Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
109,698
6.43% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
0.798% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.7%
3.95% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,614
8.04% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$356,700
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ had a population of 110k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $77,614. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ declined from 117,241 to 109,698, a −6.43% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,835 to $77,614, a 8.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (31.6%), White (Hispanic) (19.8%), Other (Hispanic) (17.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.43%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.31%).

59.3% of the households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville 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.

85.9% of the residents in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools (186274) (152 degrees awarded in 2022) and Universal Training Institute (69 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was $356,700, and the homeownership rate was 49.4%.

Most people in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 110k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 38.2% of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (41.9k people).

In 2022, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.6k people) in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k White (Hispanic) and 19.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are Spanish (46,253 households), Polish (2,138 households), and Gujarati (1,759 households).

Citizenship

85.9%
2022 Citizenship
85.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.9% of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was 85.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.6k ± 1.55k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 2.05k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 1.98k
50%
Hispanic Population
54.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.6k people) in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k White (Hispanic) and 19.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

50% of the people in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are hispanic (54.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

38.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
41.9k people
38.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
44.7k people

As of 2022, 38.2% of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ residents (41.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was 38.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    46,253 households (45%)
  2. Polish
    2,138 households (2.08%)
  3. Gujarati
    1,759 households (1.71%)

59.3% of the households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 45% of the households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville 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
    908 ± 185
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    637 ± 234
  3. Korea
    293 ± 143

Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ employs 53.1k people. The largest industries in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are Construction (2,830 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,773 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,150 people), and the highest paying industries are Car Dealers ($212,761), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($144,694), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($118,563).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,232
Women
47.1%
28,330
Men
52.9%

The workforce of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 53,562 people, with 47.1% woman, and 52.9% men.

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Occupations

53.1k
2022 Value
−5.56%
1 Year decline
± −5.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −5.56%, from 56.3k employees to 53.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,723 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,130 people), and Packers & packagers, hand (1,559 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.1k
2022 Value
−5.56%
1 Year decline
± −5.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −5.56%, from 56.3k employees to 53.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ, are Construction (2,830 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,773 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,150 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville 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

$50,287
Median earning men ± $2,792
$37,407
Median earning women ± $2,333

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($81,987), Public Administration ($75,650), and Manufacturing ($62,144).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($83,750), Public Administration ($66,139), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,278).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ awarded 221 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 31 male students and 280 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (82 and 37.8%), followed by Black or African American (75 and 34.6%), White (35 and 16.1%), and Asian (11 and 5.07%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools (186274) (152 and 68.8%) and Universal Training Institute (69 and 31.2%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ are General Cosmetology (70 and 31.7%), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (69 and 31.2%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (53 and 24%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.23% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.27% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.7k), Some college (16k), and Secondary Education (15.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was $356,700 in 2022, which is 1.27 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $316,500 to $356,700, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ is 49.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ is $77,614. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$356,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,557
$19,400
Median Property Taxes
±$973

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 Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

49.4%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.4% of the housing units in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville 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.
$77,614
Median Household Income
± $4,553
39.3k
Number of Households
± 1,720

In 2022, the median household income of the 39.3k households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ grew to $77,614 from the previous year's value of $71,835.

The following chart displays the households in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville 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

0.43
2022 Wage GINI in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ
0.415
2021 Wage GINI in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.47% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (65.7%)
  2. Carpooled (12.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.26%)

In 2022, 65.7% of workers in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.5%) and those who worked at home (7.26%).

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.8% of the workforce in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ (13.9k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Health

86.4% of the population of Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.407% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New York see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1192 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey
1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New York

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,194 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
20.2%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.407%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ grew by 6.94% from 12.7% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middlesex County (East Central)--Perth Amboy & Sayreville PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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