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Passaic County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; New Jersey; Essex County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Passaic County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Essex County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
518,117
648,998
9,267,961
854,917
345,647
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
9,261,699
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
518,117
648,998
9,267,961
854,917
345,647
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
9,289,031
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
524,118
637,229
9,289,031
863,728
345,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
-0.3%
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.1%
1.8%
-0.2%
-1.0%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 524,118 637,229 9,288,994 863,728 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 501,226 576,567 8,791,894 783,969 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
7.2%
5.6%
6.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
24.8%
21.8%
23.7%
21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.3%
22.4%
16.9%
14.2%
16.7%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.3%
50.8%
51.5%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.5%
92.3%
71.1%
48.6%
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
14.9%
3.8%
15.3%
41.6%
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.3%
0.7%
0.9%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
2.0%
10.3%
6.3%
20.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Z
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
1.5%
2.4%
2.5%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
43.7%
9.8%
21.5%
24.3%
15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
39.5%
83.7%
53.5%
29.8%
52.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 11,907 33,551 309,642 19,033 9,982
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 32.1% 7.8% 22.9% 28.7% 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 185,497 295,584 3,780,004 336,299 133,263
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 52.2% 79.7% 63.8% 44.5% 75.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $363,700 $298,800 $355,700 $414,000 $444,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,724 $2,122 $2,560 $2,969 $2,890
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,270 $816 $1,102 $1,378 $1,241
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,367 $1,538 $1,436 $1,279 $1,722
Building permits, 2021 1,144 3,758 37,094 3,417 1,261
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 176,203 237,729 3,397,156 307,613 125,363
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.91 2.62 2.66 2.70 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.1% 90.4% 89.7% 89.6% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 49.8% 12.3% 31.9% 37.4% 32.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 92.5% 91.3% 93.9% 92.5% 96.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3% 84.9% 89.4% 84.0% 94.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 85.0% 92.8% 90.5% 86.7% 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 29.8% 32.2% 41.5% 36.7% 56.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 5.3% 7.1% 6.6% 8.2% 4.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
6.2%
8.4%
12.4%
6.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.2% 58.9% 65.8% 66.0% 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.5% 55.5% 60.8% 61.7% 63.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 816,949 1,114,823 23,785,076 1,883,319 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,127,286 4,219,515 74,723,386 8,098,958 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 615,780 378,392 30,902,528 8,310,644 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,086,803 8,720,101 149,171,300 9,070,865 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,032 $14,642 $16,783 $11,378 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 27.5 30.6 31.5 34.2 31.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $78,386 $76,644 $89,703 $67,826 $121,695
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $35,723 $39,035 $46,691 $42,028 $61,805
Persons in poverty, percent
14.1%
11.4%
10.2%
15.1%
5.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 11,902 13,765 232,761 18,974 9,773
Total employment, 2020 144,368 153,423 3,819,722 299,108 188,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 7,183,258 6,241,693 241,029,083 19,170,086 16,648,069
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.7% 0.7% 0.4% 0.1% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 46,302 47,098 762,163 75,412 29,016
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,865 11,680 188,322 16,516 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,345 7,594 123,258 10,308 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,770 1,977 35,466 3,059 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,393 1,121 42,061 4,106 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,559 9,664 133,485 10,415 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 499 525 8,138 588 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,533 10,142 166,931 14,009 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,817.6 1,014.2 1,263.0 6,850.4 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 2,715.3 917.0 1,195.5 6,211.5 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 186.01 628.29 7,354.76 126.09 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 184.59 628.78 7,354.22 126.21 301.81
FIPS Code 34031 34029 34 34013 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., 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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