County Stats

People QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Population, 2013 estimate65,1668,899,339
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base66,0838,791,909
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.4%1.2%
Population, 201066,0838,791,894
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.8%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201322.5%22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201316.6%14.4%
Female persons, percent, 201351.1%51.2%
White alone, percent, 2013 (a)81.8%73.4%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)14.7%14.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)0.5%0.6%
Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)1.0%9.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)Z0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20132.0%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)7.7%18.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201375.8%57.6%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-201289.9%90.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-20124.0%20.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-20127.0%29.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-201285.7%87.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-201219.0%35.4%
Veterans, 2008-20125,323457,724
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-201226.630.3
Housing units, 201327,5423,578,141
Homeownership rate, 2008-201271.9%66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-201218.1%35.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012$197,200$337,900
Households, 2008-201224,9503,186,878
Persons per household, 2008-20122.62.7
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012$28,204$35,928
Median household income, 2008-2012$59,336$71,637
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-201211.2%9.9%
Business QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Private nonfarm establishments, 20121,178228,289
Private nonfarm employment, 201220,4613,440,470
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-201212.3%1.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 20122,839620,282
Total number of firms, 20074,585781,622
Black-owned firms, percent, 20076.4%7.7%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007F0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007S8.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007F0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20072.3%8.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.6%27.3%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)1,440,380116,608,094
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)D233,413,004
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)669,436124,813,580
Retail sales per capita, 2007$10,146$14,453
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)82,29519,993,613
Building permits, 20126117,939
Geography QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Land area in square miles, 2010331.97,354.22
Persons per square mile, 2010199.11,195.5
FIPS Code3334


(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.

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

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data

NA: Not available

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information

X: Not applicable

S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards

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

F: Fewer than 100 firms

Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts