Health Indicator Report of Population Demographics
Demographics are an important determinant of health and well-being.
NotesDefinition: Percent of persons below poverty level in the past 12 months.[[br]] Numerator: Estimated number of persons below poverty level in the past 12 months.[[br]] Denominator: Estimated total population.
Data SourceAmerican Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, [https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/]
- by Age and Sex, New Jersey, 2018
- by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2018
- of Foreign-Born Residents, New Jersey, 2005-2018
- by Language Spoken at Home among Persons Who Speak English Less Than Very Well, 2018
- by Age and Disability Status, New Jersey, 2018
- by Sex and Educational Attainment for Persons Aged 25+ Years, New Jersey, 2018
- Unemployment Rate by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2018
- Travel Time to Work, New Jersey, 2018
- Per Capita Income by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2018
- Income Inequality, New Jersey, 2006-2018
- Income Inequality by County, New Jersey, 2018
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NumeratorSee graph-specific data notes
DenominatorSee graph-specific data notes
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.
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