Hunterdon County, NJ Demographics

The total population of Hunterdon County is estimated to be 129,099 with 63,792 males (49.41%) and 65,307 females (50.59%). There are 1,515 more females than males in Hunterdon County.
The median household income in Hunterdon County was $133,355 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 195(0.15%) from $133,550 in 2020. This income is 178.75% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Hunterdon County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $161,106. Overall, the median household income for the county of Hunterdon County stands at $142,518.
In Hunterdon County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $76,983 for males and $51,496 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $100,261 for males and $81,760 for females.
In Hunterdon County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $250,001, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $77,572.
In 2022, the population of Hunterdon County was 129,777, a 0.08% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Hunterdon County's population was 129,668, an increase of 0.68% compared to a population of 128,786 in 2020.
The median age in Hunterdon County, NJ is 46.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.95% were under the age of 15, 17.69% aged 15 to 29, 48.51% aged 30 to 64, 16.44% aged 65 to 84, and 2.40% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Hunterdon County population: 87.42% are White, 2.87% are Black or African American, 0.10% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.36% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.35% are some other race and 3.86% are multiracial.