Sussex County NJ Information


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  1. Sussex County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSussex County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Sussex County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 146,711
Population in Households 144,969
Population in Familes 125,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,742
Population Density2 283
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $90,374
Average Household Income $114,502
Per Capita Income $42,107


Total Housing Units 62,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,063 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,853 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,141 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $283,962
Average Home Value $332,579


Total Households 53,916
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 39,978
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.19% -0.49%
Households -0.17% -0.48%
Families -0.18% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Sussex County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sussex 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 # 17 24th
Population Density # 20 10th
Diversity Index # 21 5th
Median Household Income # 6 76th
Per Capita Income # 8 67th

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