New Jersey
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New Jersey POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
8,958,013

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.99
5 To 17 16.73
18 To 24 8.87
25 To 34 12.82
35 To 54 28.52
55 To 64 12.70
65 Years And Over 14.37

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 88.6
College Graduated 36.8
Attending College 5.5

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
New Jersey 36582 33767.02592682336 #AACF38
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
New Jersey 72093 35828.16665113592 #A4CD39
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.8%

Employment Industries in NJ

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.9
Retail 11.3
Education 9.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.7
Manufacturing 8.4
Finance 6.6
Accommodation 6.1
Construction 5.6
Transportation 5.0
Other 4.5
Public Service 4.2
Administration 4.2
Wholesale 3.4
Information Technology 2.8
Arts 2.3
Real Estate 2.0
Utilities 0.7
Agriculture 0.3
Management 0.1
Mining 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 57.2
Black Or African American 12.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 9.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.0
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 19.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 16.4
Irish 14.3
German 10.8
Unclassified 9.4
Polish 5.9
English 4.8
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
African 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 69.5
Spanish 15.8
Chinese 1.4
Other Asian languages 1.0
Tagalog 1.0
Korean 0.9
Portuguese 0.9
Gujarathi 0.9
Italian 0.9
Hindi 0.8
Arabic 0.8
Polish 0.8
Indic languages 0.7
Russian 0.5
French Creole 0.5
French 0.5
African languages 0.4
Urdu 0.4
German 0.3
Greek 0.3

Foreign Born NJ Residents
21.7%