Burlington County, New Jersey Population 2021

Burlington County, New Jersey's estimated population is 446,557 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Burlington County, New Jersey is the null largest county in New Jersey. The 2010 Population was 449,129 and has seen a growth of -0.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021446,5576040.14%
2020445,9536040.14%
2019445,3496040.14%
2018444,745-865-0.19%
2017445,610-362-0.08%
2016445,972-860-0.19%
2015446,832-1,336-0.30%
2014448,168-656-0.15%
2013448,824-1,698-0.38%
2012450,5223350.07%
2011450,1871,0580.24%
2010449,12954,06313.68%
1990395,06632,5248.97%
1980362,54239,41012.20%
1970323,13298,63343.93%
1960224,49988,58965.18%
1950135,91038,89740.09%
194097,0133,4723.71%
193093,54111,77114.40%
192081,77015,20522.84%
191066,5658,32414.29%
190058,241-287-0.49%
189058,5283,1265.64%
188055,4021,7633.29%
187053,6393,9097.86%
186049,7306,52715.11%
185043,20310,37231.59%
184032,8311,7245.54%
183031,1072,2857.93%
182028,8223,84315.38%
181024,9793,45816.07%
180021,5213,42618.93%
179018,0950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.14%
County Website
Founded
May 17, 1694
2010 Population
449,129
Growth Since 2010
-0.57%
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Burlington County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White320,99772.02%
Black or African American75,26616.89%
Asian22,5835.07%
Two or More Races17,1483.85%
Some Other Race8,8211.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native6100.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2770.06%
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Burlington County, New Jersey Population By Race

Burlington County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2021

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Burlington County, New Jersey Median Age

41.6


Total

39.8


Male

43.5


Female

Burlington County, New Jersey Adults

There are 351,833 adults, (74,168 of whom are seniors) in Burlington County, New Jersey.

Burlington County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Mujer

226,502

50.82%

Masculino

219,200

49.18%

Burlington County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

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Burlington County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All75.4%24.6%
Masculino65.7%34.3%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Mujer60.8%39.2%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burlington County, New Jersey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All166,3912.6175.4
Married88,5013.2286.8
Non Family50,2891.2162.7
Mujer20,2883.2160.8
Masculino7,3133.0965.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Burlington County, New Jersey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,5402.08%
9th to 12th Grade13,0904.17%
High School Graduate88,17728.09%
Some College60,19919.18%
Associates Degree26,5888.47%
Bachelors Degree76,43324.35%
Graduate Degree42,91813.67%
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Burlington County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlington County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White221,279209,91488,567
Black50,72947,01714,887
Hispanic20,91118,2354,952
Asian15,85214,2079,359
2+ Races7,4597,1312,170
Other Race5,4474,621876
Native American40334855
Islander17914584

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.04%.

Burlington County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$53,261$62,453$44,251
Less Than 9th Grade$26,880$31,966$20,633
High School Graduate$39,102$46,124$31,271
Some College$44,522$54,558$36,563
Bachelors Degree$66,438$81,680$56,512
Graduate Degree$90,284$107,953$75,264

$53,261

Average Earnings

$62,453

Average Male

$44,251

Average Female

Burlington County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlington County, New Jersey Language by Age

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Burlington County, New Jersey Language

86.89% of Burlington County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 13.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Burlington County, New Jersey Language

Burlington County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White295,78114,1944.80%
Black70,2076,6429.46%
Hispanic33,8073,47710.28%
Multiple16,7372,10312.56%
Asian22,3611,4236.36%
Other8,4701,01712.01%
Islander2776423.10%
Native573386.63%

6.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.44%

Male Poverty Rate

6.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington County, New Jersey is Islander, with 23.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington County, New Jersey is White, with 4.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.37%.

Burlington County, New Jersey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.43%
High School6.77%
Some College6.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%

Burlington County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.22%
Male Unemployed18.37%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Employed1.89%

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

Burlington County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,416$113,226
Families$105,488$132,141
Married Families$121,829$149,908
Non Families$50,885$64,991
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Income by Household Type

Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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Burlington County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

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Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status

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27,906

Number of Veterans

25,221

Male Veterans

2,685

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,649
First Gulf War6,568
Second Gulf War6,087
Korea2,630
World War II1,017

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,235
35 to 546,761
75+6,755
55 to 644,758
18 to 342,397

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,0188.24%
Black5,5039.48%
Hispanic1,6947.04%
2+ Races6186.70%
Other Race4416.70%
Asian2671.54%
Native American509.28%
Islander94.71%

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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3.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Employment by Age

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Burlington County, New Jersey Employment by Race

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Burlington County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.41%

Born in Burlington County, New Jersey

90.26%

Native Born

9.74%

Foreign Born

3.40%

Non Citizen

6.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.26% of Burlington County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 53.41% having been born in New Jersey. 3.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Burlington County, New Jersey Place of Birth

  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

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