In 2018, Somerset County, NJ had a population of 331k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $121,378. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Somerset County, NJ declined from 335,432 to 331,164, a -1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $112,153 to $121,378, a 8.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.5%), White (Hispanic) (11.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.07%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.02%). 31.2% of the households in Somerset County, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 91.6% of the residents in Somerset County, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Somerset County, NJ are Raritan Valley Community College (1,232 degrees awarded in 2019), Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield (84 degrees), and American Institute-Somerset (72 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Somerset County, NJ was $436,600, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%. Most people in Somerset County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerset County, NJ was 2 cars per household.