Hunterdon County NJ Information


Hunterdon County Subdivisions

Hunterdon County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 128,866
Daytime Population: Workers 59,722
Daytime Population: Residents 59,849
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 119,571
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 125,145
Population in Familes 107,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,721
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $110,531
Average Household Income $147,496
Per Capita Income $55,745


Total Housing Units 50,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,073 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,685 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,800 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $430,346
Average Home Value $485,112


Total Households 47,758
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 34,729
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.13%
Households 0.17% 0.15%
Families 0.15% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Hunterdon County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hunterdon County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 19th
Population Density # 19 14th
Diversity Index # 20 10th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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