New Jersey
Demographic Data



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New Jersey POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

New Jersey Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
8,944,469

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.93
5 To 17 16.62
18 To 24 8.90
25 To 34 12.87
35 To 54 28.07
55 To 64 12.90
65 Years And Over 14.72

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 88.9
College Graduated 37.5
Attending College 5.4

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
New Jersey 37538 33557.554996815175 #ABCF38
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
New Jersey 73702 35525.424460431655 #A4CD39
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.9%

Employment Industries in NJ

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.8
Retail 11.2
Education 9.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.8
Manufacturing 8.3
Finance 6.5
Accommodation 6.2
Construction 5.7
Transportation 5.1
Other 4.5
Administration 4.2
Public Service 4.1
Wholesale 3.4
Information Technology 2.8
Arts 2.2
Real Estate 2.0
Utilities 0.7
Agriculture 0.3
Management 0.1
Mining 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 56.7
Black Or African American 12.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 9.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 19.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 16.1
Irish 14.1
German 10.6
Unclassified 10.4
Polish 5.7
English 4.7
Russian 1.9
French 1.2
Hungarian 1.1
Dutch 1.1
Scottish 1.0
Portuguese 0.9
Ukrainian 0.8
Greek 0.7
Jamaican 0.7
Haitian 0.7
European 0.6
Swedish 0.6
Norwegian 0.5
Egyptian 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 69.3
Spanish 15.9
Indic languages 3.1
Chinese 1.4
Other Asian languages 1.0
French 1.0
Tagalog 0.9
Korean 0.9
Gujarathi 0.9
Hindi 0.8
Arabic 0.8
Portuguese 0.8
Polish 0.8
African languages 0.7
Slavic languages 0.6
French Creole 0.5
Italian 0.5
German 0.4
Russian 0.3
Urdu 0.3

Foreign Born NJ Residents
21.8%