County Stats

People Salem County,
New Jersey
 United States
Population
   
Population estimates, July 1, 2015 64,180 321,418,820
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010 66,083 308,758,105
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015 (V2015) -2.9% 4.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 66,083 308,745,538
Age & Sex    
Persons under 5 years, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 5.6% 6.2%
Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010 5.8% 6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, July 1, 2015 (V2015)
22.0%
22.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2015
23.5%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)
17.8%
14.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010
15.0%
13.0%
Female persons, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)
51.3%
50.8%
Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010
51.3%
50.8%
Race & Hispanic Origin    
White alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)
81.5%
77.1%
White alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a)
79.8%
72.4%
Black or African American alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)
14.8%
13.3%
Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a)
14.1%
12.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)
0.5%
1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a)
0.4%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)
1.0%
5.6%
Asian alone, percent, April 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)
0.8%
4.8%
 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (a)  Z  

0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) Z 0.2%
Two or More Races, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)
2.2%
 
2.6%
Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 2010
2.2%
 
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) (b) 8.2% 17.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 (b) 6.8% 16.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)
75.1%
 
61.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 76.8%
63.7%
Population Characteristics    
Veterans, 2010-2014 5,212 20,700,711
Foreign born persons, percent, 2010-2014 5.0%
13.1%
Housing    
Housing units, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 27,632 134,789,944
Housing units, April 1, 2010
27,417
131,704,730
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2010-2014 70.9%
64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014 $189,300 $175,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2010-2014
$1,780
$1,522
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2010-2014 $762 $457
Median gross rent, 2010-2014 $999 $920
Building permits, 2015
43
 
1,182,582
Familes & Living Arrangements    
Households, 2010-2014 24,665 116,211,092
Persons per household, 2010-2014 2.60 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2010-2014 89.9% 85.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2010-2014 8.0% 20.9%
 Education    
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 85.8% 86.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 20.4% 29.3%
Health    
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2010-2014
10.7%
8.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.0%
10.5%
Economy    
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014 63.0% 63.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014  58.2%    58.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 89,248 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 319,868 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) (c) D 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)
1,825,444
$14,453
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 82,295 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 627,036 4,219,821,871
 Total retail sales per capita, 2012 (c)  $9,533  $13,443  
Transportation    
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2010-2014
26.2
25.7
Income & Poverty
   
Median household income (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014
$60,768
$53,482
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014
$28,987
$28,555
Persons in poverty, percent
13.1%
13.5%
     
Business    
Total employer establishments, 2014
1,147
7,563,085
Total employment, 2014
18,309
121,079,879
Total annual payroll, 2014
1,041,230
5,940,442,637
Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014
-3.9%
2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2014
2,807
23,836,937
All firms, 2012
3,760
27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012
2,233
14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012
951
9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012
395
7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012
3,137
18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012
312
2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012
3,107
24,070,685
     
Geography    
Population per square mile, 2010
199.1
87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010
331.90
3,531,905.43
i FIPS Code
34033
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This geographic level of poverty and health estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels of these estimates

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable.

The vintage year (e.g., V2015) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2015).
Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.

(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

(c) Economic Census – Puerto Rico data are not comparable to U.S. Economic Census data

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information

F: Fewer than 25 items

NA: Not available

X: Not applicable

S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards

Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source: US Census Bureau