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Salem County, New Jersey

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 64,285
  • Males: 30,988
  • Females: 33,297

Ethnicity:

  • White: 51,117
  • Black/African American: 9,362
  • Hispanic: 2,358
  • Native American/Eskimo: 205
  • Asian: 359
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 12
  • Other: 75
  • 2 or more: 797

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (56,605)
  2. Spanish (2,155)
  3. Italian (455)
  4. German (210)
  5. French (150)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,620

  1. Mexico (201)
  2. Italy (195)
  3. United Kingdom (100)
  4. Philippines (75)
  5. Canada (71)
  6. Germany (66)
  7. Korea (63)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (7,545)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (4,362)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,720)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,515)
  5. Episcopal Church (931)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Salem Center: 238 East Broadway, Salem - (856) 935-7711

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 21,441
  • Sensory: 1,931
  • Physical: 5,532
  • Mental: 3,103
  • Self-care: 1,594
  • Go outside home: 4,202
  • Employment: 4,740

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 672

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 24,295
  • Utility gas: 6,934
  • Bottled or LP gas: 1,252
  • Electricity: 3,027
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 12,504
  • Coal or Coke: 31
  • Wood: 259
  • Solar Energy: 17
  • Other fuel: 100
  • No fuel used: 171

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 44,765
  • No vehicle: 3,743
  • 1 or more vehicle: 41,022

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 438
  • No High School: 2,579
  • Some High School: 5,777
  • High School: 16,784
  • Some College: 7,805
  • Associate's Degree: 2,894
  • College Degree: 4,808
  • Master's Degree: 1,207
  • Professional Degree: 382
  • Doctoral Degree: 115

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 24,295
  • Owners with phone: 17,653
  • Owners without phone: 81
  • Renters with phone: 6,091
  • Renters without phone: 470

10 closest counties:

  1. New Castle County, Delaware
  2. Gloucester County, New Jersey
  3. Delaware County, Pennsylvania
  4. Cumberland County, New Jersey
  5. Camden County, New Jersey
  6. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  7. Chester County, Pennsylvania
  8. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  9. Kent County, Delaware
  10. Cecil County, Maryland

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

08001, 08023, 08038, 08067, 08069, 08070, 08072, 08079, 08098, 08318, 08347

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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