County Stats

People QuickFacts Salem County New Jersey
Population, 2013 estimate 65,166 8,899,339
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 66,083 8,791,909
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 -1.4% 1.2%
Population, 2010 66,083 8,791,894
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 5.8% 6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 22.5% 22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 16.6% 14.4%
Female persons, percent, 2013 51.1% 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) Z 0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 2013 2.0% 2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b) 7.7% 18.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 75.8% 57.6%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 89.9% 90.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 4.0% 20.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 7.0% 29.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 85.7% 87.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 19.0% 35.4%
Veterans, 2008-2012 5,323 457,724
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 26.6 30.3
Housing units, 2013 27,542 3,578,141
Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 71.9% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 18.1% 35.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $197,200 $337,900
Households, 2008-2012 24,950 3,186,878
Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.6 2.7
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, 2008-2012 11.2% 9.9%
Business QuickFacts Salem County New Jersey
Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 1,178 228,289
Private nonfarm employment, 2012 20,461 3,440,470
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012 12.3% 1.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012 2,839 620,282
Total number of firms, 2007 4,585 781,622
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 6.4% 7.7%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 8.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.3% 8.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.6% 27.3%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 1,440,380 116,608,094
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D 233,413,004
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 669,436 124,813,580
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $10,146 $14,453
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 82,295 19,993,613
Building permits, 2012 61 17,939
Geography QuickFacts Salem County New Jersey
Land area in square miles, 2010 331.9 7,354.22
Persons per square mile, 2010 199.1 1,195.5
FIPS Code 33 34

 

(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