Marital Status in New Jersey (State)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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0% 50% F M Never Married Married Separated/Divorced Widowed -30.555317% -29.119027% -30.555317% 31% 30.555317% 6.205779% 29.119027% 6.328312% 36.761096% 37% 1,132,047 1.13M 1,266,451 1.27M -47.253806% -47.039456% -47.253806% 47% 47.253806% 4.820642% 47.039456% 3.584616% 52.074448% 52% 1,750,711 1.75M 1,794,009 1.79M -8.509456% -3.740315% -11.381595% -3.213297% -12.249771% 12% 8.509456% 11.381595% 8.509456% 9% 453,843 454k 293,158 293k -2.655000% -7.286105% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.941105% 10% 2.655000% 2.546995% 2.655000% 3% 368,309 368k 91,467 91.5k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% F M Never Married Now Married Separated Absent Spouse Widowed Divorced -30.555317% -29.119027% -30.555317% 31% 30.555317% 6.205779% 29.119027% 6.328312% 36.761096% 37% 1,132,047 1.13M 1,266,451 1.27M -44.905409% -44.661935% -44.905409% 45% 44.905409% 4.176863% 44.661935% 3.113241% 49.082272% 49% 1,663,705 1.66M 1,690,926 1.69M -1.625533% -0.670420% -1.839776% -0.675859% -2.295953% 2% 1.625533% 1.839776% 1.625533% 2% 85,063 85.1k 56,001 56.0k -2.348397% -2.377521% -2.348397% 2% 2.348397% 0.643779% 2.377521% 0.471375% 2.992176% 3% 87,006 87.0k 103,083 103k -2.655000% -7.286105% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.941105% 10% 2.655000% 2.546995% 2.655000% 3% 368,309 368k 91,467 91.5k -6.883923% -3.069895% -9.541818% -2.537437% -9.953818% 10% 6.883923% 9.541818% 6.883923% 7% 368,780 369k 237,157 237k

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 12.499% 12.5% 50.666% 50.7% 32.983% 33.0% 69.686% 69.7% 51.455% 51.5% 74.694% 74.7% 59.910% 59.9% 73.405% 73.4% 62.892% 62.9% 70.946% 70.9% 63.639% 63.6% 69.326% 69.3% 65.238% 65.2% 68.049% 68.0% 66.070% 66.1% 66.937% 66.9% 64.265% 64.3% 63.159% 63.2% 56.415% 56.4% 49.485% 49.5% 33.426% 33.4% 22.315% 22.3% 8.186% 8.19% 3.981% 3.98% 1.185% 1.18% 0.719% 0.72% 0.342% 0.34% 0.328% 0.33%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female
Male
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 5.460% 5.46% 4.796% 4.80% 10.040% 10.0% 7.689% 7.69% 17.576% 17.6% 12.131% 12.1% 20.066% 20.1% 14.085% 14.1% 19.635% 19.6% 14.445% 14.4% 19.200% 19.2% 14.669% 14.7% 18.219% 18.2% 12.825% 12.8% 14.852% 14.9% 10.407% 10.4% 11.783% 11.8% 8.200% 8.20% 7.977% 7.98% 4.730% 4.73% 3.853% 3.85% 2.334% 2.33% 0.967% 0.97% 0.378% 0.38% 0.086% 0.09% 0.013% 0.01% 0.147% 0.15% 0.130% 0.13%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 6.337% 6.34% 4.985% 4.98% 5.703% 5.70% 5.334% 5.33% 7.248% 7.25% 6.469% 6.47% 9.653% 9.65% 9.478% 9.48% 11.586% 11.6% 12.769% 12.8% 13.651% 13.7% 14.889% 14.9% 14.551% 14.6% 18.368% 18.4% 18.157% 18.2% 22.297% 22.3% 23.319% 23.3% 28.437% 28.4% 35.423% 35.4% 45.625% 45.6% 62.528% 62.5% 75.255% 75.3% 90.743% 90.7% 95.635% 95.6% 98.670% 98.7% 99.224% 99.2% 99.456% 99.5% 99.484% 99.5%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 75.704% 75.7% 39.553% 39.6% 51.274% 51.3% 17.291% 17.3% 23.722% 23.7% 6.707% 6.71% 10.372% 10.4% 3.031% 3.03% 5.887% 5.89% 1.840% 1.84% 3.510% 3.51% 1.116% 1.12% 1.992% 1.99% 0.758% 0.76% 0.921% 0.92% 0.359% 0.36% 0.633% 0.63% 0.204% 0.20% 0.185% 0.19% 0.159% 0.16% 0.193% 0.19% 0.095% 0.10% 0.104% 0.10% 0.006% 0.01% 0.059% 0.06% 0.043% 0.04% 0.055% 0.06% 0.058% 0.06%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Count 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 45,211 45.2k 188,392 188k 399,678 400k 326,462 326k 391,033 391k 451,441 451k 459,089 459k 424,426 424k 368,478 368k 298,811 299k 155,323 155k 33,000 33.0k 2,155 1,221

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
50% 0% 50% Count Asian 2 White 1 White Hispanic Other 2 Mixed 2 Black 2 -26.156772% -0.787196% -3.081919% -31.030707% -1.263386% -5.084866% -30.025888% 30% 66.266960% 3.707152% 58.203104% 4.417937% 69.974112% 70% 605,694 606k -27.954317% -1.274928% -8.922881% -26.892399% -1.564516% -11.636695% -38.152126% 38% 54.050425% 7.797449% 53.113324% 6.793066% 61.847874% 62% 4,332,558 4.33M -40.891372% -3.634269% -8.840205% -39.033948% -3.346900% -8.510416% -53.365846% 53% 42.782724% 3.851430% 45.495120% 3.613616% 46.634154% 47% 710,074 710k -46.705858% -3.989059% -7.904366% -43.035180% -3.627227% -8.266063% -58.599283% 59% 38.796241% 2.604476% 42.048497% 3.023033% 41.400717% 41% 418,971 419k -48.395349% -2.865978% -8.442955% -48.870104% -2.580320% -10.360529% -59.704282% 60% 37.272539% 3.023180% 34.830162% 3.358885% 40.295718% 40% 134,858 135k -50.390678% -3.658318% -9.854617% -48.498347% -4.320239% -11.951709% -63.903612% 64% 30.066256% 6.030132% 29.392654% 5.837051% 36.096388% 36% 947,840 948k

Map of Marital Status by County in New Jersey

Married Marital Status by County#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
39.4%43.1%46.9%50.6%54.4%58.2%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
8.7%9.6%10.4%11.2%12.0%12.9%

Widowed Marital Status by County#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
4.7%5.7%6.6%7.6%8.5%9.5%

Never Married Marital Status by County#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
25.6%29.1%32.4%35.8%39.1%42.6%
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Map of Marital Status by County Subdivision in New Jersey

Married Marital Status by County Subdivision#14

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
20%37%53%68%84%100%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County Subdivision#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
0%6%13%19%25%32%

Widowed Marital Status by County Subdivision#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0%6%12%18%25%31%

Never Married Marital Status by County Subdivision#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
0%13%27%40%54%68%
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Marital Status by Place in New Jersey

There are 545 places in New Jersey. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, New Jersey, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with New Jersey. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 19,685.

Married by Place#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of New Jersey, selected places in New Jersey, and entities that contain New Jersey
0% 20% 40% 60% Count # Ridgewood Westfield Summit Old Bridge Paramus Fair Lawn Woodbridge S Plainfield Sayreville Somerset Lakewood Fort Lee Bergenfield Elmwood Park Toms River Cliffside Pk Kearny New Jersey United States Clifton N Plainfield Northeast Middle Atlantic Carteret Englewood Palisades Pk Princeton Garfield Vineland Rahway Linden Bayonne Long Branch Millville Roselle Jersey City Lodi West New York Perth Amboy Hackensack Union City Elizabeth Plainfield Hoboken Passaic Paterson Atlantic City Pleasantville Bridgeton Trenton Newark East Orange Camden New Brunswick 64.758403% 64.758403% 65% 12,330 12.3k 1 64.316239% 64.316239% 64% 15,050 15.1k 2 63.204784% 63.204784% 63% 10,358 10.4k 3 59.180776% 59.180776% 59% 11,255 11.3k 4 58.764645% 58.764645% 59% 13,091 13.1k 5 57.039230% 57.039230% 57% 15,412 15.4k 6 54.219316% 54.219316% 54% 8,539 7 53.881255% 53.881255% 54% 10,509 10.5k 8 53.826646% 53.826646% 54% 19,102 19.1k 9 53.643466% 53.643466% 54% 10,505 10.5k 10 53.492322% 53.492322% 53% 15,118 15.1k 11 52.632771% 52.632771% 53% 16,263 16.3k 12 52.534541% 52.534541% 53% 11,597 11.6k 13 52.474123% 52.474123% 52% 8,314 14 51.715068% 51.715068% 52% 38,340 38.3k 15 51.637784% 51.637784% 52% 10,578 10.6k 16 49.677804% 49.677804% 50% 16,652 16.7k 17 49.576538% 49.576538% 50% 3,544,720 3.54M 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.489117% 48.489117% 48% 33,393 33.4k 18 48.429319% 48.429319% 48% 8,325 19 47.453385% 47.453385% 47% 21,624,737 21.6M 47.109292% 47.109292% 47% 15,824,209 15.8M 46.513137% 46.513137% 47% 8,604 20 46.323361% 46.323361% 46% 10,111 10.1k 21 46.130952% 46.130952% 46% 8,060 22 44.764610% 44.764610% 45% 11,030 11.0k 23 44.743178% 44.743178% 45% 11,150 11.2k 24 43.794139% 43.794139% 44% 21,146 21.1k 25 43.518191% 43.518191% 44% 9,856 26 42.979427% 42.979427% 43% 14,561 14.6k 27 42.340176% 42.340176% 42% 22,359 22.4k 28 41.742560% 41.742560% 42% 10,267 10.3k 29 41.577125% 41.577125% 42% 9,364 30 41.208410% 41.208410% 41% 7,134 31 40.656194% 40.656194% 41% 84,473 84.5k 32 39.928844% 39.928844% 40% 7,856 33 39.701701% 39.701701% 40% 16,477 16.5k 34 39.683578% 39.683578% 40% 15,777 15.8k 35 38.966473% 38.966473% 39% 14,342 14.3k 36 37.370772% 37.370772% 37% 20,243 20.2k 37 37.009600% 37.009600% 37% 35,621 35.6k 38 33.897499% 33.897499% 34% 13,539 13.5k 39 33.693868% 33.693868% 34% 14,984 15.0k 40 33.680542% 33.680542% 34% 17,202 17.2k 41 33.371836% 33.371836% 33% 37,559 37.6k 42 32.302182% 32.302182% 32% 9,920 43 31.809536% 31.809536% 32% 5,017 44 29.549135% 29.549135% 30% 5,656 45 27.726133% 27.726133% 28% 18,462 18.5k 46 27.278480% 27.278480% 27% 59,490 59.5k 47 25.249908% 25.249908% 25% 13,059 13.1k 48 22.874172% 22.874172% 23% 13,087 13.1k 49 22.309705% 22.309705% 22% 9,974 50

Marital Status by Metro Area in New Jersey

There are 7 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within New Jersey (4 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 7 of those to each other, New Jersey, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with New Jersey.

Married by Metro Area#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of New Jersey, selected metro areas in New Jersey, and entities that contain New Jersey
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count # Ocean City Allentown New Jersey United States Northeast Middle Atlantic Trenton Area Atlantic City New York Area Philadelphia Vineland Area 55.323286% 55.323286% 55% 45,520 45.5k 1 51.356421% 51.356421% 51% 345,791 346k 2 49.576538% 49.576538% 50% 3,544,720 3.54M 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 47.453385% 47.453385% 47% 21,624,737 21.6M 47.109292% 47.109292% 47% 15,824,209 15.8M 47.045978% 47.045978% 47% 141,328 141k 3 46.349834% 46.349834% 46% 103,584 104k 4 45.966394% 45.966394% 46% 7,374,930 7.37M 5 45.730372% 45.730372% 46% 2,223,193 2.22M 6 41.074931% 41.074931% 41% 51,731 51.7k 7

Marital Status by County in New Jersey

There are 21 counties in New Jersey. This section compares all 21 of those to each other, New Jersey, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with New Jersey.

Married by County#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of New Jersey, selected counties in New Jersey, and entities that contain New Jersey
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count # Hunterdon Sussex Morris Somerset Cape May Warren Bergen Ocean Monmouth Middlesex Gloucester Burlington New Jersey Salem United States Northeast Middle Atlantic Union Mercer Atlantic Camden Passaic Cumberland Hudson Essex 58.106227% 58.106227% 58% 60,531 60.5k 1 57.822706% 57.822706% 58% 69,755 69.8k 2 57.728685% 57.728685% 58% 231,574 232k 3 56.888727% 56.888727% 57% 148,673 149k 4 55.323286% 55.323286% 55% 45,520 45.5k 5 54.692152% 54.692152% 55% 48,128 48.1k 6 54.600347% 54.600347% 55% 407,905 408k 7 53.846650% 53.846650% 54% 250,486 250k 8 53.595110% 53.595110% 54% 273,923 274k 9 51.800526% 51.800526% 52% 344,229 344k 10 51.769613% 51.769613% 52% 120,398 120k 11 51.424447% 51.424447% 51% 188,431 188k 12 49.576538% 49.576538% 50% 3,544,720 3.54M 48.797412% 48.797412% 49% 26,091 26.1k 13 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 47.453385% 47.453385% 47% 21,624,737 21.6M 47.109292% 47.109292% 47% 15,824,209 15.8M 47.091191% 47.091191% 47% 203,344 203k 14 47.045978% 47.045978% 47% 141,328 141k 15 46.349834% 46.349834% 46% 103,584 104k 16 45.642003% 45.642003% 46% 187,988 188k 17 44.050568% 44.050568% 44% 176,208 176k 18 41.074931% 41.074931% 41% 51,731 51.7k 19 40.970573% 40.970573% 41% 218,603 219k 20 39.406463% 39.406463% 39% 246,290 246k 21