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Salem County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 331.9 square miles
Population Density 199.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 65,166
Population change -1.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 16.6%
Females 51.1%
White 81.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.7
Asian 1%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 14.7%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.4%
Veterans 5,548
Households and Housing
Households 25,003
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.6%
Median household income $59,718
The per capita income $28,772
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 27,542
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $190,200
Residents owning their homes. 71.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,585
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.3%
Black-owned firms 6.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $669,436
Retail sales per capita $10,146
Manufacturers shipments $1,440,380
Merchant wholesaler sales $0