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Salem County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey

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Table

Salem County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
65,046
510,981
129,924
95,661
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
65,046
510,981
129,924
95,661
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
64,837
509,285
128,947
95,263
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 64,837 509,285 128,947 95,263
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 66,083 492,276 128,349 97,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
4.8%
4.2%
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
20.6%
18.8%
17.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.1%
17.8%
20.1%
28.2%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.4%
50.3%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
80.4%
82.2%
89.9%
91.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.2%
4.1%
3.3%
4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.3%
0.2%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
11.3%
4.8%
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
2.0%
1.6%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.5%
14.3%
7.8%
8.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
72.3%
69.3%
83.1%
84.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 3,307 15,526 5,105 6,582
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 3.8% 19.5% 10.2% 4.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 27,735 198,761 51,915 99,494
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 70.8% 73.8% 83.9% 78.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $187,400 $474,500 $431,600 $318,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,899 $3,009 $2,895 $1,963
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $847 $1,244 $1,222 $829
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,064 $1,713 $1,492 $1,197
Building permits, 2021 88 2,127 688 917
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 24,753 187,430 48,975 41,971
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.55 2.66 2.54 2.22
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.8% 91.1% 90.8% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 8.0% 25.0% 12.8% 8.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 91.2% 95.7% 95.7% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 86.0% 93.5% 92.9% 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 90.5% 94.6% 95.7% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 23.3% 55.8% 54.3% 35.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 11.4% 4.9% 5.4% 10.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.6%
5.6%
5.1%
8.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.7% 67.9% 64.9% 56.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.4% 61.7% 61.7% 52.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 83,812 1,574,724 256,520 757,023
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 300,510 5,330,026 1,005,379 467,660
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 116,642 1,213,602 101,063 23,129
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 574,958 10,433,242 2,478,717 1,935,515
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,134 $21,120 $19,818 $20,749
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 26.6 30.7 34.5 22.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $67,898 $123,727 $123,373 $76,237
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $34,812 $61,915 $61,328 $45,689
Persons in poverty, percent
12.0%
5.6%
4.1%
9.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 1,135 16,419 3,709 3,729
Total employment, 2020 16,450 302,883 45,314 27,000
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 950,492 25,275,500 2,970,315 1,161,362
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.8% -2.0% -2.5% -2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 2,965 46,153 12,288 8,698
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 950 14,269 3,411 3,450
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 609 9,013 2,154 2,043
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 2,433 577 773
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 2,092 302 180
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 727 10,639 2,736 3,042
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 595 151 144
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 719 12,129 2,857 2,960
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 195.4 1,104.8 301.4 378.7
Population per square mile, 2010 199.1 1,069.8 300.0 386.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 331.86 460.97 427.84 251.52
Land area in square miles, 2010 331.90 460.18 427.82 251.43
FIPS Code 34033 34027 34019 34009
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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