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New Jersey Counties by Population

Below are the 21 New Jersey counties sorted by population from 1 to 21 . The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Bergen County 955,732
2 Essex County 863,728
3 Middlesex County 863,162
4 Hudson County 724,854
5 Monmouth County 643,615
6 Ocean County 637,229
7 Union County 575,345
8 Passaic County 524,118
9 Camden County 523,485
10 Morris County 509,285
11 Burlington County 461,860
12 Mercer County 387,340
13 Somerset County 345,361
14 Gloucester County 302,294
15 Atlantic County 274,534
16 Cumberland County 154,152
17 Sussex County 144,221
18 Hunterdon County 128,947
19 Warren County 109,632
20 Cape May County 95,263
21 Salem County 64,837

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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