Hunterdon County NJ Information

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Hunterdon County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hunterdon County NJ Housing Affordability Index is 106
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hunterdon County NJ Wealth Index is 232
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 128,529
Population in Households 124,982
Population in Families 107,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,547
Population Density 300
Diversity Index1 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $115,886
Average Household Income $152,454
Per Capita Income $56,789
Wealth Index3 232

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 50,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,058 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,749 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,724 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $425,440
Housing Affordability Index2 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 47,807
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 34,771
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.02% -0.09%
Households 0.15% -0.07%
Families 0.13% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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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, 2019 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 # 2 95th

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