Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ

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2020 Population
165,479
0.242% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.5
0.246% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.79%
8.54% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$85,546
5.05% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$231,500
4.28% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ had a population of 165k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $85,546. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ grew from 165,080 to 165,479, a 0.242% increase and its median household income grew from $81,435 to $85,546, a 5.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.35%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%).

13.4% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.1% of the residents in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was $231,500, and the homeownership rate was 78.2%.

Most people in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 165k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.59% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (15.9k people).

In 2020, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.9k people) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (9,562 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,162 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (983 households).

Citizenship

97.1%
2020 Citizenship
97%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.1% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.9k ± 1.7k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41.8k ± 1.4k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.7k ± 1.05k
10.6%
Hispanic Population
17.5k people

In 2020, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.9k people) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.6% of the people in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (17.5k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

9.59%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
15.9k people
9.12%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
15.1k people

As of 2020, 9.59% of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ residents (15.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 9.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,562 households (6.08%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,162 households (0.739%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    983 households (0.625%)

13.4% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 6.08% of the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,706 ± 407
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,238 ± 464
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,746 ± 271

Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ employs 78.5k people. The largest industries in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (6,015 people), Construction (4,100 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,679 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($146,273), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,450), and Data processing, hosting & related services ($133,284).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,421
Women
47.7%
41,088
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 78,509 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

78.5k
2020 Value
2.57%
1 Year growth
± 2.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.57%, from 76.5k employees to 78.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, are Registered nurses (2,146 people), Other managers (2,117 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,754 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

78.5k
2020 Value
2.57%
1 Year growth
± 2.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.57%, from 76.5k employees to 78.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,015 people), Construction (4,100 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,679 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,575
Median earning men ± $1,915
$41,333
Median earning women ± $1,362

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,228), Information ($74,256), and Public Administration ($70,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($68,542), Public Administration ($59,743), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,932).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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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. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

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. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

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

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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.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been 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 New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.833% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.481% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (43.2k), Some college (30.9k), and Bachelors Degree (25k).

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The median property value in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was $231,500 in 2020, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $222,000 to $231,500, a 4.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is 78.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is $85,546. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

Property

$231,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,418
$45,669
Median Property Taxes
±$1,387

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%
Homeownership
2020
61.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.2% of the housing units in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$85,546
Median Household Income
± $2,362
58.4k
Number of Households
± 1,794

In 2020, the median household income of the 58.4k households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ grew to $85,546 from the previous year's value of $81,435.

The following chart displays the households in Burlington County (South & East) 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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Wage Distribution

0.438
2020 Wage GINI in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ

In 2020, the income inequality in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.43% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.14%)

In 2020, 80.2% of workers in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.7%) and those who worked at home (6.14%).

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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Commute Time

31 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.91% of the workforce in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ (10.6k out of 157k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Black 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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95.6% of the population of Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 52% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 5.75% 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 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.37%
Uninsured
52%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
5.75%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burlington County (South & East) PUMA, NJ declined by 0.824% from 4.41% to 4.37%.

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