Gloucester County, New Jersey Population 2021

Gloucester County, New Jersey's estimated population is 291,858 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gloucester County, New Jersey is the 15th largest county inNew Jersey. The 2010 Population was 289,150 and has seen a growth of 0.94% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021291,8581110.04%
2020291,7471110.04%
2019291,6361110.04%
2018291,5255640.19%
2017290,9612000.07%
2016290,761-182-0.06%
2015290,9432630.09%
2014290,6807970.27%
2013289,883790.03%
2012289,8041170.04%
2011289,6875370.19%
2010289,15059,06825.67%
1990230,08230,16515.09%
1980199,91727,23615.77%
1970172,68137,84128.06%
1960134,84043,11347.00%
195091,72719,50827.01%
194072,2191,4172.00%
193070,80222,57846.82%
192048,22410,85629.05%
191037,3685,46317.12%
190031,9053,25611.37%
189028,6492,76310.67%
188025,8864,32420.05%
187021,5623,11816.91%
186018,4443,78925.85%
185014,655-10,783-42.39%
184025,438-2,993-10.53%
183028,4315,34223.14%
182023,0893,34516.94%
181019,7443,62922.52%
180016,1152,75220.59%
179013,3630.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.04% (111)
County Website
Founded
1686
County Seat
2010 Population
289,150
Growth Since 2010
0.94% (2,708)
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Gloucester County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White237,13181.44%
Black or African American29,57010.16%
Two or More Races9,3363.21%
Asian9,0453.11%
Some Other Race5,7131.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native3060.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.02%
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Gloucester County, New Jersey Population by Race

Gloucester County, New Jersey Population Pyramid $2021

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Median Age

40.5


Total

39.2


Male

41.7


Female

Gloucester County, New Jersey Adults

There are 226,759 adults, (44,794 of whom are seniors) in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gloucester County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

149,761

51.44%

Male

141,404

48.56%

Gloucester County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female65.6%34.4%
Male76.8%23.2%
All80.1%19.9%
Married92.1%7.9%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gloucester County, New Jersey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All104,9082.7380.1
Married56,3273.3492.1
Non Family31,1721.2964.7
Female12,3233.3765.6
Male5,0863.3276.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7432.36%
9th to 12th Grade9,5424.75%
High School Graduate64,30532.01%
Some College37,82018.83%
Associates Degree18,1869.05%
Bachelors Degree43,24321.52%
Graduate Degree23,06111.48%
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Gloucester County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gloucester County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White163,356153,60053,886
Black19,75217,9475,839
Hispanic9,7207,7382,572
Asian5,8945,2913,355
Other Race3,5282,608582
2+ Races3,2723,0101,146
Native American17815283
Islander414129

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 70.73%.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,865$63,126$42,753
Less Than 9th Grade$26,386$30,242$19,456
High School Graduate$39,016$50,636$29,777
Some College$46,076$58,218$35,617
Bachelors Degree$66,291$77,265$58,364
Graduate Degree$83,316$105,486$70,388

$52,865

Average Earnings

$63,126

Average Male

$42,753

Average Female

Gloucester County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gloucester County, New Jersey Language by Age

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Language

91.00% of Gloucester County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 9.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Language

Gloucester County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White226,01812,3765.48%
Black28,8783,92013.57%
Hispanic17,6473,16417.93%
Multiple9,2182,49027.01%
Other5,3761,24323.12%
Asian8,8985115.74%

7.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gloucester County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gloucester County, New Jersey is Multiple, with 27.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gloucester County, New Jersey is White, with 5.48% 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 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.98%.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.28%
High School7.94%
Some College4.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Gloucester County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.97%
Female Unemployed20.55%
Female Employed3.83%
Male Employed2.90%

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

Gloucester County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,283$105,950
Families$105,658$124,047
Married Families$119,511$138,710
Non Families$42,487$58,069
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Income by Household Type

Gloucester County, New Jersey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gloucester County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Marital Status

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15,247

Number of Veterans

14,043

Male Veterans

1,204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,885
First Gulf War2,386
Second Gulf War2,104
Korea1,307
World War II602

Gloucester County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,596
75+3,929
35 to 542,974
55 to 642,886
18 to 34862

Gloucester County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,1707.00%
Black1,8407.98%
Hispanic3843.24%
Other Race781.84%
Asian731.09%
2+ Races661.62%
Native American206.94%

Gloucester County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Gloucester County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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3.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gloucester County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gloucester County, New Jersey Employment by Age

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Gloucester County, New Jersey Employment by Race

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Gloucester 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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58.48%

Born in Gloucester County, New Jersey

94.49%

Native Born

5.51%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

3.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.49% of Gloucester County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 58.48% having been born in New Jersey. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gloucester 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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