The population of New Jersey on April 1, 2010 was 8,791,894.
This directory contains Census 2010 information from the US Census Bureau for New Jersey.
For more information on these files, contact Len Preston at 609.984.7349.
2010 Census Products
Measuring Race and Ethnicity Across the Decades: 1790-2010 (infographic from U.S. Bureau of the Census website)
2010 Census 113th Congressional District Summary File released (5/16/13)
This summary file contains the same subject-matter content as the 2010 Census Summary File 1 — age (including single years of age), sex, race and Hispanic or Latino origin (including detailed population groups), household type, relationship, population in group quarters, whether the residence is owned or rented (tenure) and vacancy status — retabulated for the congressional district boundaries of the 113th Congress
Summary File 2 (SF2) released (3/8/12)
Summary File 2 (SF-2) tables provide 100-percent data from the decennial census in ten-section reports for each level of geography. The profiles provide the most detail to date on various demographic and housing characteristics for the states, counties, minor civil divisions, places, congressional districts and state legislative districts.
Summary File 1 (SF1) released (8/11/11) (57 Page profiles)
Summary File 1 (SF-1) tables provide 100-percent data from the decennial census in 57 page profile reports for each level of geography. The profiles provide information on various demographic and housing characteristics for the states, counties, minor civil divisions, places, congressional districts and state legislative districts.
News Release: Census Bureau Releases New Local Level Data from 2010 Census for New Jersey (Released August 11, 2011) (US Census Bureau)
Selected data characteristics from 2010 SF 1 files for New Jersey and Counties: Excel
Asian Population by Selected Groups by County and Municipality: 2000 and 2010: Excel
Hispanic Population by Selected Groups by County and Municipality: Excel
Demographic Profile (DP1) released (5/26/11)
A profile table that provides the demographic and housing characteristics for the states, counties, minor civil divisions in selected states, places, metropolitan areas, American Indian and Alaska Native areas, Hawaiian home lands and congressional districts. It includes 100-percent data from the decennial censuses.
News Release: Census Bureau Delivers New Jersey's Census 2010 Demographic Profiles.(Released on 5/26/11) (US Census Bureau Press Release)
Data Highlights: State Highlights | County Highlights
News Release: Census Bureau Delivers New Jersey's Census 2010 Population Totals for Congressional Redistricting (Released on 2/03/11) (US Census Bureau Press Release)
News Release Tables
|Table 1. The Counties and Most Populous Cities and Townships in 2010 in New Jersey: 2000 and 2010||Excel|
|Table 2. Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin, for All Ages and for 18 Years and Over, for New Jersey: 2000 and 2010||Excel|
|Table 3. Population by Race Alone or in Combination and Hispanic or Latino Origin, for All Ages and for 18 Years and Over, for New Jersey: 2000 and 2010||Excel|
|Table 4. Population by Race, Including All Specific Combinations of Two Races, for New Jersey: 2010||Excel|
|Table 5. The Counties and Most Populous Cities and Townships by Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin in New Jersey: 2010||Excel|
|Download tables 1 through 5 in one file||Excel|
|Population Density by County: 2000 & 2010||Excel|
|Population Density by Municipality: 2000 & 2010||Excel|
|Minorities Population in Municipalities: 2010||Excel|
|Advance Group Quarters Data: 2010||Excel|
|County Population Map||County Percent change map|
- Growth of County Population From 1790 to 2010 (Issue 11.08)
- Most New Jerseyans Call Smaller Municipalities Home (Labor Market Views, Issue 11.05)
- The Changing Face of New Jersey Is More Diverse Than Ever (NJ Labor Market Views, Issue 11.02)
- Population Keeps Growing in the Most Densely Populated State (NJ Labor Market Views, Issue 11.01)
Apportionment is the process of dividing the seats in the House of Representatives among the 50 states based on the population figures collected during the decennial census. But how does it actually work? Through animation, the US Census Bureau helps explain how the apportionment formula is used to ensure equal representation for all, just like the Founding Fathers planned. View the 2010 apportionment data.
New Jersey Population: 1790 - 2010 (Economic Indicator article, 12/2010)
New Jersey Population Trend: 1790 - 2010 (excel)
Watch the Amazing Apportionment Machine
View the Census Bureau's Interactive Map of America showcasing decennial data from 1910 - 2010.
Participation Rate Municipalities
Participation Percent Rate Municipalities