Middlesex County, NJ

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Population
829,685
1.56% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
38.7

Poverty Rate
8.47%

Median Household Income
$88,217
3.37% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$352,300
3.4% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
414,736
0.786% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Middlesex County, NJ had a population of 830k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $88,217. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Middlesex County, NJ declined from 842,798 to 829,685, a -1.56% decrease and its median household income grew from $85,337 to $88,217, a 3.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (24.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.04%). 46.2% of the households in Middlesex County, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 86.6% of the residents in Middlesex County, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County, NJ are Rutgers University-New Brunswick (13,397 degrees awarded in 2019), Middlesex County College (1,465 degrees), and American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education (375 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Middlesex County, NJ was $352,300, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%. Most people in Middlesex County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesex County, NJ was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New Jersey (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Middlesex County, NJ went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.7%), followed by Other (3.1%). 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 Middlesex County, NJ
59.2% 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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Diversity

Middlesex County, NJ is home to a population of 830k people, from which 86.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 32.6% of Middlesex County, NJ residents were born outside of the country (270k people).

In 2018, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (348k people) in Middlesex County, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 202k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 120k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Middlesex County, NJ are Spanish (140,357 speakers), Gujarati (32,436 speakers), and Hindi (25,220 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    348k ± 1.69k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    202k ± 2.61k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    120k ± 7.04k
21.6%
Hispanic Population
179k people

In 2018, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (348k people) in Middlesex County, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 202k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 120k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.6% of the people in Middlesex County, NJ are hispanic (179k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    140,357 speakers (18%)
  2. Gujarati
    32,436 speakers (4.15%)
  3. Hindi
    25,220 speakers (3.23%)

46.2% of Middlesex County, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Middlesex County, NJ was Spanish. 18% of the overall population of Middlesex County, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 4.15% speak Gujarati and 3.23% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

32.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
270k people
32.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
273k people

As of 2018, 32.6% of Middlesex County, NJ residents (270k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesex County, NJ was 32.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Middlesex County, NJ was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Middlesex County, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Middlesex County, NJ residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    267,137 ± 12,497 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    196,191 ± 10,754 people
  3. Mexico
    108,194 ± 8,026 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 267,137 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 196,191 and Mexico with 108,194.

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Citizenship

86.6%
2018 Citizenship
84.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 86.6% of Middlesex County, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesex County, NJ was 84.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,440 ± 1,345
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,523 ± 1,121
  3. Korea
    3,113 ± 735

Middlesex County, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Middlesex County, NJ is $88,217. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Middlesex County, NJ was Census Tract 79.11 with a value of $171,277, followed by Census Tract 66.06 and Census Tract 85.02, with respective values of $171,250 and $162,672.

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,114. 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 Middlesex County, NJ employs 415k people. The largest industries in Middlesex County, NJ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (49,473 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (47,002 people), and Retail Trade (45,706 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($91,892), Utilities ($89,494), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,260).

Wages

Median Household Income

$88,217
2018 value
± $3,450
3.37%
1 Year Growth
± 4.38%

Households in Middlesex County, NJ have a median annual income of $88,217, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $85,337 in 2017, which represents a 3.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$92,951
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,794
$67,114
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,255

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

This chart shows the gender-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
    $92,859 ± $3,652
  2. White
    $74,222 ± $1,284
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $70,602 ± $36,181

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 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 Middlesex County, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
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 0.0449% 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 79.11
  2. Census Tract 66.06
  3. Census Tract 85.02

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesex County, NJ was Census Tract 79.11 with a value of $171,277, followed by Census Tract 66.06 and Census Tract 85.02, with respective values of $171,250 and $162,672.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesex County, NJ (67.4k out of 796k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    41,574 ± 1,637
  2. Hispanic
    27,249 ± 1,338
  3. Asian
    10,526 ± 742

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

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

415k
2018 Value
± 10,588
-0.786%
1 Year decline
± 3.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Middlesex County, NJ declined at a rate of -0.786%, from 418k employees to 415k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesex County, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (48,368 people), Management Occupations (46,600 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (39,858 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesex County, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middlesex County, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (48,368 people), Management Occupations (46,600 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (39,858 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Middlesex County, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.47 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.9 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middlesex County, NJ, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($100,330), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($94,844), and Management Occupations ($92,075).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

415k
2018 Value
± 10,588
-0.786%
1 Year decline
± 3.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Middlesex County, NJ declined at a rate of -0.786%, from 418k employees to 415k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesex County, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (49,473 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (47,002 people), and Retail Trade (45,706 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesex County, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Middlesex County, 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, NJ, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (49,473 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (47,002 people), and Retail Trade (45,706 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Middlesex County, NJ has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.58 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.53 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middlesex County, NJ, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($91,892), Utilities ($89,494), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,260).

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Middlesex County, NJ awarded 16,351 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County, NJ is skewed towards women, with 29,628 male students and 34,612 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County, NJ are White (6,532 and 44.5%), followed by Asian (3,288 and 22.4%), Hispanic or Latino (2,422 and 16.5%), and Black or African American (1,573 and 10.7%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Rutgers University-New Brunswick (13,397 and 81.9%), Middlesex County College (1,465 and 8.96%), and American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education (375 and 2.29%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County, NJ are Social Work (771 and 4.72%), Registered Nursing (642 and 3.93%), and General Computer & Information Sciences (609 and 3.72%).

The median tuition costs in Middlesex County, NJ are $11,700 for private four year colleges, and $12,230 and $29,012 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 561 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 495 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 481 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesex County, NJ was Registered Nursing with 561 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Middlesex County, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 13,397 degrees awarded
  2. 1,465 degrees awarded
  3. 375 degrees awarded
$12,230
Median In-State Public
$11,700
Median Private

In 2019, the Middlesex County, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rutgers University-New Brunswick with 13,397 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7,110
Degrees Awarded to Men
9,241
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 7,110 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex County, NJ, which is 0.769 times less than the 9,241 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Middlesex County, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,532 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    3,288 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,422 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Middlesex County, NJ was White students. These 6,532 degrees mean that there were 1.99 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 3,288 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesex County, NJ was $352,300 in 2018, which is 1.53 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $340,700 to $352,300, a 3.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Middlesex County, NJ is 62.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Middlesex County, NJ have an average commute time of 34.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Middlesex County, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$352,300
2018 Median
± $4,937
$340,700
2017 Median
± $4,898

In 2018, the median property value in Middlesex County, NJ grew to to $352,300 from the previous year's value of $340,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middlesex County, 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, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$88,217
Median Household Income
± $3,450
285k
Number of Households
± 8,808

In 2018, the median household income of the 285k households in Middlesex County, NJ grew to $88,217 from the previous year's value of $85,337.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
2018 Homeownership
63.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 62.9% of the housing units in Middlesex County, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

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

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Commute Time

34.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesex County, NJ have a longer commute time (34.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.56% of the workforce in Middlesex County, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (70.8%)
  2. Public Transit (11.3%)
  3. Carpooled (10.2%)

In 2018, 70.8% of workers in Middlesex County, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (11.3%) and those who carpooled to work (10.2%).

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 Middlesex County, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Middlesex County, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Middlesex County, NJ has health coverage, with 59% on employee plans, 12.4% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.363% 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

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

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

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

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

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Health Care Coverage

7.11%
Uninsured
59%
Employer Coverage
12.4%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.363%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesex County, NJ declined by 0.805% from 7.17% to 7.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middlesex County, 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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