Hunterdon County, New Jersey Population 2024

129,995

Hunterdon County, New Jersey's estimated 2024 population is 129,995 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hunterdon County, New Jersey is the 18th largest county in New Jersey. The 2010 population was 127,323 and has seen a growth of 2.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029130,5401090.08%
2028130,4311090.08%
2027130,3221090.08%
2026130,2131090.08%
2025130,1041090.08%
2024129,9951090.08%
2023129,8861090.08%
2022129,7771090.08%
2021129,6688820.68%
2020128,7863,5852.86%
2019125,201-64-0.05%
2018125,2651890.15%
2017125,0761000.08%
2016124,976-593-0.47%
2015125,569-333-0.26%
2014125,902-541-0.43%
2013126,443-215-0.17%
2012126,658-690-0.54%
2011127,348250.02%
2010127,323
1990107,77620,41523.37%
198087,36117,64325.31%
197069,71815,61128.85%
196054,10711,37126.61%
195042,7365,97016.24%
194036,7662,0385.87%
193034,7281,8435.6%
192032,885-684-2.04%
191033,569-938-2.72%
190034,507-848-2.4%
189035,355-3,215-8.34%
188038,5701,6074.35%
187036,9633,3099.83%
186033,6544,66416.09%
185028,9904,20116.95%
184024,789-6,271-20.19%
183031,0602,4568.59%
182028,6044,04816.48%
181024,5563,29515.5%
180021,2611,1085.5%
179020,153-110,387-84.56%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.08% (109)
County Website
Hunterdon County
County Seat
2010 Population
127,323
Area
428 mi²
Density
304 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.1% (2,672)
Founded
1714

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White110,92985.93%
Two or more races6,6535.15%
Asian5,7534.46%
Black or African American3,3202.57%
Other race2,2301.73%
Native American1580.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander560.04%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Population by Race

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2024

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Median Age

46.4

Total

45.5

Male

47.4

Female

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Adults

There are 104,550 adults, (25,330 of whom are seniors) in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female65,30750.59%
Male63,79249.41%

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All49,6762.5484.515.5
Married31,0293.0892.17.9
Non Family13,5381.197030
Female3,5192.7574.725.3
Male1,5902.9480.119.9
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80%.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$76,636

Average Earnings

$90,804

Average Male

$62,726

Average Female

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Language

87.04% of Hunterdon County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 12.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.27% of the population.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Language

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White106,1883,3983.2%
Hispanic9,0805786.37%
Multiple6,5822834.3%
Asian5,7332424.22%
Black2,3042048.85%
Other2,1031617.66%
Native1583723.42%
Islander562544.64%
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3.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.23%

Male Poverty Rate

4.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hunterdon County, New Jersey is Islander, with 44.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hunterdon County, New Jersey is White, with 3.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.6%.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.72%
High School6.75%
Some College4.27%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%
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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.21%
Male Unemployed16.07%
Female Employed1.83%
Male Employed0.94%
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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hunterdon 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 35-44.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,104

Number of Veterans

4,677

Male Veterans

427

Female Veterans

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.43%

Born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

89.6%

Native Born

10.4%

Foreign Born

3.8%

Non Citizen

6.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.6% of Hunterdon County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 62.43% having been born in New Jersey. 3.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Place of Birth

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