Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
120,117
0.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
7.12%
8.61% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,887
7.79% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$407,200
12.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
62,779
0.993% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ had a population of 120k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $104,887. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ grew from 119,901 to 120,117, a 0.18% increase and its median household income grew from $97,303 to $104,887, a 7.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Other (Hispanic) (11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.4%), and White (Hispanic) (7%).

39.7% of the households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.6% of the residents in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield (113 degrees awarded in 2022) and Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch (0 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was $407,200, and the homeownership rate was 66.5%.

Most people in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 120k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 29.9% of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (36k people).

In 2022, there were 3.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.1k people) in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 13.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are Spanish (24,344 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,578 households), and Polish (1,442 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,374
Women
51.5%
57,884
Men
48.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 119,258 inhabitants, with 48.5% men, and 51.5% women.

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Citizenship

87.6%
2022 Citizenship
87.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 87.6% of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was 87.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    58.1k ± 1.58k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.2k ± 1.1k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 1.3k
25.4%
Hispanic Population
30.6k people

In 2022, there were 3.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.1k people) in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 13.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.4% of the people in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are hispanic (30.6k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    5,747 ± 1,816 people
  2. Colombia
    2,766 ± 1,276 people
  3. China
    2,256 ± 1,155 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 5,747 Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Colombia with 2,766 and China with 2,256.

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Foreign-Born Population

29.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
36k people
29.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
35.9k people

As of 2022, 29.9% of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ residents (36k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was 29.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    24,344 households (21.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,578 households (3.15%)
  3. Polish
    1,442 households (1.27%)

39.7% of the households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 21.4% of the households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    997 ± 197
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    588 ± 231
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    402 ± 134

Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ employs 62.8k people. The largest industries in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are Construction (4,134 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,509 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,909 people), and the highest paying industries are Administration of human resource programs ($221,453), Nondepository credit & related activities ($204,078), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($166,017).

Males in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $82,261. The income inequality in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,699
Women
47.7%
31,458
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 60,157 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

62.8k
2022 Value
0.993%
1 Year growth
± 0.993%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.993%, from 62.2k employees to 62.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, are Other managers (2,094 people), Retail salespersons (1,642 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,438 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.8k
2022 Value
0.993%
1 Year growth
± 0.993%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.993%, from 62.2k employees to 62.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, are Construction (4,134 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,509 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,909 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$68,009
Median earning men ± $1,805
$52,428
Median earning women ± $2,678

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($138,003), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,148), and Manufacturing ($91,200).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($80,808), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,422), and Information ($75,718).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ awarded 113 degrees. The student population of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 93 male students and 154 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (37 and 33.6%), followed by White (37 and 33.6%), Black or African American (27 and 24.5%), and Asian (3 and 2.73%).

The largest universities in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield (113 and 100%) and Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch (0 and 0%).

The most popular majors in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ are General Cosmetology (49 and 43.4%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (35 and 31%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (28 and 24.8%).

The median tuition cost in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ for private four year colleges is $9,550.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2022 in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 247 (37.7% men and 62.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 247 students enrolled in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 112 records, of which 32.1% were women and 67.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 113 degrees awarded
  2. 0 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield with 113 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ, which is 0.141 times less than the 99 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 37 degrees mean that there were 1 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($9,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.917% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.33% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (24.9k), High School or Equivalent (22k), and Some college (16.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was $407,200 in 2022, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $361,300 to $407,200, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ is 66.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ is $104,887. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$407,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,319
$29,684
Median Property Taxes
±$1,014

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Rent vs Own

66.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.5% of the housing units in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$104,887
Median Household Income
± $3,597
44.6k
Number of Households
± 1,553

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.6k households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ grew to $104,887 from the previous year's value of $97,303.

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Wage Distribution

0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.34%)

In 2022, 70.3% of workers in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.34%).

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ (8.46k out of 119k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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Health

91.4% of the population of Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 59.7% on employee plans, 9.89% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 9.9% on non-group plans, and 0.271% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 42.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.63%
Uninsured
59.7%
Employer Coverage
9.89%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
9.9%
Non-Group
0.271%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Somerset County (Central)--Bridgewater, Somerville & North Plainfield PUMA, NJ declined by 1.12% from 8.73% to 8.63%.

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