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Demographic Data Report for New Jersey by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
County
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Value (Percent)
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
New Jersey 10.0 869,081 7 of 52
Cumberland County 16.5 23,051 2,036
Essex County 15.8 122,569 1,908
Passaic County 15.7 77,841 1,890
Hudson County 15.2 100,869 1,809
Atlantic County 13.3 34,691 1,388
Salem County 12.4 7,651 1,190
Camden County 12.2 61,187 1,152
Mercer County 11.6 40,980 1,005
Ocean County 10.1 59,463 682
Cape May County 9.8 8,878 612
Union County 9.5 52,015 563
Middlesex County 8.5 67,683 374
Warren County 7.6 7,885 245
Gloucester County 7.4 21,340 228
Monmouth County 6.9 42,734 182
Bergen County 6.7 61,205 153
Burlington County 6.1 26,671 116
Somerset County 5.1 16,762 49
Sussex County 4.9 6,920 40
Morris County 4.8 23,212 33
Hunterdon County 4.5 5,474 22
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2021 12:19 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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