Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
107,090
0.578% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
41.4

Poverty Rate
5.04%

Median Household Income
$112,062
3.32% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$388,600
1.12% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
54,719
3.23% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 107k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $112,062. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ declined from 107,713 to 107,090, a -0.578% decrease and its median household income grew from $108,465 to $112,062, a 3.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.4%), White (Hispanic) (7.28%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%). 31.1% of the people in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 89.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are American Institute-Somerset (0 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is $388,600, and the homeownership rate is 75.7%. Most people in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 18, 2006
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who was appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 107k people, from which 89.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 27.8% of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (29.8k people).

In 2018, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 18.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (7,936 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (4,476 speakers), and Hindi (2,454 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.6k ± 1.18k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    24.3k ± 946
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.6k ± 925
11.1%
Hispanic Population
11.9k people

In 2018, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 18.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.1% of the people in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (11.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,936 speakers (7.78%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    4,476 speakers (4.39%)
  3. Hindi
    2,454 speakers (2.41%)

31.1% of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 7.78% of the overall population of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 4.39% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.41% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
29.8k people
26.8%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
28.5k people

As of 2018, 27.8% of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ residents (29.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was 26.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.1
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    8,986 ± 2,228 people
  2. China
    2,660 ± 1,250 people
  3. Philippines
    1,811 ± 1,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 8,986 Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by China with 2,660 and Philippines with 1,811.

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Citizenship

89.2%
2018 Citizenship
89.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 89.2% of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was 89.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,100 ± 233
  2. Korea
    427 ± 133
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    314 ± 130

Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is $112,062. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $76,120. The income inequality in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ employs 54.7k people. The largest industries in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (3,222 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,913 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,696 people), and the highest paying industries are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers ($175,660), Broadcasting (except internet) ($165,461), and Other administrative & other support services ($165,460).

Wages

Median Household Income

$112,062
2018 value
± $4,861
3.32%
1 Year Growth
± 5.5%

Households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $112,062, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $108,465 in 2017, which represents a 3.32% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$103,176
Average Male Salary in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ
± $15,159
$76,120
Average Female Salary in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ
± $11,646

In 2017, full-time male employees in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $95,159 ± $17,107
  2. White
    $83,642 ± $13,687
  3. Two or More Races
    $73,095 ± $70,189

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.476
2017 Wage GINI in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ
0.468
2016 Wage GINI in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.62% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.04% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ (5.35k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    2,253 ± 383
  2. Black
    1,690 ± 525
  3. Asian
    956 ± 272

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

54.7k
2017 Value
3.23%
1 Year growth
± 3.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 3.23%, from 53k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Miscellaneous managers (3,103 people), Other Computer Occupations (1,599 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,251 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,103 people), Other Computer Occupations (1,599 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Technical writers (7.53 times higher than expected), Other Computer Occupations (7.29 times), and Other financial clerks (6.88 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Insurance underwriters ($280,886), Physicians & surgeons ($240,528), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($211,825).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.7k
2017 Value
3.23%
1 Year growth
± 3.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 3.23%, from 53k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,222 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,913 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,696 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,222 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,913 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,696 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (14.7 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (6.49 times), and Periodical, book, & directory publishers (4.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers ($175,660), Broadcasting (except internet) ($165,461), and Other administrative & other support services ($165,460).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.1B
  2. $36.5B
  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B
2015 Value in New Jersey
$734B
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.5B
  2. $48.9B
  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ awarded 0 degrees. The student population of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 14 male students and 50 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are Asian (0 and NaNk%), followed by Black or African American (0 and NaNk%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and NaNk%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and NaNk%).

The largest universities in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are American Institute-Somerset (0 and NaNB%).

The most popular majors in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are Dental Assisting (0 and NaNB%), Medical Assistant (0 and NaNB%), and Massage Therapy (0 and NaNB%).

The median tuition costs in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science with 0 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
0 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was American Institute-Somerset with 0 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0
Degrees Awarded to Men
0
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ, which is NaNk times approximately the same the 0 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ were to Asian students. These 0 degrees mean that there were NaNk times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was $388,600 in 2018, which is 1.69 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $384,300 to $388,600, a 1.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is 75.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$388,600
2018 Median
± $5,988
$384,300
2017 Median
± $6,488

In 2018, the median property value in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $388,600 from the previous year's value of $384,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$112,062
Median Household Income
± $4,861
38.4k
Number of Households
± 1,328

In 2018, the median household income of the 38.4k households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $112,062 from the previous year's value of $108,465.

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
2018 Homeownership
75.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 75.7% of the housing units in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 7.95% of the workforce in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.8%
  2. Carpooled
    7.44%
  3. Public Transit
    7.18%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (76.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.44%) and those who Public Transit (7.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 69% on employee plans, 5.96% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 9.3% on non-group plans, and 0.128% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.22%
Uninsured
69%
Employer Coverage
5.96%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
9.3%
Non-Group
0.128%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to 4.22%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Somerset County (South) PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.1% prevalence
  2. 11.7% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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