Hackettstown, NJ

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2022 Population
10,111
1.08% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
2.35% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.7%
20.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$95,174
19.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$313,600
8.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,213
1.25% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Hackettstown, NJ had a population of 10.1k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $95,174. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hackettstown, NJ declined from 10,221 to 10,111, a −1.08% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,621 to $95,174, a 19.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hackettstown, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.73%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.86%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.65%).

None of the households in Hackettstown, 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.

91.4% of the residents in Hackettstown, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hackettstown, NJ are Centenary University (437 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Hackettstown, NJ was $313,600, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%.

Most people in Hackettstown, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hackettstown, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hackettstown, NJ is home to a population of 10.1k people, from which 91.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.6% of Hackettstown, NJ residents were born outside of the country (1.58k people).

In 2022, there were 7.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.85k people) in Hackettstown, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 883 White (Hispanic) and 647 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.4%
2022 Citizenship
91.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.4% of Hackettstown, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hackettstown, NJ was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hackettstown, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.85k ± 381
  2. White (Hispanic)
    883 ± 309
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    647 ± 238
20.5%
Hispanic Population
2.08k people

In 2022, there were 7.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.85k people) in Hackettstown, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 883 White (Hispanic) and 647 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.5% of the people in Hackettstown, NJ are hispanic (2.08k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    273,669 ± 12,652 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    204,992 ± 10,992 people
  3. Mexico
    104,320 ± 7,885 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 273,669 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 204,992 and Mexico with 104,320.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.58k people
14.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.51k people

As of 2022, 15.6% of Hackettstown, NJ residents (1.58k 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 Hackettstown, NJ was 14.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    117 ± 80
  2. Vietnam
    82 ± 52
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7 ± 24

Hackettstown, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hackettstown, NJ employs 5.21k people. The largest industries in Hackettstown, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (697 people), Educational Services (602 people), and Manufacturing (550 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($102,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($97,548), and Finance & Insurance ($91,600).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,965. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

5.21k
2022 Value
± 467
−1.25%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hackettstown, NJ declined at a rate of −1.25%, from 5.28k employees to 5.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hackettstown, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (669 people), Management Occupations (539 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (463 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hackettstown, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.21k
2022 Value
± 467
−1.25%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hackettstown, NJ declined at a rate of −1.25%, from 5.28k employees to 5.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hackettstown, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (697 people), Educational Services (602 people), and Manufacturing (550 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hackettstown, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Hackettstown, 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

$70,660
Median earning men ± $10,992
$30,000
Median earning women ± $6,380

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($114,948), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,031), and Public Administration ($100,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($105,662), Manufacturing ($80,786), and Wholesale Trade ($57,212).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hackettstown, NJ awarded 437 degrees. The student population of Hackettstown, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 492 male students and 1,006 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hackettstown, NJ are White (276 and 63.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (65 and 15%), Unknown (56 and 12.9%), and Black or African American (31 and 7.16%).

The largest universities in Hackettstown, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Centenary University (437 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hackettstown, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (89 and 20.4%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (39 and 8.92%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (26 and 5.95%).

The median tuition cost in Hackettstown, NJ for private four year colleges is $34,890.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Hackettstown, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 96.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,498 (32.8% men and 67.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,498 students enrolled in Hackettstown, NJ, 32.8% men and 67.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 945 records, of which 69.2% were women and 30.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hackettstown, NJ was Experimental Psychology with 21 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
437 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Centenary University with 437 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 146 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hackettstown, NJ, which is 0.502 times less than the 291 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 276 degrees mean that there were 4.25 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 65 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 ($34,890) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,044) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.15% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.92M), Bachelors Degree (1.77M), and Some college (1.3M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hackettstown, NJ was $313,600 in 2022, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $290,100 to $313,600, a 8.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Hackettstown, NJ is 62.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hackettstown, NJ have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hackettstown, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$313,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,069
$2,315
Median Property Taxes
±$268

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hackettstown, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.6%
Homeownership
2022
54.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.6% of the housing units in Hackettstown, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 314.02
  2. Census Tract 314.01

The following map shows all of the places in Hackettstown, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$95,174
Median Household Income
± $12,462
3.7k
Number of Households
± 396

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.7k households in Hackettstown, NJ grew to $95,174 from the previous year's value of $79,621.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hackettstown, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.489
2022 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2022, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.489 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.73%)

In 2022, 72.4% of workers in Hackettstown, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (8.73%).

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hackettstown, NJ have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.9% of the workforce in Hackettstown, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

6.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hackettstown, NJ (624 out of 9.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 12 - 14 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hackettstown, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

89% of the population of Hackettstown, NJ has health coverage, with 57.6% on employee plans, 7.03% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.11% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Warren County, NJ see 1619 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.57% decrease from the previous year (1679 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1337 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 435 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,619 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Warren County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Warren County, NJ see an average of 1,619 patients per year. This represents a 3.57% decrease from the previous year (1,679 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Warren County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
57.6%
Employer Coverage
7.03%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hackettstown, NJ grew by 9.3% from 10% to 11%.

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