 $113,611 $115,379 $82,545
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $32,064 $39,337 $43,187 $55,828 $57,098 $42,745
Persons in poverty, percent
13.3%
7.5%
5.7%
5.4%
4.0%
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 12,069 6,127 10,501 9,878 3,726 233,888
Total employment, 2019 145,363 97,974 189,086 192,626 46,480 3,805,357
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 7,402,564 4,358,854 10,598,649 16,544,280 2,917,042 239,861,512
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.5% 1.0% 1.6% 0.8% 1.1% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 45,144 17,422 30,302 28,681 12,208 745,483
All firms, 2012 45,724 18,125 32,404 32,335 13,804 792,088
Men-owned firms, 2012 27,089 10,561 19,316 19,101 8,340 464,592
Women-owned firms, 2012 14,529 5,663 9,473 9,621 3,857 252,944
Minority-owned firms, 2012 16,478 2,569 6,296 8,766 1,418 237,242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 27,674 14,835 24,687 22,289 12,013 533,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,163 1,776 3,105 2,504 1,248 57,996
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 40,516 15,556 27,554 28,249 11,980 707,975
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,715.3 895.3 561.9 1,071.7 300.0 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 184.59 322.01 798.58 301.81 427.82 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34031 34015 34005 34035 34019 34
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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