Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
131,892
0.0121% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
4.58%
11.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$138,097
7.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$498,300
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
65,805
1.48% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ had a population of 132k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $138,097. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ declined from 131,908 to 131,892, a −0.0121% decrease and its median household income grew from $128,224 to $138,097, a 7.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.66%), White (Hispanic) (4.91%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.54%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.03%).

20.3% of the households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.2% of the residents in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are County College of Morris (1,245 degrees awarded in 2022) and Cutting Edge Academy (61 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was $498,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%.

Most people in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 132k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 16% of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (21.1k people).

In 2022, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.2k people) in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.47k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (12,107 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (891 households), and Russian (779 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
67,241
Women
51.2%
64,192
Men
48.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 131,433 inhabitants, with 48.8% men, and 51.2% women.

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Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.2k ± 1.44k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.79k ± 1.11k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.47k ± 861
13.4%
Hispanic Population
17.7k people

In 2022, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.2k people) in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.47k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.4% of the people in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (17.7k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    2,653 ± 1,252 people
  2. Colombia
    2,230 ± 1,150 people
  3. Honduras
    1,141 ± 826 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 2,653 Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Colombia with 2,230 and Honduras with 1,141.

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Foreign-Born Population

16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
21.1k people
15.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20.3k people

As of 2022, 16% of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ residents (21.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was 15.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,107 households (9.69%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    891 households (0.713%)
  3. Russian
    779 households (0.623%)

20.3% of the households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 9.69% of the households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,310 ± 228
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    585 ± 187
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    534 ± 153

Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ employs 65.8k people. The largest industries in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (5,207 people), Construction (3,239 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,605 people), and the highest paying industries are Automotive equipment rental & leasing ($281,486), Beverage manufacturing ($255,537), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($232,361).

Males in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $90,714. The income inequality in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,575
Women
46%
34,762
Men
54%

The workforce of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 64,337 people, with 46% woman, and 54% men.

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Occupations

65.8k
2022 Value
1.48%
1 Year growth
± 1.48%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.48%, from 64.8k employees to 65.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ, are Other managers (2,357 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,269 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,494 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.8k
2022 Value
1.48%
1 Year growth
± 1.48%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.48%, from 64.8k employees to 65.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,207 people), Construction (3,239 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,605 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$90,253
Median earning men ± $3,866
$55,933
Median earning women ± $2,707

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,682), Information ($136,125), and Manufacturing ($129,909).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($111,250), Manufacturing ($94,877), and Information ($93,651).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ awarded 1,306 degrees. The student population of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 3,134 male students and 2,788 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are White (749 and 58.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (275 and 21.6%), Asian (90 and 7.06%), and Unknown (87 and 6.83%).

The largest universities in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are County College of Morris (1,245 and 95.3%) and Cutting Edge Academy (61 and 4.67%).

The most popular majors in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (223 and 17.1%), General Business Administration & Management (207 and 15.8%), and Registered Nursing (107 and 8.19%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,922 students enrolled in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ, 52.9% men and 47.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,869 records, of which 45.4% were women and 54.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 223 degrees awarded
  2. 203 degrees awarded
  3. 107 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 223 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,245 degrees awarded
  2. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was County College of Morris with 1,245 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 693 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ, which is 1.13 times more than the 613 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 749 degrees mean that there were 2.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 275 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($8,970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,290) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.618% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.476% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (32.6k), Graduate Degree (20.1k), and High School or Equivalent (19.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was $498,300 in 2022, which is 1.77 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $451,000 to $498,300, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ is 76.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 34.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ is $138,097. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$498,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,697
$36,892
Median Property Taxes
±$1,154

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Rent vs Own

76.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.8% of the housing units in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

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Household Income

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$138,097
Median Household Income
± $4,920
48k
Number of Households
± 1,540

In 2022, the median household income of the 48k households in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ grew to $138,097 from the previous year's value of $128,224.

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Wage Distribution

0.497
2022 Wage GINI in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0632% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.03%)

In 2022, 74.3% of workers in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.03%).

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Commute Time

34.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (34.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.72% of the workforce in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

4.58% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ (6.01k out of 131k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.2% of the population of Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 66.2% on employee plans, 6.38% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.426% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.82%
Uninsured
66.2%
Employer Coverage
6.38%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.426%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morris County (West) PUMA, NJ declined by 0.77% from 3.85% to 3.82%.

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