Middlesex County, New Jersey Population 2018

Middlesex County, New Jersey's estimated population is 842,798 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Middlesex County, New Jersey is the 2nd largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017837,288-5,510-0.65%
2017842,7982,8120.33%
2016839,9861,6540.20%
2015838,3322,9970.36%
2014835,3355,3440.64%
2013829,9915,2380.64%
2012824,7537,1640.88%
2011817,5896,3720.79%
2010811,217139,43720.76%
1990671,78075,88712.74%
1980595,89312,0802.07%
1970583,813149,95734.56%
1960433,856168,98463.80%
1950264,87247,79522.02%
1940217,0774,8692.29%
1930212,20849,87430.72%
1920162,33447,90841.87%
1910114,42634,66443.46%
190079,76218,00829.16%
189061,7549,46818.11%
188052,2867,25716.12%
187045,02910,21729.35%
186034,8126,17721.57%
185028,6356,74230.80%
184021,893-1,264-5.46%
183023,1571,6877.86%
182021,4701,0895.34%
181020,3812,49113.92%
180017,8901,93412.12%
179015,9560.00%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White497,816
Asian201,243
Black or African American84,015
Some Other Race32,125
Two or More Races20,256
American Indian and Alaska Native1,582
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander251

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Middlesex County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Middlesex County, New Jersey Median Age

38.1


Total

37


Male

39.2


Female

Middlesex County, New Jersey Adults

There are 653,712 adults, (115,701 of whom are seniors) in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Middlesex County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

425,161

50.78%

Male

412,127

49.22%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Households and Families

Middlesex County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Middlesex County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All63.6%36.4%
Male50.3%49.7%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female48.4%51.6%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middlesex County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All283,7942.8463.6
Married160,2743.4274.3
Non Family76,6891.2550.2
Female33,5133.448.4
Male13,3183.6650.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Middlesex County, New Jersey Households

Middlesex County, New Jersey Education

Middlesex County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,6195.52%
9th to 12th Grade29,8965.22%
High School Graduate147,85425.81%
Some College86,61215.12%
Associates Degree36,2526.33%
Bachelors Degree142,31824.84%
Graduate Degree98,36617.17%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White279,025260,507105,046
Asian134,885124,71697,859
Hispanic99,70271,70416,851
Black54,39350,31118,528
Other Race19,69215,0593,433
Multiple Races9,3827,9573,495
Native American980778356
Islander959532

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 72.55%.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,514$60,364$40,400
Less Than High School$24,322$29,460$18,668
High School Grad$35,362$42,456$27,389
Some College$42,736$51,791$36,102
Bachelors Degree$62,452$76,044$52,311
Graduate Degree$86,504$103,822$66,308

$50,514

Average Earnings

$60,364

Average Male

$40,400

Average Female

Middlesex County, New Jersey Language

Middlesex County, New Jersey Language by Age

Middlesex County, New Jersey Language

56.92% of Middlesex County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 43.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.22% of the population.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Poverty

Middlesex County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic167,07029,21317.49%
White358,91021,3375.94%
Asian193,3679,7835.06%
Black77,9208,51510.93%
Other31,9414,66114.59%
Multiple19,9051,8819.45%
Native1,5751096.92%
Islander1619559.01%

8.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

9.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middlesex County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middlesex County, New Jersey is Islander, with 59.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middlesex County, New Jersey is Asian, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.23%.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.26%
High School9.06%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.95%
Male Unemployed16.74%
Female Employed4.51%
Male Employed3.43%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Income

Middlesex County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$83,133$104,526
Families$99,470$119,891
Married Families$113,916$134,508
Non Families$43,859$58,714

Middlesex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Middlesex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Middlesex County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Middlesex County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Middlesex County, New Jersey Veterans

Middlesex County, New Jersey Veterans by War

25,644

Number of Veterans

24,605

Male Veterans

1,039

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam9,339
Korea3,343
World War II2,521
First Gulf War2,508
Second Gulf War2,474

Middlesex County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+8,831
65 to 747,839
35 to 543,891
55 to 643,583
18 to 341,500

Middlesex County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White21,7015.40%
Hispanic2,3671.98%
Black2,3673.68%
Asian8130.53%
2 or More3653.22%
Other3551.55%
Indian333.00%
Hawaiian105.41%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middlesex County, New Jersey Employment Status

Middlesex County, New Jersey Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Middlesex County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Middlesex County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Middlesex County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New Brunswick545005691024104.42%
Perth Amboy508145249916853.32%
Sayreville427124490521935.13%
South Plainfield23403242218183.50%
Carteret228452399211475.02%
South River16054162952411.50%
Highland Park13982141952131.52%
Metuchen13558138713132.31%
Middlesex13635138121771.30%
South Amboy862487781541.79%
Spotswood825784291722.08%
Dunellen722773741472.03%
Milltown689371322393.47%
Jamesburg590060401402.37%
Helmetta21782213351.61%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990