Short Hills, NJ

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2020 Population
13,700
2.03% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.8
0.488% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
3.89%
5.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$250,001
2020 Median Property Value
$1.39M
0.151% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
6,033
3.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Short Hills, NJ had a population of 13.7k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $250,001. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Short Hills, NJ grew from 13,428 to 13,700, a 2.03% increase and its median household income stayed from $250,001 to $250,001, a 0% change.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Short Hills, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (31.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%).

None of the households in Short Hills, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.2% of the residents in Short Hills, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Short Hills, NJ was $1.39M, and the homeownership rate was 88.8%. Most people in Short Hills, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 46.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Short Hills, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Short Hills, NJ is home to a population of 13.7k people, from which 87.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 27.3% of Short Hills, NJ residents were born outside of the country (3.74k people).

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.92k people) in Short Hills, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.37k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 412 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Short Hills, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.92k ± 584
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.37k ± 576
  3. White (Hispanic)
    412 ± 247
4.48%
Hispanic Population
614 people

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.92k people) in Short Hills, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.37k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 412 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.48% of the people in Short Hills, NJ are hispanic (614 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.74k people
24.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.25k people

As of 2020, 27.3% of Short Hills, NJ residents (3.74k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Short Hills, NJ was 24.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 8.2
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Short Hills, NJ was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Short Hills, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Short Hills, NJ residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    263,388 ± 12,412 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    182,812 ± 10,389 people
  3. Mexico
    106,394 ± 7,960 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 263,388 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 182,812 and Mexico with 106,394.

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Citizenship

87.2%
2020 Citizenship
88.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.2% of Short Hills, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Short Hills, NJ was 88.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    63 ± 44
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    22 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 24

Short Hills, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Short Hills, NJ is $250,001. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Short Hills, NJ was Census Tract 200 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $250,001 and $167,852.

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,739. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.49, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Short Hills, NJ employs 6.03k people. The largest industries in Short Hills, NJ are Finance & Insurance (1,618 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,475 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (514 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($250,001), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), and Transportation & Warehousing ($250,001).

Wages

Median Household Income

$250,001
2020 value
± N/A

Households in Short Hills, NJ have a median annual income of $250,001, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $250,001 in 2019, which represents a 0% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$92,684
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,757
$67,739
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,291

In 2020, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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
    $90,898 ± $3,461
  2. White
    $75,005 ± $1,298
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,879 ± $42,752

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Jersey.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Short Hills, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.49
2020 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2020, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.5% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 200
  2. Census Tract 201
  3. Census Tract 203

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Short Hills, NJ was Census Tract 200 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $250,001 and $167,852.

The following map shows all of the places in Short Hills, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Short Hills, NJ (533 out of 13.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 12 - 14 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
    252 ± 130
  2. Asian
    189 ± 117
  3. Two Or More
    34 ± 102

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Short Hills, NJ is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

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

6.03k
2020 Value
± 492
3.64%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Short Hills, NJ grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 5.82k employees to 6.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Short Hills, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,597 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (777 people), and Legal Occupations (650 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Short Hills, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Short Hills, NJ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,597 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (777 people), and Legal Occupations (650 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Short Hills, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (9.44 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.9 times), and Management Occupations (2.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Short Hills, NJ, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($250,001), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($232,692), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($215,568).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.03k
2020 Value
± 492
3.64%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Short Hills, NJ grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 5.82k employees to 6.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Short Hills, NJ, are Finance & Insurance (1,618 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,475 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (514 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Short Hills, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Short Hills, 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 Short Hills, NJ, by number of employees, are Finance & Insurance (1,618 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,475 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (514 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Short Hills, NJ has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (5.74 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.29 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Short Hills, NJ, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($250,001), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), and Transportation & Warehousing ($250,001).

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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. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

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. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for New Jersey
57.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 72.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 69.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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 was elected 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Short Hills, NJ was $1.39M in 2020, which is 6.04 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $1.39M to $1.39M, a 0.151% increase. The homeownership rate in Short Hills, NJ is 88.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Short Hills, NJ have an average commute time of 46.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Short Hills, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.39M
2020 Median
± $73,718
$1.39M
2019 Median
± $66,735

In 2020, the median property value in Short Hills, NJ grew to to $1.39M from the previous year's value of $1.39M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Short Hills, 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 Short Hills, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $1M - $1,499,999 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.
$250,001
Median Household Income
± N/A
4.31k
Number of Households
± 317

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.31k households in Short Hills, NJ stayed at $250,001 from the previous year's value of $250,001.

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

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Rent vs Own

88.8%
2020 Homeownership
90.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 88.8% of the housing units in Short Hills, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 90.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Short Hills, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

46.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Short Hills, NJ have a longer commute time (46.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 8.69% of the workforce in Short Hills, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (42.1%)
  2. Public Transit (31.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (23.2%)

In 2020, 42.1% of workers in Short Hills, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (31.5%) and those who worked at home (23.2%).

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

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Health

98.9% of the population of Short Hills, NJ has health coverage, with 81% on employee plans, 1.38% on Medicaid, 7.72% on Medicare, 8.8% on non-group plans, and 0% 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 Essex County, NJ see 1181 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1197 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1051 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 447 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Salem County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,181 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Essex County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Essex County, NJ see an average of 1,181 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,197 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Essex 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

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$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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

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

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Health Care Coverage

1.11%
Uninsured
81%
Employer Coverage
1.38%
Medicaid
7.72%
Medicare
8.8%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Short Hills, NJ declined by 4.5% from 1.16% to 1.11%.

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