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Health Indicator Report of Population Demographics

Demographics are an important determinant of health and well-being.


Definition: Percent of the total population that is in each age group.[[br]] Numerator: Estimated number of persons in each age group.[[br]] Denominator: Estimated total population of all ages.

Data Source

American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, []


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How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

Compared to the US as a whole, the population of New Jersey: * is older * is more racially and ethnically diverse * has a higher proportion of foreign-born residents * has a higher proportion of residents who speak English "less than very well" * has a lower proportion with a disability * has a higher high school graduation rate * has a lower poverty rate * has the same unemployment rate * has a longer average travel time to work * has a higher median income * has the same rate of income inequality.
Page Content Updated On 09/28/2021, Published on 09/28/2021
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