Secaucus, NJ

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Population

19,279

2.89% growth

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$99,883

6.08% growth

Poverty Rate

6.79%


Number of Employees

10,058

4.4% growth

Median Property Value

$426,000

6.69% growth

About

In 2017, Secaucus, NJ had a population of 19.3k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $99,883. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Secaucus, NJ grew from 18,737 to 19,279, a 2.89% increase and its median household income grew from $94,160 to $99,883, a 6.08% increase.

The population of Secaucus, NJ is 48.6% White Alone, 29.4% Asian Alone, and 16.9% Hispanic or Latino. 47.5% of the people in Secaucus, NJ speak a non-English language, and 84.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Secaucus, NJ is $426,000, and the homeownership rate is 57.8%. Most people in Secaucus, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Secaucus, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Secaucus, NJ employs 10.1k people. The largest industries in Secaucus, NJ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,387 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,062 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,034 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($103,527), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,008), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,822).

Median household income in Secaucus, NJ is $99,883. Males in Secaucus, 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 Secaucus, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,883

2017 value

± $8,566

6.08%

1 Year Growth

± 13.2%

Households in Secaucus, NJ have a median annual income of $99,883, 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 $94,160 in 2016, which represents a 6.08% 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 Secaucus, NJ 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 Secaucus, NJ 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 Secaucus, 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 201

  2. Census Tract 198

  3. Census Tract 200

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Secaucus, NJ was Census Tract 201 with a value of $96,786, followed by Census Tract 198 and Census Tract 200, with respective values of $95,734 and $85,057.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Secaucus, NJ (1.28k out of 18.8k 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 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    927 ± 206

  2. Hispanic

    442 ± 148

  3. Black

    182 ± 124

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

10.1k

2017 Value

± 730

4.4%

1 Year growth

± 10%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Secaucus, NJ grew at a rate of 4.4%, from 9.63k employees to 10.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Secaucus, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,344 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,315 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,205 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Secaucus, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Secaucus, NJ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,344 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,315 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,205 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Secaucus, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.73 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.11 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Secaucus, NJ, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($122,550), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($105,063), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($102,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.1k

2017 Value

± 730

4.4%

1 Year growth

± 10%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Secaucus, NJ grew at a rate of 4.4%, from 9.63k employees to 10.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Secaucus, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,387 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,062 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,034 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Secaucus, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Secaucus, 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 Secaucus, NJ, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,387 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,062 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,034 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Secaucus, NJ has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.71 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (2.2 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.97 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Secaucus, NJ, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($103,527), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,008), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,822).

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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 with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $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

92.8% of the population of Secaucus, NJ has health coverage, with 61.1% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 9.18% on non-group plans, and 0.0318% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Secaucus, 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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1184 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 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

7.17%

Uninsured

61.1%

Employer Coverage

10.2%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

9.18%

Non-Group

0.0318%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Secaucus, NJ declined by 17.9% from 8.74% to 7.17%.

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

Secaucus, NJ is home to a population of 19.3k people, from which 84.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 35.7% of Secaucus, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Secaucus, NJ is composed of 9.37k White Alone residents (48.6%), 5.68k Asian Alone residents (29.4%), 3.25k Hispanic or Latino residents (16.9%), 544 Black or African American Alone residents (2.82%), 268 Two or More Races residents (1.39%), 114 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.591%), 55 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.285%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Secaucus, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,785 speakers), Hindi (1,345 speakers), and Gujarati (857 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.9

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Secaucus, NJ was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Secaucus, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Secaucus, NJ residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

36.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 35.7% of Secaucus, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Secaucus, NJ was 36.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Secaucus, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Secaucus, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

84.9%

2017 Citizenship

85.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.9% of Secaucus, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Secaucus, NJ was 85.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.37k ± 882

  2. Asian Alone

    5.68k ± 534

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.25k ± 782

In 2017, there were 1.65 times more White Alone residents (9.37k people) in Secaucus, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.68k Asian Alone and 3.25k 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 Secaucus, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,785 speakers (16.2%)

  2. Hindi

    1,345 speakers (7.85%)

  3. Gujarati

    857 speakers (5%)

47.5% of Secaucus, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Secaucus, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 16.2% of the overall population of Secaucus, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 7.85% speak Hindi and 5% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    244 ± 130

  2. World War II

    118 ± 65

  3. Korea

    91 ± 69

Secaucus, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Secaucus, NJ was $426,000 in 2017, which is 1.96 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $399,300 to $426,000, a 6.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Secaucus, NJ is 57.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Secaucus, NJ have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Secaucus, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$99,883

Median Household Income

± $8,566

7.11k

Number of Households

± 559

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.11k households in Secaucus, NJ grew to $99,883 from the previous year's value of $94,160.

The following chart displays the households in Secaucus, 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$426,000

2017 Median

± $19,302

$399,300

2016 Median

± $18,438

In 2017, the median property value in Secaucus, NJ grew to to $426,000 from the previous year's value of $399,300.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

57.8%

2017 Homeownership

56.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.8% of the housing units in Secaucus, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Secaucus, 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 Secaucus, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Secaucus, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Secaucus, NJ have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Secaucus, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    54%

  2. Public Transit

    29.4%

  3. Carpooled

    7.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Secaucus, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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