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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Demographic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

Total population26,247100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male12,53447.8
Female13,71352.2
Under 5 years1,7796.8
5 to 9 years1,9257.3
10 to 14 years1,8146.9
15 to 19 years1,5525.9
20 to 24 years1,3735.2
25 to 34 years3,51913.4
35 to 44 years4,62717.6
45 to 54 years3,74514.3
55 to 59 years1,3345.1
60 to 64 years1,0233.9
65 to 74 years1,8206.9
75 to 84 years1,3495.1
85 years and over3871.5
Median age (years)37.6(X)
18 years and over19,72675.2
Male
9,24735.2
Female
10,47939.9
21 years and over18,88171.9
62 years and over4,15615.8
65 years and over3,55613.5
Male
1,3715.2
Female
2,1858.3
RACE
One race25,44496.9
White
16,51062.9
Black or African American
1,8126.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
630.2
Asian
5,35720.4
Asian Indian
1,5045.7
Chinese
2320.9
Filipino
3,13311.9
Japanese
650.2
Korean
2030.8
Vietnamese
240.1

Other Asian 1

1960.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
40.0
Native Hawaiian
10.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.0
Samoan
00.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

30.0
Some other race
1,6986.5
Two or more races8033.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White17,04064.9
Black or African American2,0507.8
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.7
Asian5,62421.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.1
Some other race2,1808.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population26,247100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,47417.0
Mexican
2200.8
Puerto Rican
9263.5
Cuban
2470.9
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,08111.7
Not Hispanic or Latino21,77383.0
White alone
14,16554.0
RELATIONSHIP
Total population26,247100.0
In households26,19199.8
Householder
8,98134.2
Spouse
5,37320.5
Child
8,72533.2
Own child under 18 years
5,99022.8
Other relatives
2,1478.2
Under 18 years
4821.8
Nonrelatives
9653.7
Unmarried partner
3251.2
In group quarters560.2
Institutionalized population
80.0
Noninstitutionalized population
480.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households8,981100.0
Family households (families)6,75075.2
With own children under 18 years
3,27036.4
Married-couple family
5,37359.8
With own children under 18 years
2,75930.7
Female householder, no husband present
1,05811.8
With own children under 18 years
4174.6
Nonfamily households2,23124.8
Householder living alone
1,86820.8
Householder 65 years and over
8859.9
Households with individuals under 18 years3,54239.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over2,65629.6
Average household size2.92(X)
Average family size3.41(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units9,147100.0
Occupied housing units8,98198.2
Vacant housing units1661.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
190.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.4(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)1.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units8,981100.0
Owner-occupied housing units6,38871.1
Renter-occupied housing units2,59328.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.09(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.49(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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