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.

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_ID Municipality Population
1 Raritan Twp 22,185
2 Readington Twp 16,126
3 Clinton Twp 13,478
4 Lebanon 6,588
5 Tewksbury Twp 5,993
6 Union 5,908

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_ID Company Industry
1 UNICOM Global Technology
2 ExxonMobil R&D Technology
3 Chubb Group of Insurance Financial/Insurance
4 Johanna Foods Inc. Food Manufacturing
5 AM Best Inc. Financial/Insurance
6 3M Advanced Manufacturing
7 Magna-Power Advanced Manufacturing
8 Hunterdon Healthcare Healthcare
9 Georgia Pacific Manufacturing
10 Regent Chemical Advanced Manufacturing

Source: Hunterdon County EDC, 2019

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_ID Ethnicity Percentage
1 White 91
2 Black 3
3 Hispanic (of all races) 5
4 Asian 3
5 Other 1

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_ID Age Percentage
1 Under 20 26
2 20-39 19
3 40-64 42
4 65+ 13

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_ID DEGREE Percentage
2 H.S. Diploma or Higher 95
4 Associates Degree 7
5 Bachelor's Degree or Higher 53
6 Post-graduate studies 22

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2015

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_ID Institute Type Undergrad Graduate
1 Raritan Valley CC (Somerset) 2 Yr 8,099 N/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_ID Airport Miles
1 Newark International Airport 48
2 John F. Kennedy International Airport 82
3 LaGuardia Airport 77
4 Philadelphia International Airport 64
5 Trenton-Mercer Airport 24
6 Atlantic City International Airport 97
7 Teterboro Airport 64

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_ID Port Miles
1 Port Newark-Elizabeth 52

TAXES

wdt_ID Tax Percent
1 Corporate Income Tax (Single Sales Factor) 11.5%*
2 Personal Income Tax 1.4% to 10.75%
3 Sales Tax 6.625% (3.3125% in UEZs)

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