Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ

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Population
108,252
1.28% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
44.3

Poverty Rate
3.38%

Median Household Income
$139,086
6.31% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$556,100
4.14% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
53,825
0.307% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ had a population of 108k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $139,086. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ declined from 109,654 to 108,252, a -1.28% decrease and its median household income grew from $130,835 to $139,086, a 6.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15%), White (Hispanic) (5.14%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.36%). 23.3% of the people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 93.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Raritan Valley Community College (1,290 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is $556,100, and the homeownership rate is 85.5%. Most people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 18, 2006
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who was appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 108k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 19.7% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (21.4k people).

In 2018, there were 4.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80k people) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (5,086 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (4,160 speakers), and Hindi (1,318 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80k ± 1.2k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.2k ± 811
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.56k ± 812
6.48%
Hispanic Population
7.01k people

In 2018, there were 4.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80k people) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.48% of the people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (7.01k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,086 speakers (4.96%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    4,160 speakers (4.05%)
  3. Hindi
    1,318 speakers (1.28%)

23.3% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 4.96% of the overall population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 4.05% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.28% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
21.4k people
18.1%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
20.1k people

As of 2018, 19.7% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents (21.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 18.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 44.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    4,737 ± 1,653 people
  2. China
    2,353 ± 1,178 people
  3. Poland
    834 ± 706 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 4,737 Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by China with 2,353 and Poland with 834.

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Citizenship

93.3%
2018 Citizenship
93.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 93.3% of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,258 ± 193
  2. Korea
    596 ± 150
  3. World War II
    330 ± 97

Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is $139,086. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.61 times higher than the average income of females, which is $89,001. The income inequality in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.505, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ employs 53.8k people. The largest industries in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,101 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,632 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,522 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($223,497), Broadcasting (except internet) ($217,015), and Management of companies & enterprises ($216,067).

Wages

Median Household Income

$139,086
2018 value
± $3,814
6.31%
1 Year Growth
± 3.61%

Households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $139,086, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $130,835 in 2017, which represents a 6.31% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$143,143
Average Male Salary in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
± $21,151
$89,001
Average Female Salary in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
± $15,915

In 2017, full-time male employees in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ made 1.61 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $119,466 ± $29,582
  2. White
    $102,806 ± $14,348
  3. Two or More Races
    $72,623 ± $63,102

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.16 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.505
2017 Wage GINI in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ
0.497
2016 Wage GINI in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was 0.505 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.64% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.38% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ (3.61k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    2,548 ± 362
  2. Asian
    635 ± 204
  3. Hispanic
    591 ± 243

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

53.8k
2017 Value
0.307%
1 Year growth
± 0.307%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.307%, from 53.7k employees to 53.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, are Miscellaneous managers (3,302 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,928 people), and Retail salespersons (1,503 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,302 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,928 people), and Retail salespersons (1,503 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (20.3 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians (10.2 times), and Chemical engineers (9.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Actuaries ($351,037), Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($334,550), and News analysts, reporters & correspondents ($310,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.8k
2017 Value
0.307%
1 Year growth
± 0.307%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.307%, from 53.7k employees to 53.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,101 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,632 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,522 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,101 people), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (2,632 people), and Computer Systems Design (2,522 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (13.5 times higher than expected), Wired telecommunications carriers (6.05 times), and Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing (5.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($223,497), Broadcasting (except internet) ($217,015), and Management of companies & enterprises ($216,067).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.1B
  2. $36.5B
  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B
2015 Value in New Jersey
$734B
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.5B
  2. $48.9B
  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ awarded 1,290 degrees. The student population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards men, with 4,072 male students and 4,007 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are White (769 and 61%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (187 and 14.8%), Asian (94 and 7.46%), and Unknown (87 and 6.9%).

The largest universities in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Raritan Valley Community College (1,290 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (223 and 17.3%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (188 and 14.6%), and General Business (178 and 13.8%).

The median tuition costs in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 218 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 188 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 178 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 218 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,290 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Raritan Valley Community College with 1,290 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

660
Degrees Awarded to Men
630
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 660 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, which is 1.05 times more than the 630 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    769 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    94 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ were to White students. These 769 degrees mean that there were 4.11 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 187 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was $556,100 in 2018, which is 2.42 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $534,000 to $556,100, a 4.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is 85.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$556,100
2018 Median
± $11,955
$534,000
2017 Median
± $11,241

In 2018, the median property value in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew to to $556,100 from the previous year's value of $534,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$139,086
Median Household Income
± $3,814
38.9k
Number of Households
± 1,112

In 2018, the median household income of the 38.9k households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ grew to $139,086 from the previous year's value of $130,835.

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

85.5%
2018 Homeownership
85.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 85.5% of the housing units in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 6.16% of the workforce in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    79.8%
  2. Worked At Home
    8.37%
  3. Carpooled
    5.58%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (79.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (8.37%) and those who Carpooled (5.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

97.2% of the population of Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 72.1% on employee plans, 2.99% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.204% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.77%
Uninsured
72.1%
Employer Coverage
2.99%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
0.204%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to 2.77%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.1% prevalence
  2. 11.7% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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