List of New Jersey Counties by Population
County
Population
Warren
102,437
Union 522,541
Sussex 144,166
Somerset 297,490
Salem 64,285
Passaic 489,049
Ocean 510,916
Morris 470,212
Monmouth 615,301
Middlesex 750,162
Mercer 350,761
Hunterdon 121,989
Hudson 608,975
Gloucester 254,673
Essex 793,633
Cumberland 146,438
Cape May 102,326
Camden 508,932
Burlington 423,394
Bergen 884,118
Atlantic 252,552
People QuickFacts New Jersey USA
Population, 2006 estimate 8,724,560 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 3.7% 6.4%
Population, 2000 8,414,350 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.4% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 23.9% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.9% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 51.1% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 76.4% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 14.5% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.3% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 7.4% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.3% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 15.6% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 62.6% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 59.8% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 17.5% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 25.5% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 82.1% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 29.8% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,389,811 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 30.0 25.5
Housing units, 2006 3,472,643 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 65.6% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 36.1% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $170,800 $119,600
Households, 2000 3,064,645 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.68 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $57,338 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $27,006 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 8.4% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts New Jersey USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 242,1281 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 3,594,8621 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 1.3%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 573,134 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 708,837 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.1% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 7.3% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.1% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 7.0% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.1% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 96,599,807 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 256,925,492 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 102,153,833 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,910 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 15,715,595 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 34,323 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 55,264,3501 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts New Jersey USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 7,417.34 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 1,134.5 79.6
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