Burlington County, New Jersey Population 2020

Burlington County, New Jersey's estimated population is 445,760 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Burlington County, New Jersey is the 11th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020445,7601880.04%
2019445,5721880.04%
2018445,3841880.04%
2017445,196-912-0.20%
2016446,108-815-0.18%
2015446,923-1,301-0.29%
2014448,224-626-0.14%
2013448,850-1,667-0.37%
2012450,5173680.08%
2011450,1491,0250.23%
2010449,12454,05813.68%
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%

Burlington County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White322,15872.17%
Black or African American74,43116.67%
Asian21,6204.84%
Two or More Races17,5003.92%
Some Other Race10,0582.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native3450.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2550.06%

Burlington County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Burlington County, New Jersey Median Age

41.5


Total

39.5


Male

43.3


Female

Burlington County, New Jersey Adults

There are 351,412 adults, (72,612 of whom are seniors) in Burlington County, New Jersey.

Burlington County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

226,833

50.82%

Male

219,534

49.18%

Burlington County, New Jersey Households and Families

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

Burlington County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All75.7%24.3%
Male65%35%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female60.8%39.2%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All165,4962.6375.7
Married89,2323.2486.9
Non Family49,5271.2163.2
Female19,7163.2260.8
Male7,0213.1365

3.16

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burlington County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6092.11%
9th to 12th Grade13,4924.31%
High School Graduate88,53828.29%
Some College60,27319.26%
Associates Degree26,7548.55%
Bachelors Degree75,46624.12%
Graduate Degree41,81013.36%

Burlington County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White222,259210,47887,033
Black49,87146,09414,257
Hispanic20,20617,4884,906
Asian15,20913,6709,326
Multiple Races7,5407,1252,318
Other Race6,1435,2081,120
Native American25721451
Islander183158108

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,148$61,157$42,447
Less Than High School$27,425$31,860$20,978
High School Grad$38,527$45,941$30,845
Some College$43,243$53,953$35,776
Bachelors Degree$64,413$79,671$54,765
Graduate Degree$88,508$105,201$74,245

$52,148

Average Earnings

$61,157

Average Male

$42,447

Average Female

Burlington County, New Jersey Language

Burlington County, New Jersey Language by Age

Burlington County, New Jersey Language

86.92% of Burlington County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 13.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.

Burlington County, New Jersey Poverty

Burlington County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White298,49615,2275.10%
Black69,4077,28810.50%
Hispanic32,9033,75511.41%
Multiple16,9811,95011.48%
Other9,5451,22512.83%
Asian21,4099784.57%
Islander2555722.35%
Native3063310.78%

6.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.90%

Male Poverty Rate

7.03%

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 22.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington County, New Jersey is Asian, with 4.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.39%
High School6.86%
Some College6.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Burlington County, New Jersey Income

Burlington County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,992$109,492
Families$102,834$127,720
Married Families$117,826$144,580
Non Families$48,007$62,392

Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status

Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Burlington County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans

29,527

Number of Veterans

26,494

Male Veterans

3,033

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,027
First Gulf War6,952
Second Gulf War6,262
Korea2,946
World War II1,324
Name Veterans % of Total
White22,1218.65%
Black5,71110.00%
Hispanic1,8257.77%
2 or More7307.51%
Other6258.31%
Asian2861.73%
Indian4515.31%
Hawaiian94.95%

$Burlington County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

4.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington County, New Jersey Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.19%

Born in New Jersey

90.34%

Native Born

9.66%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.34% of Burlington County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 53.19% having been born in New Jersey. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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