Population Trends, 1990 to 2018

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  • Share shows the proportion of a demographic group to the total population for that period. Percent of group indicates population change within a single demographic group.
  • Annualized change = total change / years in period. Percent annual change = ((ending population / starting population)^(1 / years) - 1) * 100.
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New Jersey (statewide), 1990-2018

Demographic category 1990 population 2018 population Total change over period Annualized change
Count Share Count Share Count % of group Count % of group
Total 7,762,963 100.00% 8,908,520 100.00% 1,145,55714.76%40,9130.49%
White 6,386,168 82.26% 6,511,007 73.09% 124,8391.95%4,4590.07%
White, non-Hispanic 5,728,555 73.79% 4,955,960 55.63% -772,595-13.49%-27,593-0.52%
Black 1,080,360 13.92% 1,404,125 15.76% 323,76529.97%11,5630.94%
American Indian / Alaska Native 15,899 0.20% 64,300 0.72% 48,401304.43%1,7295.12%
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 280,536 3.61% 929,088 10.43% 648,552231.18%23,1634.37%
Hispanic 754,012 9.71% 1,839,359 20.65% 1,085,347143.94%38,7623.24%
Non-Hispanic 7,008,951 90.29% 7,069,161 79.35% 60,2100.86%2,1500.03%
Ages 0-17 1,818,187 23.42% 1,953,643 21.93% 135,4567.45%4,8380.26%
Ages 18-24 783,244 10.09% 766,006 8.60% -17,238-2.20%-616-0.08%
Ages 25-44 2,571,494 33.13% 2,295,139 25.76% -276,355-10.75%-9,870-0.41%
Ages 45-64 1,559,861 20.09% 2,455,205 27.56% 895,34457.40%31,9771.63%
Ages 65 and older 1,030,177 13.27% 1,438,527 16.15% 408,35039.64%14,5841.20%