Avenel, NJ

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2019 Population
18,592
1.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39
4.88% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
8.54%
28.8% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$70,035
2.04% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$262,800
1.5% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
7,046
4.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Avenel, NJ had a population of 18.6k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $70,035. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Avenel, NJ declined from 18,831 to 18,592, a −1.27% decrease and its median household income declined from $71,491 to $70,035, a −2.04% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avenel, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (34.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.6%), White (Hispanic) (16.2%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.53%). 0% of the households in Avenel, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

84.9% of the residents in Avenel, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Avenel, NJ was $262,800, and the homeownership rate was 49%. Most people in Avenel, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Avenel, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Avenel, NJ is home to a population of 18.6k people, from which 84.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 29.1% of Avenel, NJ residents were born outside of the country (5.41k people).

In 2019, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.48k people) in Avenel, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.65k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Avenel, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.48k ± 646
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.07k ± 657
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.65k ± 514
20.6%
Hispanic Population
3.82k people

In 2019, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.48k people) in Avenel, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.65k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.6% of the people in Avenel, NJ are hispanic (3.82k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Avenel, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

29.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.41k people
31.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.94k people

As of 2019, 29.1% of Avenel, NJ residents (5.41k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Avenel, NJ was 31.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 4.9
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Avenel, NJ was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Avenel, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Avenel, NJ residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    256,930 ± 12,263 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    177,723 ± 10,246 people
  3. Mexico
    114,735 ± 8,262 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 256,930 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 177,723 and Mexico with 114,735.

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Citizenship

84.9%
2019 Citizenship
84.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 84.9% of Avenel, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Avenel, NJ was 84.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    159 ± 82
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    77 ± 73
  3. Korea
    39 ± 42

Avenel, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Avenel, NJ is $70,035. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Avenel, NJ was Census Tract 27.01 with a value of $79,094, followed by Census Tract 27.03 and Census Tract 90, with respective values of $69,137 and $52,368.

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,705. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Avenel, NJ employs 7.05k people. The largest industries in Avenel, NJ are Retail Trade (1,015 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (967 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (910 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($92,736), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($92,336), and Public Administration ($90,750).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,035
2019 value
± $7,149
−2.04%
1 Year Growth
± 14%

Households in Avenel, NJ have a median annual income of $70,035, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,491 in 2018, which represents a −2.04% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$90,674
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,740
$65,705
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,243

In 2019, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Jersey
  1. Asian
    $87,067 ± $3,382
  2. White
    $72,672 ± $1,251
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,744 ± $41,155

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Jersey.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Avenel, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.492
2018 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2019, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0623% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 27.01
  2. Census Tract 27.03
  3. Census Tract 90

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Avenel, NJ was Census Tract 27.01 with a value of $79,094, followed by Census Tract 27.03 and Census Tract 90, with respective values of $69,137 and $52,368.

The following map shows all of the places in Avenel, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Avenel, NJ (1.24k out of 14.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

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
    812 ± 242
  2. Black
    301 ± 166
  3. Hispanic
    237 ± 153

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Avenel, NJ is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

7.05k
2019 Value
± 667
−4.1%
1 Year decline
± 13.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Avenel, NJ declined at a rate of −4.1%, from 7.35k employees to 7.05k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Avenel, NJ, are Sales & Related Occupations (912 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (896 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (726 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Avenel, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Avenel, NJ, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (912 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (896 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (726 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Avenel, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.27 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.37 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Avenel, NJ, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Community & Social Service Occupations ($160,156), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($137,778).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.05k
2019 Value
± 667
−4.1%
1 Year decline
± 13.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Avenel, NJ declined at a rate of −4.1%, from 7.35k employees to 7.05k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Avenel, NJ, are Retail Trade (1,015 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (967 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (910 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Avenel, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Avenel, 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 Avenel, NJ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,015 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (967 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (910 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Avenel, NJ has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.84 times higher than expected), Information (1.78 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Avenel, NJ, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($92,736), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($92,336), and Public Administration ($90,750).

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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. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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.

New Jersey 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for New Jersey
57.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 72.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 69.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Avenel, NJ was $262,800 in 2019, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $266,800 to $262,800, a 1.5% decrease. The homeownership rate in Avenel, NJ is 49%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Avenel, NJ have an average commute time of 35.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Avenel, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$262,800
2019 Median
± $10,462
$266,800
2018 Median
± $10,492

In 2019, the median property value in Avenel, NJ declined from to $262,800 from the previous year's value of $266,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Avenel, 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 Avenel, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,035
Median Household Income
± $7,149
5.22k
Number of Households
± 561

In 2019, the median household income of the 5.22k households in Avenel, NJ declined from $70,035 from the previous year's value of $71,491.

The following chart displays the households in Avenel, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

49%
2019 Homeownership
49.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 49% of the housing units in Avenel, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Avenel, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Avenel, NJ have a longer commute time (35.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 7.94% of the workforce in Avenel, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Public Transit (13.2%)
  3. Carpooled (4.53%)

In 2019, 76.9% of workers in Avenel, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (13.2%) and those who carpooled to work (4.53%).

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 Avenel, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Avenel, NJ have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92.8% of the population of Avenel, NJ has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 9.22% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 0.331% 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 Middlesex County, NJ see 1068 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.39% decrease from the previous year (1083 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1100 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 518 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Salem County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,068 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Middlesex County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County, NJ see an average of 1,068 patients per year. This represents a 1.39% decrease from the previous year (1,083 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Middlesex County, NJ 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

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$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

7.23%
Uninsured
54.3%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
9.22%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
0.331%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Avenel, NJ grew by 0.802% from 7.17% to 7.23%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Avenel, 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. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 13.4% prevalence
  3. 13.2% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 15.6%.

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

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