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Somerset County, New Jersey; Salem County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Camden County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey

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Somerset County, New Jersey
Salem County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Camden County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,934 62,385 263,670 92,039 506,471 124,371
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,934 62,385 263,670 92,039 506,471 124,371
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 323,479 66,072 274,525 97,257 513,535 127,361
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.7% -5.6% -4.0% -5.4% -1.4% -2.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 345,361 64,837 274,534 95,263 523,485 128,947
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 323,444 66,083 274,549 97,265 513,657 128,349
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.6%
5.4%
4.4%
6.0%
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
21.4%
21.1%
17.3%
22.6%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.2%
19.0%
18.6%
27.3%
16.1%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.0%
51.6%
51.3%
51.7%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
68.1%
81.1%
71.3%
91.8%
69.0%
91.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.5%
14.8%
17.1%
4.8%
21.6%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.6%
0.7%
0.4%
0.7%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
18.8%
1.1%
8.1%
1.0%
6.0%
4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
2.4%
2.7%
1.9%
2.6%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.2%
9.8%
19.4%
8.1%
17.6%
7.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
54.8%
73.4%
56.0%
85.0%
55.8%
84.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 9,579 3,839 12,325 6,720 22,867 5,439
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 25.1% 3.8% 16.5% 4.7% 11.0% 9.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 127,513 27,606 128,930 99,634 206,357 50,563
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 75.8% 71.1% 67.1% 77.6% 66.8% 82.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $430,700 $184,600 $217,900 $300,500 $197,800 $415,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,784 $1,818 $2,013 $1,902 $1,954 $2,735
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,174 $814 $906 $790 $935 $1,129
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,594 $1,019 $1,120 $1,169 $1,079 $1,446
Building permits, 2020 1,913 35 667 675 895 319
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 118,193 23,933 99,850 40,171 187,383 47,175
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.75 2.57 2.61 2.25 2.67 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 90.8% 89.8% 86.9% 88.6% 88.6% 91.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 31.4% 7.9% 27.0% 8.5% 20.5% 11.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.9% 87.3% 90.6% 90.9% 90.2% 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 92.2% 80.4% 83.4% 84.6% 83.9% 90.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.5% 88.8% 87.0% 92.5% 88.7% 95.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 54.7% 21.0% 28.1% 32.8% 32.5% 52.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 4.4% 10.3% 9.3% 9.6% 9.7% 5.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.6%
8.5%
10.7%
9.2%
8.2%
5.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.4% 61.0% 64.4% 57.0% 66.2% 66.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 62.5% 57.5% 60.8% 52.7% 61.9% 63.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 739,850 89,248 4,008,546 592,998 789,366 206,253
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,475,712 319,868 1,969,273 443,661 4,238,421 794,379
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,974,693 D 285,412 98,208 D 1,400,241
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,609,291 627,036 4,292,714 1,639,427 6,445,832 2,349,986
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,117 $9,533 $15,586 $17,023 $12,552 $18,497
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.5 26.4 24.9 22.8 28.9 35.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $113,611 $66,842 $62,110 $67,074 $70,451 $115,379
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $55,828 $34,047 $33,284 $40,389 $35,958 $57,098
Persons in poverty, percent
5.4%
11.4%
11.3%
9.8%
10.7%
4.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 9,878 1,146 6,187 3,807 11,356 3,726
Total employment, 2019 192,626 16,930 110,453 27,578 187,058 46,480
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 16,544,280 936,828 4,638,036 1,218,405 9,743,818 2,917,042
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 0.8% 3.5% 3.4% 1.6% 1.9% 1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 28,681 2,924 17,834 8,493 32,429 12,208
All firms, 2012 32,335 3,760 21,211 10,928 36,710 13,804
Men-owned firms, 2012 19,101 2,233 11,850 6,043 22,018 8,340
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,621 951 7,026 3,319 11,432 3,857
Minority-owned firms, 2012 8,766 395 4,969 675 9,352 1,418
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 22,289 3,137 15,444 9,985 26,008 12,013
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,504 312 1,425 881 3,604 1,248
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 28,249 3,107 18,637 9,437 31,739 11,980
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,071.7 199.1 494.1 386.9 2,321.5 300.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 301.81 331.90 555.70 251.43 221.26 427.82
FIPS Code 34035 34033 34001 34009 34007 34019
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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