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Salem County, New Jersey

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Salem County, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 62,385
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 62,385
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 66,072
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -5.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 66,083
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.0%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
81.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
14.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
73.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,813
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 27,606
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 70.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $185,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,785
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $794
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,016
Building permits, 2019 68
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 23,908
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.59
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 8.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 85.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 77.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 20.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 89,248
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 319,868
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,825,444
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 627,036
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,533
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $64,309
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,526
Persons in poverty, percent
11.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 1,146
Total employment, 2018 16,356
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 910,539
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,924
All firms, 2012 3,760
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,233
Women-owned firms, 2012 951
Minority-owned firms, 2012 395
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,137
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 312
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,107
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 199.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 331.90
FIPS Code 34033
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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