Middlesex County is located in north-central New Jersey. The County Seat is New Brunswick and the largest city is Edison. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 836,297 and the 2010 census population was 809,860. The land area is 308.91 square miles and there are 2621.6 persons per square mile.
62.8% of the population is White, 11% is Black or African American, 19.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 23.5% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 40.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $330,000, there are 280,988 households, an average of 2.82 persons per household. The per capita income is $34,345, the median household income is $79,596, and 8.5% of the persons in Middlesex County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 67,778. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,131,032, and sales per capita were $14,274. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26%.
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