Somerset County

0
TOTAL POPULATION

Source: US Census, 2010

0
LABOR FORCE

Source: Chmura, 2016

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_ID Municipality Population
1 Franklin Twp 62,300
2 Bridgewater Twp 44,464
3 Hillsborough Twp 38,303
4 Bernards Twp 26,652
5 Montgomery Twp 22,254
6 North Plainfield 21,936

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_ID Company Industry
1 Bausch & Lomb Inc. Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
2 Bloomberg LP News Syndicates
3 Brother International Corp Office Equipment Wholesalers
4 Conva Tec Inc. Medical Instrument Manufacturing
5 Daiichi Sankyo Inc. Pharmaceuticals
6 Ethicon Us LLC Biological Product Manufacturing
7 Everest Re Group LTD Insurance Agencies
8 Federal Insurance Co Direct Property Insurance Carriers
9 Ferreira Construction Co Highway Construction
10 iconectiv Communications

Source: Somerset County Community
Economic and Demographic Profile 2017

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_ID Ethnicity Percentage
1 White 70
2 Black 9
3 Hispanic (of all races) 13
4 Asian 14
5 Other 4

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_ID Age Percentage
1 Under 20 27
2 20-39 23
3 40-64 38
4 65+ 12

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_ID DEGREE PERCENTAGE
1 Less Than H.S. 6
2 H.S. Diploma or Higher 94
3 Some College 14
4 Associates Degree 6
5 Bachelor's Degree or Higher 53
6 Post-graduate studies 23

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2015

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_ID Institute Type Undergrad Graduate
1 Raritan Valley CC 2 Yr 8,099 N/A

Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

0 %
USE OF
PUBLIC TRANSIT

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

0
COMMUTER
RAIL LINES

Source: NJ Transit

MILEAGE TO AIRPORTS

wdt_ID Airport Miles
1 Trenton-Mercer Airport 25
2 Newark Liberty International Airport 35
3 Lehigh Valley International Airport 58

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_ID PORT Miles
1 Port of NY/NJ 25

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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