Sussex County, New Jersey Population 2020

Sussex County, New Jersey's estimated population is 140,027 with a growth rate of -0.27% 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
2020140,027-386-0.27%
2019140,413-386-0.27%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White132,22192.92%
Black or African American3,2622.29%
Asian2,9432.07%
Two or More Races2,1831.53%
Some Other Race1,6121.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.02%

Sussex County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Sussex County, New Jersey Median Age

44.5


Total

43.3


Male

45.5


Female

Sussex County, New Jersey Adults

There are 113,060 adults, (22,889 of whom are seniors) in Sussex County, New Jersey.

Sussex County, New Jersey Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sussex County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

71,568

50.29%

Male

70,730

49.71%

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
Married91.9%8.1%
All82.5%17.5%
Male82.3%17.7%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Female65%35%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,3612.6382.5
Married31,2383.2291.9
Non Family15,3181.2268.4
Female4,5113.0665
Male2,2943.1382.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sussex County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5191.51%
9th to 12th Grade3,7723.74%
High School Graduate31,64531.36%
Some College20,22620.04%
Associates Degree8,4918.41%
Bachelors Degree23,86523.65%
Graduate Degree11,39211.29%

Sussex County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White89,66685,18731,430
Hispanic6,6436,1951,641
Black2,2351,989680
Asian2,0681,9431,377
Other Race1,035936139
Multiple Races744694290
Native American282323
Islander99

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 native american people with a rate of 82.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,683$63,241$41,790
Less Than High School$28,952$35,417$14,009
High School Grad$41,004$51,617$27,183
Some College$47,437$58,828$36,553
Bachelors Degree$64,909$81,369$54,291
Graduate Degree$87,407$104,393$73,412

$52,683

Average Earnings

$63,241

Average Male

$41,790

Average Female

Sussex County, New Jersey Language

Sussex County, New Jersey Language by Age

Sussex County, New Jersey Language

90.50% of Sussex County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 9.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Sussex County, New Jersey Poverty

Sussex County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White122,3865,6374.61%
Hispanic11,0108427.65%
Black3,09846414.98%
Asian2,9412317.85%
Other1,6011348.37%
Multiple2,181733.35%
Native50510.00%

5.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.83%

Male Poverty Rate

5.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey is Black, with 14.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, New Jersey is Multiple, with 3.35% 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 5.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.53%
High School6.14%
Some College4.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.27%
Male Unemployed14.24%
Female Employed2.93%
Male Employed1.67%

Sussex County, New Jersey Income

Sussex County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,520$111,583
Families$105,506$126,985
Married Families$114,112$136,379
Non Families$53,173$69,101

Sussex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Sussex County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

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 55-64, 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

7,710

Number of Veterans

7,283

Male Veterans

427

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,271
First Gulf War940
Second Gulf War929
Korea672
World War II278
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,3656.96%
Hispanic5777.30%
Black1887.45%
Other806.63%
2 or More403.39%
Asian371.62%

$Sussex County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sussex County, New Jersey Employment Status

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sussex 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

69.78%

Born in New Jersey

92.10%

Native Born

7.90%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.10% of Sussex County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 69.78% having been born in New Jersey. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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