Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
103,901
49.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.3
1.11% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13%
18.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,737
29.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$460,700
44.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,866
51.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ had a population of 104k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $77,737. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ declined from 206,517 to 103,901, a −49.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,089 to $77,737, a 29.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (59.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.11%), and White (Hispanic) (2.96%).

25.9% of the households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.7% of the residents in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are Seton Hall University (2,827 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was $460,700, and the homeownership rate was 46.5%.

Most people in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 104k people, from which 89.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 26.7% of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (27.7k people).

In 2022, there were 2.37 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.6k people) in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are Haitian (9,782 households), Spanish (5,720 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (3,824 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
53,975
Women
52.8%
48,326
Men
47.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 102,301 inhabitants, with 47.2% men, and 52.8% women.

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Citizenship

89.7%
2022 Citizenship
86.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.7% of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    61.6k ± 2.42k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26k ± 1.33k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.73k ± 943
9.11%
Hispanic Population
9.46k people

In 2022, there were 2.37 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.6k people) in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.11% of the people in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are hispanic (9.46k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Haiti
    6,210 ± 1,875 people
  2. Jamaica
    4,370 ± 1,588 people
  3. Guyana
    3,192 ± 1,365 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was Haiti, the natal country of 6,210 Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Jamaica with 4,370 and Guyana with 3,192.

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Foreign-Born Population

26.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
27.7k people
30.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
63.5k people

As of 2022, 26.7% of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ residents (27.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was 30.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Haitian
    9,782 households (10.1%)
  2. Spanish
    5,720 households (5.89%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    3,824 households (3.94%)

25.9% of the households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was Haitian. 10.1% of the households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ reported speaking Haitian at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    665 ± 174
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    406 ± 230
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    304 ± 182

Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ employs 46.9k people. The largest industries in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (3,365 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,689 people), and Construction (2,136 people), and the highest paying industries are Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($347,892), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($273,596), and Advertising, public relations & related services ($251,287).

Males in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $70,879. The income inequality in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.511, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
46,576
Women
52.5%
42,205
Men
47.5%

The workforce of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 88,781 people, with 52.5% woman, and 47.5% men.

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Occupations

46.9k
2022 Value
−51.1%
1 Year decline
± −51.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −51.1%, from 95.9k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, are Janitors & building cleaners (1,549 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,087 people), and Teaching assistants (1,055 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.9k
2022 Value
−51.1%
1 Year decline
± −51.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −51.1%, from 95.9k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,365 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,689 people), and Construction (2,136 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,213
Median earning men ± $4,924
$44,275
Median earning women ± $3,882

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($143,799), Information ($102,035), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,138).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,163), Information ($70,547), and Public Administration ($68,162).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ awarded 2,827 degrees. The student population of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,040 male students and 5,583 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are White (1,577 and 57.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (427 and 15.6%), Asian (228 and 8.34%), and Black or African American (228 and 8.34%).

The largest universities in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Seton Hall University (2,827 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ are Law (196 and 6.93%), General Biological Sciences (167 and 5.91%), and General Finance (161 and 5.7%).

The median tuition cost in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ for private four year colleges is $46,380.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 7.83%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,623 (42% men and 58% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,623 students enrolled in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, 42% men and 58% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,909 records, of which 54.7% were women and 45.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 163 degrees awarded
  2. 161 degrees awarded
  3. 124 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was General Biological Sciences with 163 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,827 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Seton Hall University with 2,827 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,186 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ, which is 0.723 times less than the 1,641 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,577 degrees mean that there were 3.69 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 427 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($46,380) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,580) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.74% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (23.2k), Some college (17k), and Bachelors Degree (14.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was $460,700 in 2022, which is 1.63 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $319,600 to $460,700, a 44.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ is 46.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 36.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ is $77,737. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$460,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,748
$16,902
Median Property Taxes
±$943

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Rent vs Own

46.5%
Homeownership
2022
57.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 46.5% of the housing units in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 34.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

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Household Income

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$77,737
Median Household Income
± $5,084
36.4k
Number of Households
± 1,721

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.4k households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ grew to $77,737 from the previous year's value of $60,089.

The following chart displays the households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.511
2022 Wage GINI in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was 0.511 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.28% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.3%)
  2. Public Transit (20.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (13.5%)

In 2022, 53.3% of workers in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (20.5%) and those who worked at home (13.5%).

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Commute Time

36.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (36.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.39% of the workforce in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ (13.1k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.5% of the population of Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 9.35% on Medicare, 8.55% on non-group plans, and 0.328% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.49%
Uninsured
52.6%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
9.35%
Medicare
8.55%
Non-Group
0.328%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Essex County (South Central)--Irvington PUMA, NJ declined by 23.5% from 12.4% to 9.49%.

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