Warren County, NJ

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Population

107,088

0.00654% decline

Median Age

43.5


Median Household Income

$75,500

3.43% growth

Poverty Rate

8.17%


Number of Employees

54,719

1.59% growth

Median Property Value

$256,700

0.904% growth

About

In 2017, Warren County, NJ had a population of 107k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $75,500. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Warren County, NJ declined from 107,095 to 107,088, a -0.00654% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,999 to $75,500, a 3.43% increase.

The population of Warren County, NJ is 82.9% White Alone, 8.62% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.24% Black or African American Alone. 11.7% of the people in Warren County, NJ speak a non-English language, and 96% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Warren County, NJ are Centenary University (633 degrees awarded in 2016) and Warren County Community College (279 degrees).

The median property value in Warren County, NJ is $256,700, and the homeownership rate is 71.3%. Most people in Warren County, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Warren County, NJ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Warren County, NJ employs 54.7k people. The largest industries in Warren County, NJ are Retail Trade (7,253 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,971 people), and Manufacturing (5,640 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,750), Information ($81,462), and Utilities ($76,336).

Median household income in Warren County, NJ is $75,500. Males in Warren County, 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 Warren County, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,500

2017 value

± $2,277

3.43%

1 Year Growth

± 3.81%

Households in Warren County, NJ have a median annual income of $75,500, 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 $72,999 in 2016, which represents a 3.43% 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 Warren County, 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 Warren County, 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Warren County, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Warren County, 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 321.02

  2. Census Tract 311.02

  3. Census Tract 312

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Warren County, NJ was Census Tract 321.02 with a value of $111,094, followed by Census Tract 311.02 and Census Tract 312, with respective values of $101,875 and $90,093.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Warren County, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Warren County, NJ (8.6k out of 105k 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 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

    6,720 ± 563

  2. Hispanic

    1,931 ± 342

  3. Black

    956 ± 204

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

54.7k

2017 Value

± 1,506

1.59%

1 Year growth

± 3.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, NJ grew at a rate of 1.59%, from 53.9k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Warren County, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,124 people), Management Occupations (6,542 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,132 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Warren County, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Warren County, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,124 people), Management Occupations (6,542 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,132 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.33 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.31 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Warren County, NJ, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($97,054), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($91,406), and Management Occupations ($83,181).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.7k

2017 Value

± 1,506

1.59%

1 Year growth

± 3.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, NJ grew at a rate of 1.59%, from 53.9k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Warren County, NJ, are Retail Trade (7,253 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,971 people), and Manufacturing (5,640 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Warren County, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Warren County, 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 Warren County, NJ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (7,253 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,971 people), and Manufacturing (5,640 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, NJ has an unusually high number of Information (1.28 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.2 times), and Retail Trade (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Warren County, NJ, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,750), Information ($81,462), and Utilities ($76,336).

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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

92.9% of the population of Warren County, NJ has health coverage, with 59.2% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 8.93% on non-group plans, and 0.538% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Warren County, NJ see 1619 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.45% increase from the previous year (1550 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1422 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 609 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

1,619 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Warren County, NJ see an average of 1,619 patients per year. This represents a 4.45% increase from the previous year (1,550 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Warren County, NJ in comparison to neighboring states.

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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 

$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

7.12%

Uninsured

59.2%

Employer Coverage

10.7%

Medicaid

13.4%

Medicare

8.93%

Non-Group

0.538%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Warren County, NJ declined by 12.9% from 8.17% to 7.12%.

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

Warren County, NJ is home to a population of 107k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.3% of Warren County, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Warren County, NJ is composed of 88.8k White Alone residents (82.9%), 9.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.62%), 4.54k Black or African American Alone residents (4.24%), 3.08k Asian Alone residents (2.87%), 1.3k Two or More Races residents (1.21%), 123 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.115%), 54 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0504%), and 21 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0196%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Warren County, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (5,518 speakers), Italian (990 speakers), and Polish (545 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Warren County, NJ was 43.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Warren County, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Warren County, NJ residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.3% of Warren County, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Warren County, NJ was 9.71%, 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 Warren County, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Warren County, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

96%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96% of Warren County, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Warren County, NJ was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    88.8k ± 64

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.23k ± 647

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.54k ± 183

In 2017, there were 9.62 times more White Alone residents (88.8k people) in Warren County, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.23k Hispanic or Latino and 4.54k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Warren County, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    5,518 speakers (5.41%)

  2. Italian

    990 speakers (0.97%)

  3. Polish

    545 speakers (0.534%)

11.7% of Warren County, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Warren County, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.41% of the overall population of Warren County, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.97% speak Italian and 0.534% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,226 ± 262

  2. Korea

    596 ± 132

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    553 ± 169

Warren County, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Warren County, NJ awarded 912 degrees. The student population of Warren County, NJ is skewed towards women, with 2,140 male students and 3,257 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Warren County, NJ are White (514 and 59.1%), followed by Unknown (224 and 25.8%), Hispanic or Latino (64 and 7.36%), and Black or African American (53 and 6.1%).

The largest universities in Warren County, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Centenary University (633 and 69.4%) and Warren County Community College (279 and 30.6%).

The most popular majors in Warren County, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (301 and 33%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (183 and 20.1%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (51 and 5.59%).

The median tuition costs in Warren County, NJ are $30,696 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Warren County, NJ was Elementary Education & Teaching with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Warren County, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 633 degrees awarded

  2. 279 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$30,696

Median Private

In 2016, the Warren County, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Centenary University with 633 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

344

Degrees Awarded to Men

568

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 344 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Warren County, NJ, which is 0.606 times less than the 568 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    514 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    224 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    64 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Warren County, NJ were to White students. These 514 degrees mean that there were 2.29 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 224 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Warren County, NJ was $256,700 in 2017, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $254,400 to $256,700, a 0.904% increase. The homeownership rate in Warren County, NJ is 71.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Warren County, NJ have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Warren County, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$75,500

Median Household Income

± $2,277

41.4k

Number of Households

± 1,254

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.4k households in Warren County, NJ grew to $75,500 from the previous year's value of $72,999.

The following chart displays the households in Warren County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$256,700

2017 Median

± $4,740

$254,400

2016 Median

± $4,006

In 2017, the median property value in Warren County, NJ grew to to $256,700 from the previous year's value of $254,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Warren County, 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 Warren County, 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 Warren County, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Warren County, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%

2017 Homeownership

72%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.3% of the housing units in Warren County, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Warren County, 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 Warren County, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Warren County, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Warren County, NJ have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.97% of the workforce in Warren County, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.05%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Warren County, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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