Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ

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Population

120,482

0.917% growth

Median Age

46.3


Median Household Income

$85,000

4.98% growth

Number of Employees

56,103

2.86% growth

Median Property Value

$331,400

2.03% growth

About

In 2017, Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ had a population of 120k people with a median age of 46.3 and a median household income of $85,000. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ grew from 119,387 to 120,482, a 0.917% increase and its median household income grew from $80,965 to $85,000, a 4.98% increase.

The population of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is 70.1% White Alone, 14.1% Asian Alone, and 9.67% Hispanic or Latino. 25.7% of the people in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 94.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is $331,400, and the homeownership rate is 80.3%. Most people in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 35.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,021 people), Construction (3,570 people), and Hospitals (2,374 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,218), Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($121,792), and Banking & related activities ($120,934).

Median household income in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is $85,000. Males in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,317. The income inequality in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,000

2017 value

± $3,068

4.98%

1 Year Growth

± 4.34%

Households in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $85,000, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $80,965 in 2016, which represents a 4.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$93,612

Average Male Salary

± $12,059

$62,317

Average Female Salary

± $8,890

In 2017, full-time male employees in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ made 1.5 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $91,949 ± $22,268

  2. Two or More Races

    $72,772 ± $55,607

  3. White

    $65,097 ± $7,846

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.421% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $146,691, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Morristown Town, Madison & Florham Park Boroughs PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $141,315 and $139,109.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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

56.1k

2017 Value

2.86%

1 Year growth

± 2.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 54.5k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, are Miscellaneous managers (2,248 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,860 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,558 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,248 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,860 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,558 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (5.3 times higher than expected), Construction & building inspectors (5.13 times), and Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other (4.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($277,747), Chief executives & legislators ($170,398), and Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other ($168,593).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.1k

2017 Value

2.86%

1 Year growth

± 2.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 54.5k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,021 people), Construction (3,570 people), and Hospitals (2,374 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Middlesex County (Southeast) 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 Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,021 people), Construction (3,570 people), and Hospitals (2,374 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers (5.8 times higher than expected), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (4.72 times), and Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (3.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,218), Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($121,792), and Banking & related activities ($120,934).

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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

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

N/A% of the population of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ 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

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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%.

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Diversity

Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 120k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is composed of 84.4k White Alone residents (70.1%), 17k Asian Alone residents (14.1%), 11.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.67%), 5.43k Black or African American Alone residents (4.51%), 1.76k Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 117 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0971%), 115 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0954%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0124%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (6,441 speakers), Gujarati (2,564 speakers), and Hindi (1,871 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was 46.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

19.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

23.2k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was 19.4%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    6,459 ± 1,920 people

  2. Egypt

    1,556 ± 962 people

  3. Philippines

    1,533 ± 955 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 6,459 Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Egypt with 1,556 and Philippines with 1,533.

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Citizenship

94.6%

2017 Citizenship

94.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.6% of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    84.4k ± 1.27k

  2. Asian Alone

    17k ± 999

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11.7k ± 1.31k

In 2017, there were 4.98 times more White Alone residents (84.4k people) in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17k Asian Alone and 11.7k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    6,441 speakers (5.63%)

  2. Gujarati

    2,564 speakers (2.24%)

  3. Hindi

    1,871 speakers (1.64%)

25.7% of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 5.63% of the overall population of Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 2.24% speak Gujarati and 1.64% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was $331,400 in 2017, which is 1.52 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $324,800 to $331,400, a 2.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is 80.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$85,000

Median Household Income

± $3,068

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ grew to $85,000 from the previous year's value of $80,965.

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Housing

Property Value

$331,400

2017 Median

± $4,902

$324,800

2016 Median

± $4,485

In 2017, the median property value in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ grew to to $331,400 from the previous year's value of $324,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middlesex County (Southeast) 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 Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

80.3%

2017 Homeownership

79.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.3% of the housing units in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

35.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 9.65% of the workforce in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Middlesex County (Southeast) PUMA, NJ was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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