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People in New Jersey

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PeopleNew Jersey, NJUnited States
Population8,793,888309,138,711
Population - 20108,791,894308,745,538
Population - 20008,407,090285,036,114
Population - 19907,723,894251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now13.85%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now4.60%8.46%
Pop. Density1,19688
Land Area7,354.223,531,905.42
Water Area1,368.36264,836.79
Median Age38.937.2
Female Population51.29%50.83%
Male Population48.71%49.18%
ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
Age 0 to 46.12%6.51%
Age 5 to 96.41%6.57%
Age 10 to 146.65%6.68%
Age 15 to 174.20%4.17%
Age 18 to 203.93%4.45%
Age 21 to 244.81%5.52%
Age 25 to 3412.67%13.32%
Age 35 to 4414.11%13.34%
Age 45 to 5415.56%14.44%
Age 55 to 596.45%6.37%
Age 60 to 645.49%5.48%
Age 65 to 747.06%7.12%
Age 75 to 844.52%4.25%
Age 85 and over2.02%1.78%
RACE
White69.61%74.17%
Black13.50%12.56%
Asian8.37%4.81%
Native American0.25%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.17%
Other5.88%4.79%
Two or More Races2.37%2.68%
Hispanic17.71%16.35%
Non-Hispanic82.29%83.65%
FAMILY
Households3,186,878115,226,802
Family Households2,205,53076,595,548
Non Family Households981,34838,631,254
Household Size2.72.61
Married Population51.97%51.40%
Single Population48.04%48.60%
Now Married50.00%49.23%
Married but Separated1.96%2.17%
Never Married33.20%31.83%
Widowed6.47%6.02%
Divorced8.37%10.75%
Married, w/children34.98%32.53%
Married, no children39.14%41.14%
Single, w/children15.06%16.88%
Single, no children10.82%9.45%



Marital Status

The 2014 New Jersey, NJ, population is 8,793,888. There are 1,196 people per square mile (population density).

Family in New Jersey, NJ

The median age is 38.9. The US median is 37.2. 51.97% of people in New Jersey, NJ, are married. 8.37% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.7 people. 34.98% of people are married, with children. 15.06% have children, but are single.

Race in New Jersey, NJ

69.61% of people are white, 13.50% are black, 8.37% are asian, 0.25% are native american, and 5.88% claim 'Other'.

17.71% of the people in New Jersey, NJ, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 82.29% are non-hispanic).


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