Table 11.  Characteristics of Persons in New Jersey: 2001 to 2017 (Person Total in Thousands)
                     
Two-year Moving Average 2001-02   2002-03   2003-04  2004-05  2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Persons 8,501 8,537 8,592 8,622 8,695 8,693 8,608 8,540 8,602 8,676 8,662 8,689 8,787 8,894 8,940 8,897
Householder Relationship
  Householder 37.2% 38.0% 37.5% 37.3% 36.7% 36.5% 37.3% 37.5% 37.2% 36.9% 36.8% 37.2% 37.5% 37.3% 37.6% 38.4%
    Family householder 26.1% 26.8% 26.3% 26.1% 25.9% 26.3% 26.1% 25.6% 26.0% 25.6% 25.1% 25.5% 25.2% 25.1% 25.8% 26.0%
    Nonfamily householder 11.2% 11.2% 11.2% 11.3% 10.7% 10.2% 11.2% 11.9% 11.2% 11.4% 11.7% 11.7% 12.3% 12.1% 11.9% 12.4%
  Other Members
    Spouse of Householder 20.4% 20.8% 20.1% 20.0% 20.0% 20.1% 19.7% 19.2% 19.2% 18.8% 18.2% 18.5% 19.0% 19.0% 19.3% 19.8%
    Child of Householder under 18 yrs 23.0% 21.3% 22.8% 23.0% 22.9% 22.5% 22.3% 22.3% 21.8% 21.4% 21.1% 21.2% 21.3% 20.6% 19.8% 20.0%
    Child of Householder 18 Yrs+ 9.1% 8.9% 9.1% 9.6% 10.0% 10.2% 9.7% 9.6% 9.6% 9.9% 10.9% 11.6% 12.0% 12.2% 11.7% 11.5%
    Other Relatives 6.4% 6.8% 6.5% 6.3% 6.5% 6.7% 6.7% 6.8% 7.4% 7.8% 7.5% 6.8% 6.5% 7.3% 7.5% 6.7%
    Nonrelatives 3.8% 4.1% 4.0% 3.7% 3.8% 4.0% 4.2% 4.6% 4.7% 5.2% 5.5% 4.7% 3.6% 3.6% 4.0% 3.6%
Sex
  Male 48.2% 48.4% 48.6% 48.7% 49.0% 49.0% 48.7% 48.5% 48.8% 49.2% 48.6% 48.2% 48.5% 48.9% 49.0% 48.8%
  Female 51.8% 51.6% 51.4% 51.3% 51.0% 51.0% 51.3% 51.5% 51.2% 50.8% 51.4% 51.8% 51.5% 51.1% 51.0% 51.2%
Race
  White 78.9% 78.9% 78.3% 78.3% 78.3% 76.9% 75.5% 75.2% 75.7% 76.5% 76.2% 75.2% 74.5% 74.4% 73.5% 73.0%
  Black 14.4% 13.8% 14.2% 14.2% 14.3% 14.1% 14.0% 14.0% 14.0% 14.0% 14.2% 14.5% 14.5% 14.5% 14.5% 14.5%
  All Others 6.7% 7.3% 7.5% 7.5% 7.4% 9.0% 10.4% 10.8% 10.3% 9.6% 9.6% 10.2% 11.0% 11.1% 10.5% 11.2%
 Spanish Origin 11.3% 12.3% 13.3% 14.2% 16.1% 16.7% 16.5% 17.5% 18.6% 19.9% 20.0% 20.1% 20.0% 19.0% 18.4% 18.0%
Age
  Under 18 Years 25.2% 23.6% 25.1% 25.3% 25.2% 24.5% 24.3% 24.2% 23.9% 23.8% 23.6% 23.4% 23.3% 22.9% 22.4% 22.3%
  18 to 64 Years 61.2% 62.7% 62.4% 62.7% 62.6% 63.0% 62.9% 62.9% 63.5% 63.7% 63.0% 62.3% 62.6% 63.1% 63.0% 62.5%
  65 Years and Over 13.5% 13.7% 12.5% 12.0% 12.2% 12.5% 12.9% 12.9% 12.5% 12.6% 13.4% 14.3% 14.1% 14.0% 14.6% 15.2%
Veteran Status
 Not in Universe (under 17 years old) 21.7% 19.8% 20.9% 20.9% 22.1% 23.1% 22.9% 22.8% 22.6% 22.5% 22.5% 22.1% 22.2% 21.7% 21.2% 21.2%
   Veteran 7.7% 7.7% 6.3% 5.7% 5.7% 5.6% 5.3% 5.3% 4.8% 4.2% 4.2% 4.4% 4.3% 4.2% 4.1% 3.8%
   Not a Veteran 70.6% 72.5% 72.7% 73.4% 72.2% 71.4% 71.9% 71.9% 72.6% 73.3% 73.4% 73.4% 73.5% 74.0% 74.7% 75.0%
Source: US Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey (CPS): March 2001 through 2017.
Prepared by : NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev., Div. of Economic & Demographic Research, 10/2017.