Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ

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2019 Population
107,555
0.644% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
44.9
1.35% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
3.03%
10.2% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$144,168
3.65% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$560,400
0.773% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
53,716
0.873% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ had a population of 108k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $144,168. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ declined from 108,252 to 107,555, a −0.644% decrease and its median household income grew from $139,086 to $144,168, a 3.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), White (Hispanic) (5.75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%). 24% of the households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

93.2% of the residents in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Raritan Valley Community College (1,232 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was $560,400, and the homeownership rate was 86.4%. Most people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 108k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 20% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (21.5k people).

In 2019, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79k people) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (5,047 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (4,492 speakers), and Portuguese (1,314 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79k ± 1.16k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.6k ± 902
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.19k ± 647
6.99%
Hispanic Population
7.52k people

In 2019, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79k people) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.99% of the people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (7.52k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,047 speakers (4.93%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    4,492 speakers (4.39%)
  3. Portuguese
    1,314 speakers (1.28%)

24% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 4.93% of the overall population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 4.39% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.28% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
21.5k people
19.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
21.4k people

As of 2019, 20% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents (21.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 19.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.1
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 44.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    4,923 ± 1,683 people
  2. China
    2,596 ± 1,236 people
  3. Philippines
    908 ± 737 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 4,923 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by China with 2,596 and Philippines with 908.

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Citizenship

93.2%
2019 Citizenship
93.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.2% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,159 ± 200
  2. Korea
    591 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    369 ± 137

Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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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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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.

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

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is $144,168. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

Males in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.62 times higher than the average income of females, which is $98,272. The income inequality in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ employs 53.7k people. The largest industries in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,181 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,730 people), and Construction (2,530 people), and the highest paying industries are Software publishing ($300,020), Petroleum refining ($291,909), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($278,131).

Wages

Median Household Income

$144,168
2019 value
± $6,859
3.65%
1 Year Growth
± 5.3%

Households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $144,168, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $139,086 in 2018, which represents a 3.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$159,433
Average Male Salary in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
± $24,118
$98,272
Average Female Salary in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
± $16,510

In 2019, full-time male employees in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ made 1.62 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $137,604 ± $37,236
  2. White
    $112,967 ± $15,759
  3. Other
    $73,987 ± $128,813

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.504
2019 Wage GINI in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
0.502
2018 Wage GINI in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ

In 2019, the income inequality in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 0.504 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.421% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.03% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ (3.22k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

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
    2,287 ± 334
  2. Asian
    663 ± 217
  3. Hispanic
    342 ± 191

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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

53.7k
2019 Value
0.873%
1 Year growth
± 0.873%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.873%, from 53.3k employees to 53.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, are Other managers (2,911 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,680 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,395 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,911 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,680 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,395 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (11.7 times higher than expected), Chemical engineers (8.46 times), and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents (7.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Actuaries ($507,763), Chief executives & legislators ($333,398), and Physicians ($283,709).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.7k
2019 Value
0.873%
1 Year growth
± 0.873%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.873%, from 53.3k employees to 53.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,181 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,730 people), and Construction (2,530 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, 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 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,181 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,730 people), and Construction (2,530 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (13.8 times higher than expected), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers (6.95 times), and Wired telecommunications carriers (6.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Software publishing ($300,020), Petroleum refining ($291,909), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($278,131).

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). 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 New Jersey
55.5% 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.

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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Education

In 2019, universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ awarded 1,232 degrees. The student population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards men, with 3,934 male students and 3,859 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are White (654 and 54.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (240 and 20.1%), Black or African American (108 and 9.04%), and Unknown (87 and 7.28%).

The largest universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Raritan Valley Community College (1,232 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (252 and 20.5%), General Business (206 and 16.7%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (153 and 12.4%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 250 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 206 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 153 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 250 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,232 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Raritan Valley Community College with 1,232 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

603
Degrees Awarded to Men
629
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 603 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.959 times less than the 629 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    654 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    240 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    108 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was White students. These 654 degrees mean that there were 2.73 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 240 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was $560,400 in 2019, which is 2.33 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $556,100 to $560,400, a 0.773% increase. The homeownership rate in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is 86.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$560,400
2019 Median
± $11,399
$556,100
2018 Median
± $11,955

In 2019, the median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew to to $560,400 from the previous year's value of $556,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, 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 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$144,168
Median Household Income
± $6,859
38.9k
Number of Households
± 1,109

In 2019, the median household income of the 38.9k households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew to $144,168 from the previous year's value of $139,086.

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, 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 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

86.4%
2019 Homeownership
85.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 86.4% of the housing units in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 6.05% of the workforce in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.16%)
  3. Carpooled (5.61%)

In 2019, 79.6% of workers in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.16%) and those who carpooled to work (5.61%).

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 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

97% of the population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 71.8% on employee plans, 3.23% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 9.39% on non-group plans, and 0.272% 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 New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 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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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

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

3.02%
Uninsured
71.8%
Employer Coverage
3.23%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
9.39%
Non-Group
0.272%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew by 9.33% from 2.77% to 3.02%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, 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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