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Somerset County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Burlington County, New Jersey; Passaic County, New Jersey; United States

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Passaic County, New Jersey
United States
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
129,924
464,269
518,117
331,893,745
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
129,924
464,269
518,117
331,893,745
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
345,361
128,947
461,860
524,118
331,449,281
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
0.8%
0.5%
-1.1%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 128,947 461,860 524,118 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 128,349 448,734 501,226 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
4.2%
5.0%
6.3%
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.3%
18.8%
20.6%
23.7%
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
20.1%
17.7%
15.3%
16.8%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
50.3%
50.5%
50.8%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
89.9%
71.9%
74.5%
75.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
3.3%
18.7%
14.9%
13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.2%
0.4%
1.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.1%
4.8%
5.8%
5.9%
6.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
1.6%
3.2%
2.7%
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.8%
7.8%
9.2%
43.7%
18.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.8%
83.1%
65.1%
39.5%
59.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 9,859 5,058 26,615 12,474 17,835,456
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 25.9% 10.2% 10.2% 32.1% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 133,263 51,915 186,144 185,497 142,153,010
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 75.7% 83.9% 75.1% 52.3% 64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $436,700 $418,700 $259,600 $352,000 $229,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,795 $2,787 $2,137 $2,633 $1,621
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,194 $1,153 $922 $1,227 $509
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,636 $1,443 $1,388 $1,310 $1,096
Building permits, 2021 1,261 688 2,119 1,144 1,736,982
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 119,721 47,647 168,195 168,681 122,354,219
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.72 2.54 2.58 2.93 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.2% 91.5% 88.5% 91.2% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.6% 12.9% 13.6% 49.8% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 95.8% 94.9% 94.3% 91.3% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 93.4% 91.9% 90.8% 86.3% 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.2% 95.5% 93.7% 84.5% 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 55.6% 54.0% 38.5% 29.5% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 4.4% 5.2% 7.8% 5.3% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
5.1%
5.5%
14.4%
9.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 68.8% 65.4% 65.0% 65.8% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.2% 62.3% 61.9% 60.1% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 256,520 902,336 816,949 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 1,005,379 3,281,131 3,127,286 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 101,063 942,127 615,780 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 2,478,717 8,223,094 8,086,803 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $19,818 $18,428 $16,032 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 32.4 35.1 30.0 28.0 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $116,510 $117,858 $90,329 $73,562 $64,994
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $58,021 $58,795 $44,735 $33,863 $35,384
Persons in poverty, percent
4.8%
4.1%
6.0%
16.9%
11.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 9,773 3,709 10,502 11,902 8,000,178
Total employment, 2020 188,791 45,314 194,483 144,368 134,163,349
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 16,648,069 2,970,315 11,072,272 7,183,258 7,564,809,878
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% -2.5% 2.9% -0.7% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 29,016 12,288 30,769 46,302 27,104,006
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 3,411 8,532 10,865 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 2,154 5,370 7,345 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 577 1,461 1,770 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 302 1,247 2,393 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 2,736 6,313 7,559 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 151 420 499 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 2,857 7,063 9,533 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 301.4 577.8 2,817.6 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 300.0 561.9 2,715.3 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 427.84 799.29 186.01 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 427.82 798.58 184.59 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34035 34019 34005 34031 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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