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

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Table

Sussex County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
145,543
95,661
9,267,130
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
145,543
95,661
9,267,130
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
144,221
95,263
9,288,994
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.9%
0.4%
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 144,221 95,263 9,288,994
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 149,265 97,265 8,791,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.6%
4.3%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.3%
17.3%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.7%
28.2%
16.9%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.6%
91.7%
71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.0%
4.8%
15.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.5%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.3%
1.0%
10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
2.0%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.5%
8.4%
21.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
83.3%
84.8%
53.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 7,016 6,732 313,928
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 7.8% 4.4% 22.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 62,857 99,494 3,780,004
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 83.6% 78.0% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $271,500 $306,200 $343,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,236 $1,846 $2,476
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $950 $802 $1,062
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,337 $1,176 $1,368
Building permits, 2021 164 917 37,094
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 54,166 40,670 3,272,054
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.57 2.22 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 92.4% 88.2% 89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 10.0% 8.2% 31.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 95.3% 93.4% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 90.9% 87.0% 87.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 95.4% 93.4% 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 36.6% 33.6% 40.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 7.3% 10.1% 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
8.8%
8.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 68.0% 56.4% 65.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.7% 52.4% 60.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 274,226 757,023 23,785,076
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 662,924 467,660 74,723,386
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 76,344 23,129 30,902,528
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,832,807 1,935,515 149,171,300
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,974 $20,749 $16,783
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 38.0 22.3 32.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $96,222 $72,385 $85,245
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $46,124 $42,987 $44,153
Persons in poverty, percent
5.4%
9.6%
10.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,093 3,729 232,761
Total employment, 2020 31,867 27,000 3,819,722
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 1,416,883 1,161,362 241,029,083
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.6% -2.1% 0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 11,486 8,698 762,163
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,109 3,450 188,322
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,998 2,043 123,258
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 536 773 35,466
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 366 180 42,061
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,493 3,042 133,485
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 144 8,138
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,684 2,960 166,931
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 278.1 378.7 1,263.0
Population per square mile, 2010 287.6 386.9 1,195.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 518.66 251.52 7,354.76
Land area in square miles, 2010 519.01 251.43 7,354.22
FIPS Code 34037 34009 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., 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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