Hunterdon County

0
TOTAL POPULATION

Source: US Census, 2010

0
LABOR FORCE

Source: Chmura, 2016

ABOUT HUNTERDON COUNTY

Hunterdon County boasts one of the highest concentrations of highly educated residents in New Jersey and is home to major companies such as Unicom Global, Exxon Mobil, Merck, 3M, and New York Life. Centrally located between New York City and Philadelphia, Hunterdon County provides access to a diverse range of industries, consumer markets and public transportation. An ideal place to live, work, and play, Hunterdon is consistently recognized as one of the healthiest counties in the state and ranks among the best places to reside in the U.S. From rural landscapes to quaint river towns, residents and tourists alike enjoy popular farmers markets, outdoor recreation and memorable dining experiences.

Key Industries

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Life Sciences

Technology

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Food & Agriculture

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Advanced Manufacturing

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_IDMunicipalityPopulation
1Raritan Twp22,185
2Readington Twp16,126
3Clinton Twp13,478
4Lebanon6,588
5Tewksbury Twp5,993
6Union5,908

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_IDCompanyIndustry
1UNICOM GlobalTechnology
2ExxonMobil R&DTechnology
3Chubb Group of InsuranceFinancial/Insurance
4Johanna Foods Inc.Food Manufacturing
5AM Best Inc.Financial/Insurance
63MAdvanced Manufacturing
7Magna-PowerAdvanced Manufacturing
8Hunterdon HealthcareHealthcare
9Georgia PacificManufacturing
10Regent ChemicalAdvanced Manufacturing

Source: Hunterdon County EDC, 2019

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_IDEthnicityPercentage
1White91
2Black3
3Hispanic (of all races)5
4Asian3
5Other1

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_IDAgePercentage
1Under 2026
220-3919
340-6442
465+13

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_IDDEGREEPercentage
2H.S. Diploma or Higher95
4Associates Degree7
5Bachelor's Degree or Higher53
6Post-graduate studies22

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2017

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_IDInstituteTypeUndergradGraduate
1Raritan Valley CC (Somerset)2 Yr8,099N/A

Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

0 %
USE OF
PUBLIC TRANSIT

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015

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COMMUTER
RAIL LINES

Source: NJ Transit

MILEAGE TO AIRPORTS

wdt_IDAirportMiles
1Newark International Airport48
2John F. Kennedy International Airport82
3LaGuardia Airport77
4Philadelphia International Airport64
5Trenton-Mercer Airport24
6Atlantic City International Airport97
7Teterboro Airport64

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_IDPortMiles
1Port Newark-Elizabeth52

TAXES

wdt_IDTaxPercent
1Corporate Income Tax (Single Sales Factor)10.5%*
2Personal Income Tax1.4% to 10.75%
3Sales Tax6.625% (3.3125% in UEZs)

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