Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
113,919
0.482% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38.8
0.257% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
7.89%
0.943% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$80,094
3.58% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$339,000
2.08% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
57,827
0.186% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ had a population of 114k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $80,094. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ grew from 113,372 to 113,919, a 0.482% increase and its median household income grew from $77,326 to $80,094, a 3.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.7%), White (Hispanic) (22.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.56%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.98%). 40.8% of the households in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

90.7% of the residents in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are Bloomfield College (308 degrees awarded in 2019), Eastwick College-Nutley (238 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield (67 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was $339,000, and the homeownership rate was 55.1%. Most people in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 114k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 25.3% of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (28.8k people).

In 2019, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.7k people) in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.8k White (Hispanic) and 12.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (27,494 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (3,171 speakers), and Portuguese (1,485 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.7k ± 1.47k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    25.8k ± 1.53k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.9k ± 1.31k
32.6%
Hispanic Population
37.1k people

In 2019, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.7k people) in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.8k White (Hispanic) and 12.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

32.6% of the people in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (37.1k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    27,494 speakers (25.8%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    3,171 speakers (2.97%)
  3. Portuguese
    1,485 speakers (1.39%)

40.8% of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 25.8% of the overall population of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 2.97% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 1.39% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
28.8k people
25.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
28.8k people

As of 2019, 25.3% of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ residents (28.8k 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 Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was 25.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Ecuador
    4,273 ± 1,574 people
  2. Philippines
    3,627 ± 1,455 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    2,497 ± 1,213 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was Ecuador, the natal country of 4,273 Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Philippines with 3,627 and Dominican Republic with 2,497.

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Citizenship

90.7%
2019 Citizenship
90.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.7% of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was 90.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    898 ± 171
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    563 ± 151
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    296 ± 131

Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Economy

Median household income in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ is $80,094. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

Males in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.17 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,408. The income inequality in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.428, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ employs 57.8k people. The largest industries in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,306 people), Construction (3,250 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,230 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($151,776), Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($129,820), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($127,941).

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,094
2019 value
± $2,030
3.58%
1 Year Growth
± 3.63%

Households in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $80,094, 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 $77,326 in 2018, which represents a 3.58% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$73,877
Average Male Salary in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ
± $9,441
$63,408
Average Female Salary in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ
± $7,967

In 2019, full-time male employees in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ made 1.17 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ
  1. American Indian
    $80,071 ± $173,334
  2. Asian
    $67,963 ± $18,919
  3. White
    $63,187 ± $7,360

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.428
2019 Wage GINI in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ
0.42
2018 Wage GINI in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ

In 2019, the income inequality in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.03% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ (8.93k out of 113k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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
    5,597 ± 578
  2. Hispanic
    3,824 ± 492
  3. Black
    1,502 ± 343

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

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

57.8k
2019 Value
−0.186%
1 Year decline
± −0.186%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −0.186%, from 57.9k employees to 57.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,755 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,645 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,602 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,755 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,645 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,602 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Crossing guards (6.67 times higher than expected), Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors (5.45 times), and Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (4.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are File clerks ($200,854), Purchasing managers ($185,348), and Chief executives & legislators ($180,112).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

57.8k
2019 Value
−0.186%
1 Year decline
± −0.186%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −0.186%, from 57.9k employees to 57.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,306 people), Construction (3,250 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,230 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Essex County (Northeast) 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 Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,306 people), Construction (3,250 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,230 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Sound recording industries (7.98 times higher than expected), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (4.01 times), and Periodical, book, & directory publishers (3.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Broadcasting (except internet) ($151,776), Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($129,820), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($127,941).

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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. $57.4B
  2. $52.6B
  3. $51.9B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57.4B, followed by Electronics ($52.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($51.9B).

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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$660B
2018 Value in New Jersey
$1.36T
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
105% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Jersey trade was $660B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.36T by 2045.

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. $115B
  2. $64.9B
  3. $23.7B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $115B, followed by Pennsylvania with $64.9B and California and $23.7B.

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

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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.

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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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 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become 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 2019, universities in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ awarded 696 degrees. The student population of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 1,574 male students and 1,733 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (258 and 38.2%), followed by Black or African American (232 and 34.3%), White (124 and 18.3%), and Unknown (29 and 4.29%).

The largest universities in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Bloomfield College (308 and 44.3%), Eastwick College-Nutley (238 and 34.2%), and Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield (67 and 9.63%).

The most popular majors in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ are Registered Nursing (74 and 10.6%), General Cosmetology (63 and 9.05%), and Cardiovascular Technologist (58 and 8.33%).

The median tuition cost in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ for private four year colleges is $30,310.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 43 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was General Psychology with 57 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 308 degrees awarded
  2. 238 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded
$30,310
Median Private

In 2019, the Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bloomfield College with 308 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

211
Degrees Awarded to Men
485
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 211 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.435 times less than the 485 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    258 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    232 degrees awarded
  3. White
    124 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was Hispanic or Latino students. These 258 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 232 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ was $339,000 in 2019, which is 1.41 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $332,100 to $339,000, a 2.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ is 55.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$339,000
2019 Median
± $4,281
$332,100
2018 Median
± $3,522

In 2019, the median property value in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ grew to to $339,000 from the previous year's value of $332,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Essex County (Northeast) 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 Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$80,094
Median Household Income
± $2,030
41.9k
Number of Households
± 1,339

In 2019, the median household income of the 41.9k households in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ grew to $80,094 from the previous year's value of $77,326.

The following chart displays the households in Essex County (Northeast) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

55.1%
2019 Homeownership
55.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 55.1% of the housing units in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.3%.

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

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Commute Time

32.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.35% of the workforce in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Public Transit (14.3%)
  3. Carpooled (8.6%)

In 2019, 70.6% of workers in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (14.3%) and those who carpooled to work (8.6%).

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

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Health

91.6% of the population of Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 8.55% on non-group plans, and 0.525% 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 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 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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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 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

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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

8.4%
Uninsured
58.4%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
8.55%
Non-Group
0.525%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Essex County (Northeast) PUMA, NJ grew by 1.49% from 8.28% to 8.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Essex County (Northeast) 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. 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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