Congressional District 11, NJ

Congressional District

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2021 Population
757,864
3.09% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
US Representative
Mikie Sherrill
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
43.2
0.461% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
4.33%
2.23% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$126,661
5.88% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$470,200
3.36% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Congressional District 11, NJ had a population of 758k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $126,661. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Congressional District 11, NJ grew from 735,124 to 757,864, a 3.09% increase and its median household income grew from $119,624 to $126,661, a 5.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 11, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), White (Hispanic) (6.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.53%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.1%).

24.1% of the households in Congressional District 11, 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.

93.7% of the residents in Congressional District 11, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Congressional District 11, NJ was $470,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in Congressional District 11, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 11, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Congressional District 11, NJ is home to a population of 758k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 18.8% of Congressional District 11, NJ residents were born outside of the country (142k people).

In 2021, there were 6.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (539k people) in Congressional District 11, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 80.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 47.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 11, NJ are Spanish (57,518 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (15,931 households), and Italian (10,058 households).

Citizenship

93.7%
2021 Citizenship
93.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 93.7% of Congressional District 11, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 11, NJ was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 11, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    539k ± 3.2k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    80.2k ± 1.75k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    47.1k ± 2.16k
11.8%
Hispanic Population
89.3k people

In 2021, there were 6.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (539k people) in Congressional District 11, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 80.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 47.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.8% of the people in Congressional District 11, NJ are hispanic (89.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 11, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
142k people
19%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
140k people

As of 2021, 18.8% of Congressional District 11, NJ residents (142k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 11, NJ was 19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    57,518 households (8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    15,931 households (2.22%)
  3. Italian
    10,058 households (1.4%)

24.1% of the households in Congressional District 11, 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Congressional District 11, NJ was Spanish. 8% of the households in Congressional District 11, 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
    8,228 ± 579
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,329 ± 495
  3. Korea
    3,025 ± 367

Congressional District 11, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Congressional District 11, NJ employs 398k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 11, NJ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (52,513 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50,252 people), and Educational Services (46,929 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($123,241), Finance & Insurance ($117,115), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,209).

Occupations

398k
2021 Value
± 4,948
2.84%
1 Year growth
± 1.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Congressional District 11, NJ grew at a rate of 2.84%, from 387k employees to 398k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 11, NJ, are Management Occupations (64,663 people), Sales & Related Occupations (42,342 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (40,108 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 11, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

398k
2021 Value
± 4,948
2.84%
1 Year growth
± 1.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Congressional District 11, NJ grew at a rate of 2.84%, from 387k employees to 398k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 11, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (52,513 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50,252 people), and Educational Services (46,929 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 11, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 11, 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

$82,728
Median earning men ± $1,348
$56,934
Median earning women ± $1,084

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($136,143), Information ($108,967), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($102,265).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Manufacturing ($95,050), Information ($87,209), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,896).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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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.

Congressional District 11, NJ is currently represented by Mikie Sherrill 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.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 11, NJ

Mikie Sherrill
District 11 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 11, NJ is currently represented by Mikie Sherrill (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 11, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.94M), Bachelors Degree (1.73M), and Some college (1.31M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Congressional District 11, NJ was $470,200 in 2021, which is 1.92 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $454,900 to $470,200, a 3.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 11, NJ is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Congressional District 11, NJ have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 11, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Congressional District 11, NJ is $126,661. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 11, NJ was Congressional District 11, NJ with a value of $126,661, followed by Congressional District 7, NJ and Congressional District 5, NJ, with respective values of $125,465 and $115,768.

Property

$470,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,320
$213,780
Median Property Taxes
±$2,682

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 11, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2021
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 76.2% of the housing units in Congressional District 11, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

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Household Income

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$126,661
Median Household Income
± $1,951
281k
Number of Households
± 3,958

In 2021, the median household income of the 281k households in Congressional District 11, NJ grew to $126,661 from the previous year's value of $119,624.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 11, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (71.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.3%)
  3. Public Transit (6.34%)

In 2021, 71.6% of workers in Congressional District 11, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (6.34%).

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Commute Time

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 11, NJ have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 5.14% of the workforce in Congressional District 11, 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 Congressional District 11, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 11, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 11, NJ (32.2k out of 743k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 11, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 42.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.9%
Uninsured
65.7%
Employer Coverage
5.54%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.367%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 11, NJ declined by 1.14% from 3.95% to 3.9%.

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