Sayreville, NJ

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Population

44,744

1.09% growth

Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$79,620

3.61% growth

Poverty Rate

6.22%


Number of Employees

23,206

3.32% growth

Median Property Value

$293,200

0.342% growth

About

In 2017, Sayreville, NJ had a population of 44.7k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $79,620. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sayreville, NJ grew from 44,260 to 44,744, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $76,844 to $79,620, a 3.61% increase.

The population of Sayreville, NJ is 58.2% White Alone, 15.7% Asian Alone, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Sayreville, NJ speak a non-English language, and 88.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sayreville, NJ is $293,200, and the homeownership rate is 64.6%. Most people in Sayreville, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sayreville, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sayreville, NJ employs 23.2k people. The largest industries in Sayreville, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,399 people), Retail Trade (2,494 people), and Educational Services (1,952 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($73,417), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,020), and Public Administration ($69,489).

Median household income in Sayreville, NJ is $79,620. Males in Sayreville, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Sayreville, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,620

2017 value

± $3,461

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 7.24%

Households in Sayreville, NJ have a median annual income of $79,620, 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 $76,844 in 2016, which represents a 3.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sayreville, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 73.01

  2. Census Tract 72.02

  3. Census Tract 71.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sayreville, NJ was Census Tract 73.01 with a value of $98,393, followed by Census Tract 72.02 and Census Tract 71.02, with respective values of $91,797 and $91,797.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sayreville, NJ (2.77k out of 44.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 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

    1,660 ± 276

  2. Hispanic

    615 ± 202

  3. Black

    489 ± 210

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sayreville, 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

23.2k

2017 Value

± 992

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 5.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sayreville, NJ grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 22.5k employees to 23.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sayreville, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,668 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,514 people), and Management Occupations (2,050 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sayreville, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sayreville, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,668 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,514 people), and Management Occupations (2,050 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sayreville, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.19 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.39 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sayreville, NJ, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($110,625), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,536), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($84,800).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.2k

2017 Value

± 992

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 5.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sayreville, NJ grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 22.5k employees to 23.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sayreville, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,399 people), Retail Trade (2,494 people), and Educational Services (1,952 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sayreville, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Sayreville, 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 Sayreville, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,399 people), Retail Trade (2,494 people), and Educational Services (1,952 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sayreville, NJ has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.07 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.64 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sayreville, NJ, by median earnings, are Information ($73,417), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,020), and Public Administration ($69,489).

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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.

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. $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

93.2% of the population of Sayreville, NJ has health coverage, with 62.8% on employee plans, 8.94% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.5% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Sayreville, 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%).

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%).

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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

6.81%

Uninsured

62.8%

Employer Coverage

8.94%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

0.5%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sayreville, NJ declined by 13.8% from 7.91% to 6.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sayreville, 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. 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%.

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

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Diversity

Sayreville, NJ is home to a population of 44.7k people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Sayreville, NJ residents were born outside of the country (12.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sayreville, NJ is composed of 26.1k White Alone residents (58.2%), 7.04k Asian Alone residents (15.7%), 5.55k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.4%), 5.34k Black or African American Alone residents (11.9%), 627 Two or More Races residents (1.4%), 97 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.217%), 33 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0738%), and 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0156%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sayreville, NJ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sayreville, NJ was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Sayreville, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sayreville, NJ residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    12.1k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Sayreville, NJ residents (12.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sayreville, NJ was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 251,165 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

88.9%

2017 Citizenship

89%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.9% of Sayreville, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sayreville, NJ was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    26.1k ± 812

  2. Asian Alone

    7.04k ± 616

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.55k ± 768

In 2017, there were 3.7 times more White Alone residents (26.1k people) in Sayreville, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.04k Asian Alone and 5.55k 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 Sayreville, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Sayreville, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Sayreville, NJ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Sayreville, NJ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    637 ± 153

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    229 ± 90

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    155 ± 89

Sayreville, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sayreville, NJ was $293,200 in 2017, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $292,200 to $293,200, a 0.342% increase. The homeownership rate in Sayreville, NJ is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sayreville, NJ have an average commute time of 31.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sayreville, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$79,620

Median Household Income

± $3,461

16.3k

Number of Households

± 751

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.3k households in Sayreville, NJ grew to $79,620 from the previous year's value of $76,844.

The following chart displays the households in Sayreville, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$293,200

2017 Median

± $5,915

$292,200

2016 Median

± $4,840

In 2017, the median property value in Sayreville, NJ grew to to $293,200 from the previous year's value of $292,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sayreville, 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 Sayreville, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.6%

2017 Homeownership

65.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.6% of the housing units in Sayreville, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

31.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sayreville, NJ have a longer commute time (31.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.48% of the workforce in Sayreville, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.1%

  2. Public Transit

    8.62%

  3. Carpooled

    8.44%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sayreville, NJ was Drove Alone (76.1%), followed by those who Public Transit (8.62%) and those who Carpooled (8.44%).

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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