Table 5. New Jersey Resident Population by County: 1880 - 1930


COUNTY         1880       1890       1900       1910       1920       1930                     
Atlantic     18,704     28,836     46,402     71,894     83,914    124,823                    
Bergen       36,786     47,226     78,441    138,002    210,703    364,977                    
Burlingto    55,402     58,528     58,241     66,565     81,770     93,541                     

Camden       62,942     87,687    107,643    142,029    190,508    252,312                    
Cape May      9,765     11,268     13,201     19,745     19,460     29,486                     
Cumberlan    37,687     45,438     51,193     55,153     61,348     69,895                     

Essex       189,929    256,098    359,053    512,886    652,089    833,513                    
Glouceste    25,886     28,649     31,905     37,368     48,224     70,802                     
Hudson      187,944    275,126    386,048    537,231    629,154    690,730                    

Hunterdon    38,570     35,355     34,507     33,569     32,885     34,728                     
Mercer       58,061     79,978     95,365    125,657    159,881    187,143                    
Middlesex    52,286     61,754     79,762    114,426    162,334    212,208                    

Monmouth     55,538     69,128     82,057     94,734    104,925    147,209                    
Morris       50,861     54,101     65,156     74,704     82,694    110,445                    
Ocean        14,455     15,974     19,747     21,318     22,155     33,069                     

Passaic      68,860    105,046    155,202    215,902    259,174    302,129                    
Salem        24,579     25,151     25,530     26,999     36,572     36,834                     
Somerset     27,162     28,311     32,948     38,820     47,991     65,132                     

Sussex       23,539     22,259     24,134     26,781     24,905     27,830                     
Union        55,571     72,467     99,353    140,197    200,157    305,209                    
Warren       36,589     36,553     37,781     43,187     45,057     49,319                     
Total     1,131,116  1,444,933  1,883,669  2,537,167  3,155,900  4,041,334                   

      Table 5.  New Jersey Resident Population by County: 1940 - 1990 (cont.)

COUNTY         1940       1950       1960       1970       1980       1990           
Atlantic    124,066    132,399    160,880    175,043    194,119    224,327          
Bergen      409,646    539,139    780,255    897,148    845,385    825,380          
Burlingto    97,013    135,910    224,499    323,132    362,542    395,066          
                                                                                    
Camden      255,727    300,743    392,035    456,291    471,650    502,824          
Cape May     28,919     37,131     48,555     59,554     82,266     95,089          
Cumberlan    73,184     88,597    106,850    121,374    132,866    138,053          
                                                                                    
Essex       837,340    905,949    923,545    932,526    851,304    778,206          
Glouceste    72,219     91,727    134,840    172,681    199,917    230,082          
Hudson      652,040    647,437    610,734    607,839    556,972    553,099                                                                                              Mercer    307,863  325,824

Hunterdon    36,766     42,736     54,107     69,718     87,361    107,776          
Mercer      197,318    229,781    266,392    304,116    307,863    325,824          
Middlesex   217,077    264,872    433,856    583,813    595,893    671,780          
                                                                                    
Monmouth    161,238    225,327    334,401    461,849    503,173    553,124          
Morris      125,732    164,371    261,620    383,454    407,630    421,353          
Ocean        37,706     56,622    108,241    208,470    346,038    433,203          
                                                                                    
Passaic     309,353    337,093    406,618    460,782    447,585    453,060          
Salem        42,274     49,508     58,711     60,346     64,676     65,294
Somerset     74,390     99,052    143,913    198,372    203,129    240,279

Sussex       29,632     34,423     49,255     77,528    116,119    130,943
Union       328,344    398,138    504,255    543,116    504,094    493,819
Warren       50,181     54,374     63,220     73,960     84,429     91,607

Total     4,160,165  4,835,329  6,066,782  7,171,112  7,365,011  7,730,188                   ******************

SOURCE: U.S. Censuses of Population and Housing.