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Union County, New Jersey; Hudson County, New Jersey; Hunterdon County, New Jersey; United States; Somerset County, New Jersey

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Union County, New Jersey
Hudson County, New Jersey
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
United States
Somerset County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 556,341 672,391 124,371 328,239,523 328,934
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 556,341 672,391 124,371 328,239,523 328,934
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 536,464 634,284 127,361 308,758,105 323,479
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3.7% 6.0% -2.3% 6.3% 1.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 575,345 724,854 128,947 331,449,281 345,361
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 536,499 634,266 128,349 308,745,538 323,444
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
6.9%
4.3%
6.0%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.3%
20.3%
19.1%
22.3%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.7%
12.2%
19.4%
16.5%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.2%
50.7%
50.8%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
67.4%
64.7%
91.0%
76.3%
68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
23.8%
14.8%
2.7%
13.4%
10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
1.1%
0.2%
1.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.7%
16.4%
4.4%
5.9%
18.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
2.7%
1.5%
2.8%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
32.8%
42.7%
7.0%
18.5%
15.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
39.2%
29.0%
84.8%
60.1%
54.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 14,080 11,856 5,439 18,230,322 9,579
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 30.1% 43.2% 9.7% 13.6% 25.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 203,054 286,918 50,563 139,684,244 127,513
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 58.6% 31.7% 82.8% 64.0% 75.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $367,200 $378,000 $415,100 $217,500 $430,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $2,726 $2,775 $2,735 $1,595 $2,784
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,221 $1,149 $1,129 $500 $1,174
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,290 $1,391 $1,446 $1,062 $1,594
Building permits, 2020 2,650 6,950 319 1,471,141 1,913
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 190,101 258,591 47,175 120,756,048 118,193
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.88 2.56 2.56 2.62 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 90.4% 87.1% 91.4% 85.8% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 44.0% 59.0% 11.2% 21.6% 31.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 90.0% 91.3% 94.1% 90.3% 94.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 83.7% 85.5% 90.5% 82.7% 92.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.4% 84.8% 95.0% 88.0% 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 36.0% 42.3% 52.7% 32.1% 54.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.5% 6.0% 5.0% 8.6% 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.6%
13.5%
5.2%
10.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.2% 69.1% 66.9% 63.0% 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 62.1% 62.5% 63.8% 58.3% 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 819,132 1,214,543 206,253 708,138,598 739,850
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,370,818 2,397,648 794,379 2,040,441,203 2,475,712
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 20,139,410 2,682,881 1,400,241 5,696,729,632 4,974,693
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,376,336 6,647,592 2,349,986 4,219,821,871 5,609,291
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,560 $10,191 $18,497 $13,443 $17,117
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 31.7 36.4 35.0 26.9 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $80,198 $71,189 $115,379 $62,843 $113,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $41,603 $40,740 $57,098 $34,103 $55,828
Persons in poverty, percent
9.1%
13.7%
4.0%
11.4%
5.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 13,976 13,858 3,726 7,959,103 9,878
Total employment, 2019 204,662 243,114 46,480 132,989,428 192,626
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 13,738,725 18,655,039 2,917,042 7,428,553,593 16,544,280
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 0.1% 3.7% 1.1% 1.6% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 48,345 61,548 12,208 26,485,532 28,681
All firms, 2012 50,710 61,484 13,804 27,626,360 32,335
Men-owned firms, 2012 31,393 33,388 8,340 14,844,597 19,101
Women-owned firms, 2012 15,395 22,648 3,857 9,878,397 9,621
Minority-owned firms, 2012 20,768 33,607 1,418 7,952,386 8,766
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 28,234 25,747 12,013 18,987,918 22,289
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,401 3,090 1,248 2,521,682 2,504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 45,572 56,449 11,980 24,070,685 28,249
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 5,216.1 13,731.4 300.0 87.4 1,071.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 102.86 46.19 427.82 3,531,905.43 301.81
FIPS Code 34039 34017 34019 1 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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