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Passaic County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey; Mercer County, New Jersey

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Table

Passaic County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Mercer County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
513,936
65,117
524,907
380,688
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
513,936
65,117
524,907
380,688
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
525,052
64,834
523,486
387,340
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-2.1%
0.4%
0.3%
-1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 524,118 64,837 523,485 387,340
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 501,226 66,083 513,657 366,513
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
5.3%
5.9%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.4%
21.7%
22.5%
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.9%
19.4%
16.6%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.7%
51.5%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.0%
80.2%
67.7%
61.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.1%
15.2%
22.3%
21.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.1%
1.1%
6.3%
13.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
2.7%
2.9%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
44.3%
11.2%
19.0%
20.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.8%
71.7%
53.7%
45.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 11,395 3,376 21,684 11,286
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 32.5% 3.3% 11.8% 24.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 185,507 27,736 213,843 150,710
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 52.4% 70.6% 65.4% 62.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $413,500 $208,200 $241,300 $327,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,898 $1,983 $2,125 $2,519
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,358 $917 $1,076 $1,085
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,484 $1,165 $1,264 $1,454
Building permits, 2022 1,186 96 1,134 643
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 177,209 24,744 198,757 139,549
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.89 2.56 2.60 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.4% 90.9% 89.0% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 50.2% 7.7% 20.9% 32.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.4% 92.8% 93.7% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.5% 87.3% 89.7% 88.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 85.2% 90.2% 89.3% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 30.1% 22.8% 34.3% 44.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.4% 12.1% 10.4% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.2%
6.7%
7.5%
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.5% 60.5% 66.3% 63.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.8% 58.6% 62.1% 58.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 816,949 83,812 913,267 912,819
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,127,286 300,510 5,497,525 3,364,811
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 615,780 116,642 1,096,507 511,670
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,086,803 574,958 6,810,615 7,573,863
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,032 $9,134 $13,447 $20,554
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 27.2 26.6 28.0 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $84,465 $73,378 $82,005 $92,697
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $38,932 $37,904 $42,398 $50,053
Persons in poverty, percent
12.4%
10.7%
12.4%
10.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 12,000 1,139 11,459 9,706
Total employment, 2021 134,066 16,855 179,579 187,231
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 7,831,307 1,012,402 10,706,741 15,180,911
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.1% 2.5% -6.7% -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 46,108 2,989 34,138 27,793
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,865 950 9,513 8,207
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,345 609 5,993 4,988
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,770 S 1,690 1,404
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,393 S 1,727 1,843
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,559 727 6,734 5,099
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 499 S 454 317
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,533 719 7,938 6,654
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,817.6 195.4 2,364.9 1,725.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,715.3 199.1 2,321.5 1,632.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 186.01 331.86 221.36 224.44
Land area in square miles, 2010 184.59 331.90 221.26 224.56
FIPS Code 34031 34033 34007 34021
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

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., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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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