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

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
United States
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
346,875
333,271,411
129,777
65,117
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
334,914,895
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
346,875
333,271,411
129,777
65,117
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
331,464,948
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
345,356
331,464,948
128,962
64,834
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
1.0%
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.4%
0.5%
0.6%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 331,449,281 128,947 64,837
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 308,745,538 128,349 66,083
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
5.6%
4.3%
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
21.7%
18.7%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
17.3%
21.1%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
50.4%
50.6%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
65.6%
75.5%
89.9%
80.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.0%
13.6%
2.9%
15.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.3%
0.2%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.7%
6.3%
5.0%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.3%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
3.0%
1.7%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
16.4%
19.1%
8.0%
11.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
51.5%
58.9%
82.8%
71.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 10,043 17,038,807 5,104 3,376
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 26.9% 13.7% 10.4% 3.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 133,445 143,786,655 51,963 27,736
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 75.3% 64.8% 84.5% 70.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $489,500 $281,900 $478,600 $208,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,063 $1,828 $3,038 $1,983
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,323 $584 $1,299 $917
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,846 $1,268 $1,627 $1,165
Building permits, 2022 907 1,665,088 483 96
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 127,566 125,736,353 49,676 24,744
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.67 2.57 2.54 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.0% 86.9% 90.9% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 33.7% 21.7% 13.0% 7.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 97.1% 94.0% 96.1% 92.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 95.1% 88.3% 93.2% 87.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 94.0% 89.1% 95.8% 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 57.3% 34.3% 55.5% 22.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 4.7% 8.9% 5.4% 12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.3%
9.3%
4.6%
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 69.3% 63.0% 65.4% 60.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.2% 58.5% 61.5% 58.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 938,237,077 256,520 83,812
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 2,527,903,275 1,005,379 300,510
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 895,225,411 101,063 116,642
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 4,949,601,481 2,478,717 574,958
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $15,224 $19,818 $9,134
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.3 26.7 33.7 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $131,948 $75,149 $133,534 $73,378
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $67,554 $41,261 $68,112 $37,904
Persons in poverty, percent
5.1%
11.5%
4.1%
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 9,727 8,148,606 3,704 1,139
Total employment, 2021 179,324 128,346,299 42,410 16,855
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 17,314,893 8,278,573,947 3,060,575 1,012,402
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -5.0% -4.3% -6.4% 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 28,926 27,151,987 11,896 2,989
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 5,744,643 3,411 950
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 3,480,438 2,154 609
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 1,134,549 577 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 1,014,958 302 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 4,371,152 2,736 727
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 351,237 151 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 4,968,606 2,857 719
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 93.8 301.4 195.4
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 87.4 300.0 199.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 3,533,038.28 427.84 331.86
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 3,531,905.43 427.82 331.90
FIPS Code 34035 1 34019 34033
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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