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Sussex County, New Jersey; Atlantic County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Sussex County, New Jersey
Atlantic County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 140,488 263,670 92,039 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 140,488 263,670 92,039 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 148,936 274,525 97,257 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -5.7% -4.0% -5.4% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 144,221 274,534 95,263 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 149,265 274,549 97,265 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.6%
5.4%
4.4%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.4%
21.1%
17.3%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.0%
18.6%
27.3%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
51.6%
51.3%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.3%
71.3%
91.8%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.7%
17.1%
4.8%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
8.1%
1.0%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.7%
1.9%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.2%
19.4%
8.1%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.1%
56.0%
85.0%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 7,188 12,325 6,720 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 7.6% 16.5% 4.7% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 62,623 128,930 99,634 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 83.1% 67.1% 77.6% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $267,500 $217,900 $300,500 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,244 $2,013 $1,902 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $965 $906 $790 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,314 $1,120 $1,169 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 220 667 675 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 53,322 99,850 40,171 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.61 2.25 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.8% 86.9% 88.6% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 9.5% 27.0% 8.5% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.5% 90.6% 90.9% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 89.9% 83.4% 84.6% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.9% 87.0% 92.5% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 36.1% 28.1% 32.8% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.4% 9.3% 9.6% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
10.7%
9.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.2% 64.4% 57.0% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.5% 60.8% 52.7% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 222,300 4,008,546 592,998 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 551,185 1,969,273 443,661 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 465,836 285,412 98,208 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,819,816 4,292,714 1,639,427 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,343 $15,586 $17,023 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 37.8 24.9 22.8 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $94,520 $62,110 $67,074 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $44,728 $33,284 $40,389 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
5.2%
11.3%
9.8%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,152 6,187 3,807 9,878
Total employment, 2019 32,062 110,453 27,578 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 1,433,338 4,638,036 1,218,405 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.4% 3.4% 1.6% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 11,404 17,834 8,493 28,681
All firms, 2012 12,238 21,211 10,928 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 7,489 11,850 6,043 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,366 7,026 3,319 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 924 4,969 675 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,972 15,444 9,985 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,212 1,425 881 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 10,439 18,637 9,437 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 287.6 494.1 386.9 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 519.01 555.70 251.43 301.81
FIPS Code 34037 34001 34009 34035
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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