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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

New Jersey

Number

Percent

Total population8,414,350100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male4,082,81348.5
Female4,331,53751.5
Under 5 years563,7856.7
5 to 9 years604,5297.2
10 to 14 years590,5777.0
15 to 19 years525,2166.2
20 to 24 years480,0795.7
25 to 34 years1,189,04014.1
35 to 44 years1,435,10617.1
45 to 54 years1,158,89813.8
55 to 59 years423,3385.0
60 to 64 years330,6463.9
65 to 74 years574,6696.8
75 to 84 years402,4684.8
85 years and over135,9991.6
Median age (years)36.7(X)
18 years and over6,326,79275.2
Male
3,013,33835.8
Female
3,313,45439.4
21 years and over6,033,47371.7
62 years and over1,303,85415.5
65 years and over1,113,13613.2
Male
446,7805.3
Female
666,3567.9
RACE
One race8,200,59597.5
White
6,104,70572.6
Black or African American
1,141,82113.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
19,4920.2
Asian
480,2765.7
Asian Indian
169,1802.0
Chinese
100,3551.2
Filipino
85,2451.0
Japanese
14,6720.2
Korean
65,3490.8
Vietnamese
15,1800.2

Other Asian 1

30,2950.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,3290.0
Native Hawaiian
6340.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
7790.0
Samoan
5630.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

1,3530.0
Some other race
450,9725.4
Two or more races213,7552.5

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

White6,261,18774.4
Black or African American1,211,75014.4
American Indian and Alaska Native49,1040.6
Asian524,3566.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10,0650.1
Some other race583,5276.9
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population8,414,350100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,117,19113.3
Mexican
102,9291.2
Puerto Rican
366,7884.4
Cuban
77,3370.9
Other Hispanic or Latino
570,1376.8
Not Hispanic or Latino7,297,15986.7
White alone
5,557,20966.0
RELATIONSHIP
Total population8,414,350100.0
In households8,219,52997.7
Householder
3,064,64536.4
Spouse
1,638,32219.5
Child
2,588,78730.8
Own child under 18 years
1,880,02622.3
Other relatives
542,9596.5
Under 18 years
171,3952.0
Nonrelatives
384,8164.6
Unmarried partner
151,3181.8
In group quarters194,8212.3
Institutionalized population
110,1691.3
Noninstitutionalized population
84,6521.0
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households3,064,645100.0
Family households (families)2,154,53970.3
With own children under 18 years
1,025,55633.5
Married-couple family
1,638,32253.5
With own children under 18 years
776,20525.3
Female householder, no husband present
387,01212.6
With own children under 18 years
196,8096.4
Nonfamily households910,10629.7
Householder living alone
751,28724.5
Householder 65 years and over
300,6889.8
Households with individuals under 18 years1,122,72836.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over793,78125.9
Average household size2.68(X)
Average family size3.21(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units3,310,275100.0
Occupied housing units3,064,64592.6
Vacant housing units245,6307.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
109,0753.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)4.5(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units3,064,645100.0
Owner-occupied housing units2,011,47365.6
Renter-occupied housing units1,053,17234.4
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.81(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.43(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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