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Middlesex, New Jersey (NJ) Poverty Rate Data
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6.9% of Middlesex, NJ residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 44.8% less than the poverty level of 10.0% across the entire state of New Jersey. Taking into account residents not living in families, 11.0% of high school graduates and 9.2% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 7.3% among disabled males and 4.1% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 57.0%. For comparison, it was 23.9% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Middlesex, NJ

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Middlesex:

6.9%
Whole state:

10.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Middlesex:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Middlesex:

7.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%
Disability rate in this borough among poor males (it is 15.4% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Middlesex:

33.2%
New Jersey:

28.1%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Middlesex:

4.1%
New Jersey:

15.2%
Disability rate in this borough among poor females (it is 18.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Middlesex:

21.1%
New Jersey:

29.6%

Renting rate in this borough among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

57.0%
Residents above poverty level:

23.9%

Poverty by age in Middlesex, NJ

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Middlesex
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Middlesex,NJ (percentage below poverty level)
  • 2.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 20.9%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 21.6%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 19.5%18 to 24 years
  • 6.5%25 to 34 years
  • 0.5%35 to 44 years
  • 1.7%45 to 54 years
  • 0.0%55 to 64 years
  • 4.9%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Middlesex
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Middlesex,NJ (percentage below poverty level)
  • 3.1%Under 5 years
  • 48.3%5 years
  • 15.7%6 to 11 years
  • 17.7%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 3.8%18 to 24 years
  • 5.7%25 to 34 years
  • 0.3%35 to 44 years
  • 8.8%45 to 54 years
  • 2.6%55 to 64 years
  • 10.0%65 to 74 years
  • 11.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Middlesex, NJ
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Middlesex,NJ (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.6%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 1.5%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.9%18 to 24 years
  • 2.3%25 to 34 years
  • 0.4%35 to 44 years
  • 0.8%45 to 54 years
  • 2.1%55 to 64 years
  • 0.9%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Middlesex, NJ

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Middlesex, NJ
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Middlesex, NJ (%)
  • 2.6%White
  • 24.6%Black
  • 1.5%Asian
  • 24.8%Other race
  • 14.9%2+ races
  • 11.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Middlesex, NJ
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Middlesex, NJ (absolute numbers)
  • 206White
  • 360Black
  • 18Asian
  • 298Other race
  • 502+ races
  • 337Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 6.1%Below poverty level
  • 93.9%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 8.3%Below poverty level
  • 91.7%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Middlesex, NJ

Children below poverty level:
Middlesex, New Jersey:

11.2%
State:

13.8%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Middlesex:

11.0%
New Jersey:

13.8%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Middlesex:

9.2%
New Jersey:

34.7%
Poor families by family type
  • 44.5%Married-couple family
  • 0.0%Male, no wife present
  • 55.5%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Middlesex not in families by work experience
  • 11.8%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 23.5%Worked part-time
  • 64.7%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 23.3%One full-time, other part-time
  • 16.3%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 32.6%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 27.9%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 21.1%1980 to 1989
  • 11.3%1970 to 1979
  • 12.7%1960 to 1969
  • 21.1%1950 to 1959
  • 22.5%1940 to 1949
  • 11.3%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.4%1999 to 2000
  • 2.2%1995 to 1998
  • 0.9%1990 to 1994
  • 8.5%1980 to 1989
  • 9.0%1970 to 1979
  • 19.8%1960 to 1969
  • 28.7%1950 to 1959
  • 13.2%1940 to 1949
  • 17.3%1939 or earlier
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