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Somerset County, New Jersey; New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey; United States

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
United States
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
9,267,130
129,924
510,981
331,893,745
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
9,267,130
129,924
510,981
331,893,745
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
345,361
9,288,994
128,947
509,285
331,449,281
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
-0.2%
0.8%
0.3%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 9,288,994 128,947 509,285 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 8,791,894 128,349 492,276 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
5.6%
4.2%
4.8%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.3%
21.8%
18.8%
20.6%
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
16.9%
20.1%
17.8%
16.8%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.8%
50.3%
50.4%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
71.1%
89.9%
82.2%
75.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
15.3%
3.3%
4.1%
13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.7%
0.2%
0.3%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.1%
10.3%
4.8%
11.3%
6.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
2.4%
1.6%
2.0%
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.8%
21.5%
7.8%
14.3%
18.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.8%
53.5%
83.1%
69.3%
59.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 9,859 313,928 5,058 15,307 17,835,456
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 25.9% 22.7% 10.2% 19.6% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 133,263 3,780,004 51,915 198,761 142,153,010
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 75.7% 64.0% 83.9% 73.8% 64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $436,700 $343,500 $418,700 $462,100 $229,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,795 $2,476 $2,787 $2,916 $1,621
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,194 $1,062 $1,153 $1,191 $509
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,636 $1,368 $1,443 $1,622 $1,096
Building permits, 2021 1,261 37,094 688 2,127 1,736,982
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 119,721 3,272,054 47,647 184,162 122,354,219
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.72 2.66 2.54 2.63 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.2% 89.7% 91.5% 91.3% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.6% 31.6% 12.9% 24.9% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 95.8% 92.9% 94.9% 95.2% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 93.4% 87.9% 91.9% 92.7% 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.2% 90.3% 95.5% 94.4% 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 55.6% 40.7% 54.0% 55.3% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 4.4% 6.6% 5.2% 4.8% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
8.4%
5.1%
5.6%
9.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 68.8% 65.6% 65.4% 67.7% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.2% 60.5% 62.3% 61.2% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 23,785,076 256,520 1,574,724 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 74,723,386 1,005,379 5,330,026 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 30,902,528 101,063 1,213,602 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 149,171,300 2,478,717 10,433,242 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $16,783 $19,818 $21,120 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 32.4 32.0 35.1 31.1 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $116,510 $85,245 $117,858 $117,298 $64,994
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $58,021 $44,153 $58,795 $58,981 $35,384
Persons in poverty, percent
4.8%
10.2%
4.1%
4.7%
11.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 9,773 232,761 3,709 16,419 8,000,178
Total employment, 2020 188,791 3,819,722 45,314 302,883 134,163,349
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 16,648,069 241,029,083 2,970,315 25,275,500 7,564,809,878
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% 0.4% -2.5% -2.0% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 29,016 762,163 12,288 46,153 27,104,006
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 188,322 3,411 14,269 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 123,258 2,154 9,013 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 35,466 577 2,433 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 42,061 302 2,092 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 133,485 2,736 10,639 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 8,138 151 595 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 166,931 2,857 12,129 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 1,263.0 301.4 1,104.8 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 1,195.5 300.0 1,069.8 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 7,354.76 427.84 460.97 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 7,354.22 427.82 460.18 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34035 34 34019 34027 1
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 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 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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