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Somerset County, New Jersey; Monmouth County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; New Jersey

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Table

Somerset County, New Jersey
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
645,354
65,046
9,267,961
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
9,261,699
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
345,647
645,354
65,046
9,267,961
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
9,289,031
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
345,361
643,615
64,837
9,289,031
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
NA
-0.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
0.3%
0.3%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 643,615 64,837 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 630,380 66,083 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
4.9%
5.3%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.3%
20.8%
21.8%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.7%
18.7%
19.1%
16.9%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.0%
50.7%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
84.7%
80.4%
71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
7.3%
15.2%
15.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.3%
0.6%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
20.1%
5.7%
1.1%
10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
1.9%
2.6%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.8%
11.4%
10.5%
21.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.8%
74.9%
72.3%
53.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 9,982 23,518 3,307 309,642
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 26.5% 13.1% 3.8% 22.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 133,263 269,917 27,735 3,780,004
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 75.5% 75.2% 70.8% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $444,700 $454,000 $187,400 $355,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,890 $2,777 $1,899 $2,560
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,241 $1,186 $847 $1,102
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,722 $1,523 $1,064 $1,436
Building permits, 2021 1,261 2,350 88 37,094
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 125,363 245,569 24,753 3,397,156
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.71 2.59 2.55 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 89.8% 91.0% 89.8% 89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 32.7% 17.3% 8.0% 31.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 96.6% 94.9% 91.2% 93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 94.4% 91.7% 86.0% 89.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 94.3% 94.1% 90.5% 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 56.1% 48.5% 23.3% 41.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 4.5% 6.5% 11.4% 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
7.0%
7.6%
8.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 69.2% 66.5% 60.7% 65.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.6% 60.7% 58.4% 60.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 941,735 1,798,734 83,812 23,785,076
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,963,162 6,222,476 300,510 74,723,386
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 705,004 824,577 116,642 30,902,528
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,750,809 12,274,645 574,958 149,171,300
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,417 $19,730 $9,134 $16,783
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 31.7 34.0 26.6 31.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $121,695 $110,356 $67,898 $89,703
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $61,805 $57,836 $34,812 $46,691
Persons in poverty, percent
5.5%
7.4%
12.0%
10.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 9,773 19,194 1,135 232,761
Total employment, 2020 188,791 249,614 16,450 3,819,722
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 16,648,069 13,456,166 950,492 241,029,083
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% 0.3% -2.8% 0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 29,016 59,923 2,965 762,163
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,671 16,436 950 188,322
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,563 10,628 609 123,258
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,383 3,102 S 35,466
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,088 2,497 S 42,061
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,538 12,686 727 133,485
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 329 704 S 8,138
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,237 14,456 719 166,931
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,144.1 1,374.7 195.4 1,263.0
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 1,344.7 199.1 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 301.87 468.18 331.86 7,354.76
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 468.79 331.90 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34035 34025 34033 34
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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