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New Jersey




Salem County, New Jersey

   People QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Population, 2005 estimate 66,3468,717,925
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 3.2%3.6%
Population, 2000 64,2858,414,350
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0%6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 24.2%24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 14.0%13.0%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.5%51.3%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)82.7%76.6%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)15.1%14.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.4%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.8%7.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.0%1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)4.8%15.2%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 78.8%63.2%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 67.2%59.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.5%17.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 6.3%25.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.4%82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 15.2%29.8%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 12,0321,389,811
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.630.0
 
Housing units, 2005 27,0633,443,981
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.0%65.6%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 17.6%36.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $105,200$170,800
 
Households, 2000 24,2953,064,645
Persons per household, 2000 2.602.68
Median household income, 2003 $46,894$56,356
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,874$27,006
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 9.3%8.9%
   Business QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 1,320240,5391
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 19,4143,609,6401
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 2.1%1.7%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 2,775556,973
 
Total number of firms, 2002 3,755708,837
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.8%5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA7.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA7.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 33.8%26.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 1,166,20796,599,807
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D256,925,492
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 542,856102,153,833
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $8,382$11,910
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 67,13815,715,595
Building permits, 2005 29738,588
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 361,40455,264,3501
   Geography QuickFactsSalem CountyNew Jersey
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 3377,417
Persons per square mile, 2000 190.21,134.5
FIPS Code 03334
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:32 EST

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