Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
135,707
19.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
1.48% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.28%
6.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$100,643
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$303,200
23.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ had a population of 136k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $100,643. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ declined from 167,975 to 135,707, a −19.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,215 to $100,643, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.59%), and White (Hispanic) (3.97%).

13% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Burlington County Institute of Technology-Adult Education (90 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was $303,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.4%.

Most people in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 136k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.96% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89k people) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (8,111 households), Telugu (969 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (889 households).

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89k ± 1.62k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.1k ± 1.33k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.4k ± 712
10.5%
Hispanic Population
14.2k people

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89k people) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.5% of the people in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (14.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

8.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people
10.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17k people

As of 2022, 8.96% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 10.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,111 households (6.27%)
  2. Telugu
    969 households (0.749%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    889 households (0.687%)

13% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 6.27% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,833 ± 367
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,690 ± 346
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,482 ± 263

Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ employs 65.5k people. The largest industries in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (5,488 people), U. S. Air Force (3,775 people), and Construction (3,043 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($201,516), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($196,927), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($194,647).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,421
Women
47.7%
41,088
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 78,509 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ.

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Occupations

65.5k
2022 Value
−17.8%
1 Year decline
± −17.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −17.8%, from 79.7k employees to 65.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, are Registered nurses (2,041 people), Other managers (2,012 people), and Customer service representatives (1,542 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.5k
2022 Value
−17.8%
1 Year decline
± −17.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −17.8%, from 79.7k employees to 65.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,488 people), U. S. Air Force (3,775 people), and Construction (3,043 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$69,686
Median earning men ± $3,468
$48,119
Median earning women ± $1,871

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($119,351), Information ($113,625), and Public Administration ($84,197).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($80,746), Public Administration ($73,100), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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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%).

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.

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ awarded 90 degrees. The student population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 172 male students and 75 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are White (59 and 65.6%), followed by Black or African American (20 and 22.2%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 6.67%), and Two or More Races (3 and 3.33%).

The largest universities in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Burlington County Institute of Technology-Adult Education (90 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Welding Technology (20 and 22.2%), Electrician (13 and 14.4%), and HVAC Maintenance (13 and 14.4%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.548% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (35.2k), Some college (24.7k), and Bachelors Degree (21.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was $303,200 in 2022, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $245,100 to $303,200, a 23.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is 79.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is $100,643. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$303,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,244
$38,449
Median Property Taxes
±$1,199

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.4% of the housing units in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

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

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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.
$100,643
Median Household Income
± $3,229
48.4k
Number of Households
± 1,675

In 2022, the median household income of the 48.4k households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ grew to $100,643 from the previous year's value of $91,215.

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Wage Distribution

0.429
2022 Wage GINI in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 0.429 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.9%)
  3. Carpooled (8.34%)

In 2022, 76.7% of workers in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.9%) and those who carpooled to work (8.34%).

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.66% of the workforce in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

6.28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ (8.03k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, 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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Health

96.1% of the population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 52.5% on employee plans, 9.57% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 6.65% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.94%
Uninsured
52.5%
Employer Coverage
9.57%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
6.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ declined by 11.5% from 4.45% to 3.94%.

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