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Somerset County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Ocean County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Ocean County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
95,661
648,998
523,771
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
95,661
648,998
523,771
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
345,361
95,263
637,229
523,485
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)
0.1%
0.4%
1.8%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 95,263 637,229 523,485
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 97,265 576,567 513,657
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
4.3%
7.2%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.3%
17.3%
24.8%
22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
28.2%
22.4%
16.3%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.1%
51.3%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
91.7%
92.3%
68.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
4.8%
3.8%
22.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.1%
1.0%
2.0%
6.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
2.0%
1.5%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.8%
8.4%
9.8%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.8%
84.8%
83.7%
54.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 9,982 6,582 33,551 21,984
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 26.5% 4.8% 7.8% 11.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 133,263 99,494 295,584 213,486
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 75.5% 78.2% 79.7% 65.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $444,700 $318,600 $298,800 $211,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,890 $1,963 $2,122 $1,989
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,241 $829 $816 $1,007
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,722 $1,197 $1,538 $1,169
Building permits, 2021 1,261 917 3,758 908
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 125,363 41,971 237,729 196,939
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71 2.22 2.62 2.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.8% 87.6% 90.4% 88.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 32.7% 8.5% 12.3% 20.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 96.6% 94.1% 91.3% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 94.4% 88.3% 84.9% 87.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.3% 94.0% 92.8% 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 56.1% 35.0% 32.2% 33.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 4.5% 10.2% 7.1% 10.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
8.8%
6.2%
7.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 69.2% 56.0% 58.9% 66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.6% 52.4% 55.5% 62.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 757,023 1,114,823 913,267
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 467,660 4,219,515 5,497,525
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 23,129 378,392 1,096,507
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 1,935,515 8,720,101 6,810,615
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $20,749 $14,642 $13,447
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 31.7 22.3 30.6 28.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $121,695 $76,237 $76,644 $75,485
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $61,805 $45,689 $39,035 $38,907
Persons in poverty, percent
5.5%
9.0%
11.4%
12.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 9,773 3,729 13,765 11,443
Total employment, 2020 188,791 27,000 153,423 192,454
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 16,648,069 1,161,362 6,241,693 9,981,880
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% -2.1% 0.7% 2.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 29,016 8,698 47,098 34,032
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 3,450 11,680 9,513
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 2,043 7,594 5,993
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 773 1,977 1,690
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 180 1,121 1,727
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 3,042 9,664 6,734
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 144 525 454
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 2,960 10,142 7,938
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 378.7 1,014.2 2,364.9
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 386.9 917.0 2,321.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 251.52 628.29 221.36
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 251.43 628.78 221.26
FIPS Code 34035 34009 34029 34007
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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