Essex County, New Jersey


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Essex County NJ
Total Population 800,401
Total Households 280,327
Median Household Income 82,010
Median Age 38
Median Age Male 37
Median Age Female 40
---------------- AGE BY SEX ---------------
Total Male 384,515
(M) under 5 26,937
(M) 5 to 9 26,862
(M) 10 to 14 27,536
(M) 15 to 17 15,964
(M) 18 and 19 10,385
(M) 20 5,825
(M) 21 5,773
(M) 22 to 24 15,839
(M) 25 to 29 26,838
(M) 30 to 34 26,247
(M) 35 to 39 26,547
(M) 40 to 44 28,049
(M) 45 to 49 27,981
(M) 50 to 54 27,651
(M) 55 to 59 24,337
(M) 60 and 61 8,951
(M) 62 to 64 10,994
(M) 65 and 66 6,686
(M) 67 to 69 8,330
(M) 70 to 74 10,447
(M) 75 to 79 7,260
(M) 80 to 84 4,148
(M) 85 and older 4,928
Total Female 415,886
(F) under 5 25,867
(F) 5 to 9 25,521
(F) 10 to 14 26,755
(F) 15 to 17 15,718
(F) 18 and 19 9,852
(F) 20 5,592
(F) 21 4,880
(F) 22 to 24 16,579
(F) 25 to 29 27,483
(F) 30 to 34 28,229
(F) 35 to 39 28,278
(F) 40 to 44 30,019
(F) 45 to 49 29,968
(F) 50 to 54 29,208
(F) 55 to 59 26,949
(F) 60 and 61 10,314
(F) 62 to 64 13,679
(F) 65 and 66 8,253
(F) 67 to 69 9,602
(F) 70 to 74 14,653
(F) 75 to 79 9,993
(F) 80 to 84 8,238
(F) 85 and older 10,256
------------- HOUSEHOLD INCOME ------------
Less than $10,000 25,529
$10,000 to $14,999 15,046
$15,000 to $19,999 14,248
$20,000 to $24,999 14,365
$25,000 to $29,999 14,183
$30,000 to $34,999 11,429
$35,000 to $39,999 11,175
$40,000 to $44,999 11,195
$45,000 to $49,999 8,993
$50,000 to $59,999 18,735
$60,000 to $74,999 23,107
$75,000 to $99,999 27,732
$100,000 to $124,999 21,666
$125,000 to $149,999 14,280
$150,000 to $199,999 18,405
$200,000 or More 30,239
------------------- RACE ------------------
White Alone 336,763
Black or African American Alone 320,278
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 2,035
Asian Alone 41,325
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 196
Some Other Race Alone 79,213
Two or More Races 20,591
Two Races Including Some Other Race 5,516
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 15,075
------------ HISPANIC / LATINO ------------
Not Hispanic or Latino 620,740
Hispanic or Latino 179,661
-------------- MARITAL STATUS -------------
Population 15 years and older 640,923
Male 15 years and older 303,180
(M) Never Married 137,206
(M) Now Married 136,583
(M) Married, Spouse Present 116,543
(M) Married, Spouse Absent 20,040
(M) Separated 8,292
(M) Other 11,748
(M) Widowed 8,087
(M) Divorced 21,304
Female 15 years and older 337,743
(F) Never Married 139,737
(F) Now Married 134,952
(F) Married, Spouse Present 112,525
(F) Married, Spouse Absent 22,427
(F) Separated 11,806
(F) Other 10,621
(F) Widowed 29,578
(F) Divorced 33,476
---------------- HOME VALUE ---------------
Total Owner Occupied Housing Units 124,852
Less than $10,000 2,266
$10,000 to $14,999 149
$15,000 to $19,999 153
$20,000 to $24,999 216
$25,000 to $29,999 258
$30,000 to $34,999 151
$35,000 to $39,999 133
$40,000 to $49,999 312
$50,000 to $59,999 275
$60,000 to $69,999 388
$70,000 to $79,999 329
$80,000 to $89,999 672
$90,000 to $99,999 535
$100,000 to $124,999 2,863
$125,000 to $149,999 3,103
$150,000 to $174,999 6,200
$175,000 to $199,999 4,317
$200,000 to $249,999 11,399
$250,000 to $299,999 13,200
$300,000 to $399,999 24,901
$400,000 to $499,999 17,037
$500,000 to $749,999 20,063
$750,000 to $999,999 8,653
$1,000,000 or More 7,279
------------ PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ------------
Total Households 280,327
With Public Assistance Income 12,869
No Public Assistance Income 267,458
-------------- HOUSING TENURE -------------
Total Housing Units 280,327
Owner Occupied 124,852
Renter Occupied 155,475
------------ VEHICLES AVAILABLE -----------
Total Vehicles 367,402
------------- EDUCATION BY SEX ------------
Population 25 years and older 534,516
Male 25 years and older 249,394
(M) No Schooling Completed 4,546
(M) Nursery to 4th Grade 3,335
(M) 5th and 6th Grade 5,622
(M) 7th and 8th Grade 5,710
(M) 9th Grade 4,084
(M) 10th Grade 4,118
(M) 11th Grade 6,030
(M) 12th Grade, No Diploma 5,101
(M) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 73,643
(M) Some College, Less than 1 Year 9,762
(M) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 31,570
(M) Associate's Degree 12,357
(M) Bachelor's Degree 49,168
(M) Master's Degree 21,121
(M) Professional School Degree 8,966
(M) Doctorate Degree 4,261
Female 25 years and older 285,122
(F) No Schooling Completed 5,235
(F) Nursery to 4th Grade 3,443
(F) 5th and 6th Grade 4,840
(F) 7th and 8th Grade 5,965
(F) 9th Grade 4,104
(F) 10th Grade 4,227
(F) 11th Grade 6,501
(F) 12th Grade, No Diploma 5,882
(F) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 78,184
(F) Some College, Less than 1 Year 12,375
(F) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 37,670
(F) Associate's Degree 18,294
(F) Bachelor's Degree 60,793
(F) Master's Degree 28,017
(F) Professional School Degree 6,071
(F) Doctorate Degree 3,521
---------------- OCCUPATION ---------------
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 354
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 328
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 26
Construction 21,604
Manufacturing 24,869
Wholesale Trade 10,001
Retail Trade 37,887
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 26,983
Transportation and Warehousing 25,403
Utilities 1,580
Information 11,255
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 29,083
Finance and Insurance 21,710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 7,373
Professional, Scientific, and Management, And Administrative and Waste Management Services 48,635
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 29,466
Management of Companies and Enterprises 390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management Services 18,779
Educational Services, and Health Care and Social Assistance 97,462
Educational Services 35,557
Health Care and Social Assistance 61,905
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, and Accommodation and Food Services 29,320
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 7,336
Accommodation and Food Services 21,984
Other Services, Except Public Administration 18,640
Public Administration 15,700

source: 2017 US Census - American Community Survey