Hunterdon County NJ Information


Hunterdon County Subdivisions

Hunterdon County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 128,365
Population in Households 124,794
Population in Familes 107,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,571
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $117,567
Average Household Income $155,636
Per Capita Income $58,782


Total Housing Units 50,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,778 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,844 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,769 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $441,511
Average Home Value $498,500


Total Households 47,622
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 34,564
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.0% -0.07%
Households 0.12% -0.06%
Families 0.07% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


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, 2018 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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