The table below compares Somerset County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 13||43rd|
|Population Density1||# 10||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 11||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 2||95th|
|Per Capita Income||# 2||95th|
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|Population in Households||327,102|
|Population in Familes||278,946|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,970|
|Average Household Size||2.72|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||125,769 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||90,125 (71.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||30,065 (23.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,579 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$442,659|
|Average Home Value||$519,140|
|Median Household Income||$104,297|
|Average Household Income||$135,841|
|Per Capita Income||$49,524|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.25%|
|Per Capita Income||3.4%|
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