Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ

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Population
102,044
1.39% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
41.7

Poverty Rate
6.76%

Median Household Income
$81,153
3.45% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$255,600
0.118% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
53,348
2.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 102k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $81,153. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ declined from 103,487 to 102,044, a -1.39% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,449 to $81,153, a 3.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.51%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.41%). 23.1% of the people in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 92.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are Harris School of Business-Hamilton Campus (132 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is $255,600, and the homeownership rate is 74.9%. Most people in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County (South) 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.

Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 102k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 16.6% of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (17k people).

In 2018, there were 5.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.4k people) in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (10,449 speakers), Haitian (1,980 speakers), and Italian (1,183 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.4k ± 1.31k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 888
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11k ± 1.2k
14.3%
Hispanic Population
14.5k people

In 2018, there were 5.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.4k people) in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.3% of the people in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (14.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,449 speakers (10.8%)
  2. Haitian
    1,980 speakers (2.05%)
  3. Italian
    1,183 speakers (1.23%)

23.1% of Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 10.8% of the overall population of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 2.05% speak Haitian and 1.23% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
17k people
15.7%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
16.1k people

As of 2018, 16.6% of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ residents (17k 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was 15.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was 41.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Haiti
    1,964 ± 1,078 people
  2. India
    1,887 ± 1,057 people
  3. Guatemala
    1,330 ± 890 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was Haiti, the natal country of 1,964 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by India with 1,887 and Guatemala with 1,330.

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Citizenship

92.1%
2018 Citizenship
92.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 92.1% of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,727 ± 260
  2. Korea
    595 ± 150
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    584 ± 216

Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is $81,153. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,178. The income inequality in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ employs 53.3k people. The largest industries in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (3,027 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,743 people), and Construction (2,341 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($138,263), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($134,953), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($118,940).

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,153
2018 value
± $1,601
3.45%
1 Year Growth
± 3.53%

Households in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $81,153, 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 $78,449 in 2017, which represents a 3.45% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$71,085
Average Male Salary in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ
± $9,914
$59,178
Average Female Salary in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ
± $8,984

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.2 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $78,857 ± $37,766
  2. White
    $56,756 ± $6,567
  3. Black
    $41,931 ± $13,041

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.39 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.452
2017 Wage GINI in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ
0.46
2016 Wage GINI in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.61% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.76% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ (6.87k out of 102k 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 Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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
    3,863 ± 522
  2. Hispanic
    2,068 ± 411
  3. Black
    1,537 ± 336

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

53.3k
2017 Value
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 2.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 52.3k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,139 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,935 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,277 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,139 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,935 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,277 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Detectives & criminal investigators (5.15 times higher than expected), Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers (4 times), and Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators (3.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($185,084), Human resources managers ($141,550), and Management analysts ($126,086).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.3k
2017 Value
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 2.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 52.3k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,027 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,743 people), and Construction (2,341 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,027 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,743 people), and Construction (2,341 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Mail-order houses (6.69 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (5.62 times), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (5.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($138,263), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($134,953), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($118,940).

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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.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ awarded 132 degrees. The student population of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 9 male students and 33 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (50 and 37.9%), followed by White (43 and 32.6%), Hispanic or Latino (29 and 22%), and Unknown (4 and 3.03%).

The largest universities in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Harris School of Business-Hamilton Campus (132 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ are Medical Assistant (84 and 63.6%), Massage Therapy (28 and 21.2%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (20 and 15.2%).

The median tuition costs in Mercer County (South) 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. 84 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was Medical Assistant with 84 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
132 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Harris School of Business-Hamilton Campus with 132 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

21
Degrees Awarded to Men
111
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 21 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.189 times less than the 111 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ were to Black or African American students. These 50 degrees mean that there were 1.16 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was $255,600 in 2018, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $255,300 to $255,600, a 0.118% increase. The homeownership rate in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is 74.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$255,600
2018 Median
± $5,296
$255,300
2017 Median
± $4,241

In 2018, the median property value in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $255,600 from the previous year's value of $255,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mercer County (South) 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 Mercer County (South) 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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$81,153
Median Household Income
± $1,601
37.9k
Number of Households
± 1,371

In 2018, the median household income of the 37.9k households in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $81,153 from the previous year's value of $78,449.

The following chart displays the households in Mercer County (South) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.9%
2018 Homeownership
74.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.9% of the housing units in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.2%.

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

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.12% of the workforce in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.8%
  2. Carpooled
    9.63%
  3. Public Transit
    4.02%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (80.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.63%) and those who Public Transit (4.02%).

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 Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 60.4% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 8.53% on non-group plans, and 0.467% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
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

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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

6.17%
Uninsured
60.4%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
8.53%
Non-Group
0.467%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mercer County (South) PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to 6.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mercer County (South) 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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