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Somerset County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 301.8 square miles
Population Density 1,071.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 330,585
Population change 2.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 13.8%
Females 51.2%
White 72
Hispanic or Latino of any race 13.9
Asian 15.9%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 9.8%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 51.1%
Veterans 13,757
Households and Housing
Households 115,531
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.2%
Median household income $99,020
The per capita income $47,803
Live below the poverty line. 5%
housing units 125,077
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $398,800
Residents owning their homes. 78%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 32,225
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 11.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 6.4%
Black-owned firms 5.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,755,996
Retail sales per capita $17,946
Manufacturers shipments $6,401,528
Merchant wholesaler sales $14,634,500