Statewide Claims to Fame

Emerson is 11th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 7,706 144th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.2 178th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,359.5 147th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 182nd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.9% 95th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.8% 23rd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.3% 65th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 41.4% 91st 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 87.3% 71st 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 221st 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0% 254th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 8.6% 80th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 11th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 183rd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 140th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.9% 86th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.1% 76th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.1% 133rd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 2,552 218th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 5.9% 225th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,489 207th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 90.1% 38th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $505,900 50th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.9 72nd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $41,358 72nd $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $106,464 51st $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 1.4% 250th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Emerson Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 887 132nd 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $145,223 89th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,009 40th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,238 147th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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