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Middlesex County, New Jersey

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Middlesex County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 825,062
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 825,062
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 810,038
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 809,858
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.5%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
60.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
24.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
22.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
41.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 24,692
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 32.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 303,426
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 63.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $336,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $2,447
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,027
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,432
Building permits, 2019 3,007
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 284,174
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.80
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 43.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 84.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 42.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 64.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,387,200
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,084,450
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,784,943
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,540,733
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,869,778
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,422
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 33.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $85,954
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,140
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 21,910
Total employment, 2018 401,713
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 25,660,917
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 62,950
All firms, 2012 68,733
Men-owned firms, 2012 41,119
Women-owned firms, 2012 20,366
Minority-owned firms, 2012 28,634
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 37,891
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 4,092
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 61,658
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,621.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 308.91
FIPS Code 34023
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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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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