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Sussex County, New Jersey; New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Table

Sussex County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
146,084
9,260,817
129,777
346,875
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
9,290,841
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
146,084
9,260,817
129,777
346,875
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
9,289,039
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
144,231
9,289,039
128,962
345,356
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Z
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
1.3%
-0.3%
0.6%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 144,221 9,288,994 128,947 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 149,265 8,791,894 128,349 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.7%
5.6%
4.3%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.2%
21.5%
18.7%
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.2%
17.4%
21.1%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
49.6%
50.7%
50.6%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.2%
70.7%
89.9%
65.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.3%
15.4%
2.9%
11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.3%
10.5%
5.0%
20.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
2.4%
1.7%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
11.6%
21.9%
8.0%
16.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
82.0%
52.9%
82.8%
51.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 6,349 299,078 5,104 10,043
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 8.1% 23.2% 10.4% 26.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 62,843 3,785,346 51,963 133,445
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 84.8% 63.9% 84.5% 75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $322,300 $401,400 $478,600 $489,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,380 $2,728 $3,038 $3,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,057 $1,175 $1,299 $1,323
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,501 $1,577 $1,627 $1,846
Building permits, 2022 226 36,974 483 907
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 56,348 3,438,162 49,676 127,566
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.54 2.64 2.54 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.4% 89.8% 90.9% 90.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 10.6% 32.2% 13.0% 33.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.8% 94.5% 96.1% 97.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.0% 90.6% 93.2% 95.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 95.4% 90.6% 95.8% 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 39.0% 42.3% 55.5% 57.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.4% 6.8% 5.4% 4.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
8.0%
4.6%
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 68.4% 65.9% 65.4% 69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.6% 60.9% 61.5% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 274,226 23,785,076 256,520 941,735
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 662,924 74,723,386 1,005,379 2,963,162
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 76,344 30,902,528 101,063 705,004
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,832,807 149,171,300 2,478,717 6,750,809
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,974 $16,783 $19,818 $20,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 36.6 31.1 33.7 31.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $111,094 $97,126 $133,534 $131,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $54,124 $50,995 $68,112 $67,554
Persons in poverty, percent
5.9%
9.7%
4.1%
5.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 3,133 233,950 3,704 9,727
Total employment, 2021 29,788 3,570,543 42,410 179,324
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,544,718 256,423,692 3,060,575 17,314,893
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.5% -6.5% -6.4% -5.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 11,340 762,264 11,896 28,926
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,109 188,322 3,411 8,671
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,998 123,258 2,154 5,563
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 536 35,466 577 1,383
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 366 42,061 302 2,088
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,493 133,485 2,736 5,538
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 8,138 151 329
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,684 166,931 2,857 7,237
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 278.1 1,263.0 301.4 1,144.1
Population per square mile, 2010 287.6 1,195.5 300.0 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 518.66 7,354.76 427.84 301.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 519.01 7,354.22 427.82 301.81
FIPS Code 34037 34 34019 34035
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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