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Union County, New Jersey; Bergen County, New Jersey; Somerset County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Morris County, New Jersey

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

Union County, New Jersey
Bergen County, New Jersey
Somerset County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
572,114
953,819
345,647
129,924
510,981
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
572,114
953,819
345,647
129,924
510,981
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
575,345
955,732
345,361
128,947
509,285
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.6%
-0.2%
0.1%
0.8%
0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 575,345 955,732 345,361 128,947 509,285
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 536,499 905,116 323,444 128,349 492,276
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
5.0%
4.8%
4.2%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.4%
21.0%
21.3%
18.8%
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.9%
17.8%
16.7%
20.1%
17.8%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.0%
50.7%
50.3%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.8%
72.0%
66.4%
89.9%
82.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
23.8%
7.6%
10.8%
3.3%
4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.6%
0.4%
0.2%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.0%
17.4%
20.1%
4.8%
11.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
1.6%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
33.6%
22.0%
15.8%
7.8%
14.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.3%
53.6%
52.8%
83.1%
69.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 13,155 26,810 9,982 5,105 15,526
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 30.8% 30.9% 26.5% 10.2% 19.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 211,074 369,209 133,263 51,915 198,761
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 58.2% 64.9% 75.5% 83.9% 73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $393,900 $489,600 $444,700 $431,600 $474,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $2,852 $3,176 $2,890 $2,895 $3,009
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,302 $1,358 $1,241 $1,222 $1,244
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,407 $1,637 $1,722 $1,492 $1,713
Building permits, 2021 3,207 4,023 1,261 688 2,127
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 198,506 348,674 125,363 48,975 187,430
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.84 2.70 2.71 2.54 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 90.4% 91.2% 89.8% 90.8% 91.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 45.2% 40.6% 32.7% 12.8% 25.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.2% 94.9% 96.6% 95.7% 95.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.7% 92.2% 94.4% 92.9% 93.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 87.3% 92.9% 94.3% 95.7% 94.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 37.6% 51.2% 56.1% 54.3% 55.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 5.7% 4.4% 4.5% 5.4% 4.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.2%
7.0%
6.2%
5.1%
5.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 68.6% 66.8% 69.2% 64.9% 67.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.5% 60.9% 63.6% 61.7% 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,158,054 2,559,826 941,735 256,520 1,574,724
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,951,007 10,992,664 2,963,162 1,005,379 5,330,026
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,264,500 3,334,817 705,004 101,063 1,213,602
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,666,629 19,846,375 6,750,809 2,478,717 10,433,242
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,624 $21,284 $20,417 $19,818 $21,120
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 30.8 32.4 31.7 34.5 30.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $87,369 $109,497 $121,695 $123,373 $123,727
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,178 $55,710 $61,805 $61,328 $61,915
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
6.4%
4.8%
4.1%
4.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 13,934 31,724 9,773 3,709 16,419
Total employment, 2020 205,090 442,996 188,791 45,314 302,883
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 14,248,849 27,426,353 16,648,069 2,970,315 25,275,500
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.2% -0.9% -2.0% -2.5% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 49,467 103,417 29,016 12,288 46,153
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,974 26,919 8,671 3,411 14,269
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,754 17,495 5,563 2,154 9,013
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,127 4,815 1,383 577 2,433
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,880 6,091 2,088 302 2,092
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,927 18,410 5,538 2,736 10,639
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 1,007 329 151 595
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,279 23,401 7,237 2,857 12,129
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 5,598.6 4,105.6 1,144.1 301.4 1,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 5,216.1 3,884.5 1,071.7 300.0 1,069.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 102.77 232.79 301.87 427.84 460.97
Land area in square miles, 2010 102.86 233.01 301.81 427.82 460.18
FIPS Code 34039 34003 34035 34019 34027
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 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 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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