Middlesex County NJ Information

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  1. Middlesex County 2019 Demographic Data
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Middlesex County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 851,561
Population in Households 828,193
Population in Familes 703,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 23,368
Population Density2 2,757
Diversity Index3 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,580
Average Household Income $116,040
Per Capita Income $40,056

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 307,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186,647 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 106,301 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,277 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $348,026
Average Home Value $386,681
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 292,948
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 211,166
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.54% 0.5%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.43% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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Middlesex County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middlesex 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 # 2 95th
Population Density # 6 76th
Diversity Index # 6 76th
Median Household Income # 7 71st
Per Capita Income # 10 57th

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