Somerset County

0
TOTAL POPULATION

Source: US Census, 2010

0
LABOR FORCE

Source: Chmura, 2016

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_IDMunicipalityPopulation
1Franklin Twp62,300
2Bridgewater Twp44,464
3Hillsborough Twp38,303
4Bernards Twp26,652
5Montgomery Twp22,254
6North Plainfield21,936

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_IDCompanyIndustry
1Bausch & Lomb Inc.Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
2Bloomberg LPNews Syndicates
3Brother International CorpOffice Equipment Wholesalers
4Conva Tec Inc.Medical Instrument Manufacturing
5Daiichi Sankyo Inc.Pharmaceuticals
6Ethicon Us LLCBiological Product Manufacturing
7Everest Re Group LTDInsurance Agencies
8Federal Insurance CoDirect Property Insurance Carriers
9Ferreira Construction CoHighway Construction
10iconectivCommunications

Source: Somerset County Community
Economic and Demographic Profile 2017

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_IDEthnicityPercentage
1White70
2Black9
3Hispanic (of all races)13
4Asian14
5Other4

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_IDAgePercentage
1Under 2027
220-3923
340-6438
465+12

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_IDDEGREEPERCENTAGE
2H.S. Diploma or Higher95
4Associates Degree6
5Bachelor's Degree or Higher52
6Post-graduate studies24

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2017

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_IDInstituteTypeUndergradGraduate
1Raritan Valley CC2 Yr8,099N/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_IDAirportMiles
1Newark International Airport28
2John F. Kennedy International Airport59
3LaGuardia Airport62
4Philadelphia International Airport73
5Trenton-Mercer Airport29
6Atlantic City International Airport108
7Teterboro Airport48

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_IDPORTMiles
1Port Newark-Elizabeth36

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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