Sussex County, New Jersey Population 2019

Sussex County, New Jersey's estimated population is 141,185 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sussex County, New Jersey is the 17th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018140,799-386-0.27%
2017141,185-747-0.53%
2016141,932-1,064-0.74%
2015142,996-1,582-1.09%
2014144,578-1,037-0.71%
2013145,615-1,328-0.90%
2012146,943-1,179-0.80%
2011148,122-705-0.47%
2010148,82717,88413.66%
1990130,94314,82412.77%
1980116,11938,59149.78%
197077,52828,27357.40%
196049,25514,83243.09%
195034,4234,79116.17%
194029,6321,8026.48%
193027,8302,92511.74%
192024,905-1,876-7.00%
191026,7812,64710.97%
190024,1341,8758.42%
189022,259-1,280-5.44%
188023,5393711.60%
187023,168-678-2.84%
186023,8468573.73%
185022,9891,2195.60%
184021,7701,4247.00%
183020,346-12,406-37.88%
182032,7527,20328.19%
181025,5493,01513.38%
180022,5343,03415.56%
179019,5000.00%

Sussex County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White133,544
Black or African American2,997
Asian2,864
Two or More Races2,188
Some Other Race1,925
American Indian and Alaska Native38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Sussex County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2019

Sussex County, New Jersey Median Age

44.1


Total

42.9


Male

45.2


Female

Sussex County, New Jersey Adults

There are 113,376 adults, (22,167 of whom are seniors) in Sussex County, New Jersey.

Sussex County, New Jersey Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

72,095

50.22%

Male

71,475

49.78%

Sussex County, New Jersey Households and Families

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

Sussex County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All82.7%17.3%
Male78.8%21.2%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Female67.1%32.9%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,6182.6482.7
Married31,6703.2192.5
Non Family14,9041.2267.5
Female4,7473.0167.1
Male2,2973.1978.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sussex County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7411.72%
9th to 12th Grade3,9363.89%
High School Graduate31,74531.38%
Some College20,09519.86%
Associates Degree8,8968.79%
Bachelors Degree23,53323.26%
Graduate Degree11,21811.09%

Sussex County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White90,24185,67331,373
Hispanic6,3315,6171,273
Black2,0341,785592
Asian2,0341,8811,243
Other Race1,2631,040157
Multiple Races765706297
Native American242412
Islander14146

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,481$62,862$40,050
Less Than High School$28,750$34,286$17,357
High School Grad$41,042$51,641$27,222
Some College$45,729$59,555$34,513
Bachelors Degree$62,988$81,391$51,652
Graduate Degree$85,412$102,987$70,761

$51,481

Average Earnings

$62,862

Average Male

$40,050

Average Female

Sussex County, New Jersey Language

Sussex County, New Jersey Language by Age

Sussex County, New Jersey Language

90.31% of Sussex County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 9.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Sussex County, New Jersey Poverty

Sussex County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White124,1115,7064.60%
Hispanic10,6991,0499.80%
Black2,79458020.76%
Asian2,8501936.77%
Other1,9091698.85%
Multiple2,188934.25%
Islander14642.86%

5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey is Islander, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey is Multiple, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.23%
High School6.69%
Some College4.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.32%
Female Unemployed15.99%
Female Employed2.70%
Male Employed1.64%

Sussex County, New Jersey Income

Sussex County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,238$108,722
Families$102,430$121,891
Married Families$111,188$131,448
Non Families$51,629$70,201

Sussex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Sussex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sussex County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Sussex County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sussex County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Sussex County, New Jersey Veterans

7,996

Number of Veterans

7,639

Male Veterans

357

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,499
First Gulf War888
Second Gulf War791
Korea657
World War II357

Sussex County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,6877.24%
Hispanic4876.45%
Black1536.65%
Other1188.00%
2 or More383.33%

Sussex County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex County, New Jersey Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sussex County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hopatcong1514014384-756-4.99%
Newton81237908-215-2.65%
Franklin50644813-251-4.96%
Stanhope35973364-233-6.48%
Hamburg33003149-151-4.58%
Ogdensburg24262294-132-5.44%
Sussex21422039-103-4.81%
Branchville831788-43-5.17%
Andover601571-30-4.99%
  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