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Passaic County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Hudson County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Table

Passaic County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Hudson County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
518,117
860,807
702,463
9,267,130
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
518,117
860,807
702,463
9,267,130
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
524,118
863,162
724,854
9,288,994
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.1%
-0.3%
-3.1%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 524,118 863,162 724,854 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 501,226 809,858 634,266 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
5.4%
6.5%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
21.6%
20.4%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.3%
15.9%
12.6%
16.9%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.2%
50.0%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.5%
58.6%
63.7%
71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
14.9%
12.5%
15.2%
15.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.8%
1.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
25.7%
16.8%
10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
2.3%
2.8%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
43.7%
22.7%
42.5%
21.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
39.5%
39.9%
28.4%
53.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 11,907 23,506 11,395 309,642
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 32.1% 33.4% 42.9% 22.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 185,497 317,113 317,046 3,780,004
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 52.2% 63.9% 32.3% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $363,700 $362,900 $424,700 $355,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,724 $2,586 $2,981 $2,560
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,270 $1,105 $1,186 $1,102
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,367 $1,612 $1,552 $1,436
Building permits, 2021 1,144 3,269 5,257 37,094
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 176,203 299,455 282,832 3,397,156
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.91 2.78 2.49 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.1% 89.0% 87.7% 89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 49.8% 45.6% 58.4% 31.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 92.5% 94.6% 94.0% 93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3% 90.6% 89.4% 89.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 85.0% 89.9% 86.8% 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 29.8% 44.8% 45.7% 41.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 5.3% 6.0% 5.6% 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
8.1%
12.0%
8.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.2% 65.7% 69.7% 65.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.5% 59.4% 63.2% 60.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 816,949 1,790,517 1,579,936 23,785,076
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,127,286 6,618,597 3,091,133 74,723,386
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 615,780 4,487,136 3,515,020 30,902,528
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,086,803 14,855,971 7,964,867 149,171,300
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,032 $17,964 $11,837 $16,783
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 27.5 33.6 36.0 31.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $78,386 $96,883 $79,795 $89,703
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $35,723 $43,300 $46,197 $46,691
Persons in poverty, percent
16.9%
7.4%
13.1%
10.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 11,902 21,651 13,853 232,761
Total employment, 2020 144,368 414,357 246,619 3,819,722
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 7,183,258 27,479,017 19,091,700 241,029,083
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.7% 0.5% 1.4% 0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 46,302 64,680 62,345 762,163
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,865 18,457 11,353 188,322
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,345 11,407 6,822 123,258
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,770 3,619 2,248 35,466
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,393 6,860 4,247 42,061
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,559 9,835 5,855 133,485
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 499 S S 8,138
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,533 15,981 9,936 166,931
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,817.6 2,791.4 15,691.5 1,263.0
Population per square mile, 2010 2,715.3 2,621.6 13,731.4 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 186.01 309.22 46.19 7,354.76
Land area in square miles, 2010 184.59 308.91 46.19 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34031 34023 34017 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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). 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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