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Sussex County, New Jersey; Middlesex County, New Jersey; Cape May County, New Jersey; New Jersey; United States

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Sussex County, New Jersey
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Cape May County, New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 140,488 825,062 92,039 8,882,190 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 140,488 825,062 92,039 8,882,190 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 148,936 810,038 97,257 8,791,978 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -5.7% 1.9% -5.4% 1.0% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 144,221 863,162 95,263 9,288,994 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 149,265 809,858 97,265 8,791,894 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.6%
5.7%
4.4%
5.8%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.4%
21.7%
17.3%
21.8%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.0%
15.5%
27.3%
16.6%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
50.6%
51.3%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.3%
60.1%
91.8%
71.9%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.7%
12.0%
4.8%
15.1%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
24.9%
1.0%
10.0%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.3%
1.9%
2.3%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.2%
22.1%
8.1%
20.9%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.1%
41.7%
85.0%
54.6%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 7,188 24,709 6,720 321,991 18,230,322
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 7.6% 32.8% 4.7% 22.4% 13.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 62,623 303,426 99,634 3,641,812 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 83.1% 63.5% 77.6% 63.9% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $267,500 $344,100 $300,500 $335,600 $217,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,244 $2,482 $1,902 $2,465 $1,595
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $965 $1,046 $790 $1,052 $500
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,314 $1,469 $1,169 $1,334 $1,062
Building permits, 2020 220 2,757 675 36,146 1,471,141
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 53,322 285,005 40,171 3,231,874 120,756,048
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.79 2.25 2.69 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.8% 89.6% 88.6% 89.8% 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 9.5% 44.5% 8.5% 31.3% 21.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.5% 92.6% 90.9% 91.4% 90.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 89.9% 86.4% 84.6% 85.8% 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.9% 89.8% 92.5% 89.8% 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 36.1% 43.6% 32.8% 39.7% 32.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.4% 5.6% 9.6% 6.5% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
9.1%
9.2%
9.2%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.2% 64.4% 57.0% 65.5% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.5% 57.8% 52.7% 60.2% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 222,300 1,387,200 592,998 19,673,558 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 551,185 5,084,450 443,661 60,375,232 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 465,836 15,784,943 98,208 108,854,971 5,696,729,632
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,819,816 11,869,778 1,639,427 133,665,728 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,343 $14,422 $17,023 $15,079 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 37.8 34.4 22.8 32.2 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $94,520 $89,533 $67,074 $82,545 $62,843
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $44,728 $39,599 $40,389 $42,745 $34,103
Persons in poverty, percent
5.2%
8.5%
9.8%
9.2%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,152 21,913 3,807 233,888 7,959,103
Total employment, 2019 32,062 412,429 27,578 3,805,357 132,989,428
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 1,433,338 26,712,952 1,218,405 239,861,512 7,428,553,593
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.4% 2.7% 1.6% 1.8% 1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 11,404 62,950 8,493 745,483 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 12,238 68,733 10,928 792,088 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 7,489 41,119 6,043 464,592 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,366 20,366 3,319 252,944 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 924 28,634 675 237,242 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,972 37,891 9,985 533,808 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,212 4,092 881 57,996 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 10,439 61,658 9,437 707,975 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 287.6 2,621.6 386.9 1,195.5 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 519.01 308.91 251.43 7,354.22 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 34037 34023 34009 34 1
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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