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Southern Regional

Community Fact Book

Gloucester County Edition

New Jersey Department of Labor
and Workforce Development

Division of Labor Market and
Demographic Research

October 2006
Preface

T he Regional Community Fact Book for Gloucester County provides a
snapshot of its people and its economy. Included are facts and fig-
ures on current industry trends, population, unemployment and income. The
Fact Book also provides a look into the future and provides the latest popu-
lation, labor force, industry and occupational projections.

The Regional Community Fact Book series is meant to be a reference
for use in local and regional economic development planning and for employ-
ment and training providers. Fact Books will be published annually for New
Jersey’s 21 counties, grouped into three regions (northern, central and
southern).

Acknowledgements

T his publication was prepared by Paul Bieksza and Patricia
McKendrick of the Bureau of Labor Market Information, Division
of Labor Market and Demographic Research. Layout was done by Chester S.
Chinsky.

Questions regarding information contained in this publication should be
directed to Paul Bieksza by phone at (609) 292-2742 or by e-mail:
paul.bieksza@dol.state.nj.us.

To obtain copies of this publication or other county editions, please
contact Lester Wright by phone at (609) 292-7567 or by e-mail:
lester.wright @dol.state.nj.us.
Table of Contents

County Snapshot .................................................................................... 1

Industry Trends, Gloucester vs. New Jersey ............................... 2

Employment ............................................................................................ 5

Employment Gains and Losses ........................................................... 6

Wages ...................................................................................................... 7

Per Capita Personal Income ............................................................... 8

Unemployment Rates ........................................................................... 8

Characteristics of the Unemployed ................................................. 9

Population ...............................................................................................10

Population Projections ......................................................................... 11

Industry Projections ...........................................................................12

Projected Occupational Demand.......................................................13

Labor Force Projections .....................................................................14
County Snapshot
Southern Region
Population (July 1, 2005 estimate): 276,900
Change from Census 2000: +22,200 or + 8.7%
Percent of New Jersey Total: 3.2%
Burlington
Camden
Gloucester Total Private Sector
Salem Employment (2004): 81,821
Atlantic Percent of New Jersey Total: 2.5%
Cumberland Change from 1999: +10,238

Largest Industry (2004): Retail Trade
Cape May
Retail Trade Employment: 16,493
Percent of Total County Employment: 20.2%

Private Sector Wage (2004 annual average): $35,091
Percent of New Jersey Average: 73.7%
Change From 1999: +$4,936

Industry With Highest Average Annual
Wage (2004): Utilities: $75,716

Per Capita Personal Income (2004): $32,619
Percent of New Jersey Per Capita Income: 78.4%

Number of Unemployment Insurance Claimants (2005 annual average)
average): 2,468

Unemployment Rate (2005 annual average): 4.3%
5-year High (2003): 5.4%
5-year Low (2001): 4.0%
New Jersey Rate (2005): 4.4%

Building Permits (single-family residential,2005): 1,882
Rank Among New Jersey Counties: 3

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 1
Industry Trends, Gloucester vs. New Jersey
∑ In Gloucester County, private sector jobs covered by unemployment insurance increased
by 14.3 percent from 1999 to 2004. Of the state’s 21 counties, Gloucester ranked
third in the rate of job creation over the 1999-2004 period, behind Sussex and Ocean.
Gloucester added jobs in each year while the state lost employment in 2002 and 2003.

∑ Construction payrolls in the county rose at almost twice the state’s rate (+28.2% vs.
+15.6%). Much of this increase was due to more residential building needed to house
Gloucester’s growing population. In 2004, Woolwich Twp. ranked 11th and Deptford
Twp. ranked 16th among the state’s 566 municipalities in total residential housing units
authorized by building permits.

∑ Trade, transportation and utilities employment in the county increased by 14.1 percent
compared with the state’s 0.5 percent gain. Much of this gain resulted from the expan-
sion of wholesale trade and warehousing. With 21 industrial parks covering 6,300 acres,
the county’s warehouses are within easy driving distance of Atlantic City, Wilmington,
Delaware and Philadelphia.

∑ In the county, leisure and hospitality jobholding increased by 27.6 percent, about three
times the state’s rate (+8.5%). Most of the new jobs were at restaurants which opened
to serve residents of Gloucester County’s growing suburban communities.

Note: Use of an index facilitates comparison between two separate data elements.
Gloucester County and New Jersey Gloucester County and New Jersey
Total Private Sector Employment: 1999-2004 Construction Employment: 1999-2004
120 140

115 130

110 120

105 110

100 100
(1999=100) (1999=100)

95 90
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Gloucester New Jersey Gloucester New Jersey

2 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Industry Trends, Gloucester vs. New Jersey

Gloucester County and New Jersey Gloucester County and New Jersey
Manufacturing Employment: 1999-2004 Trade, Transportation & Utilities Employment: 1999-2004
120 120

110 115

100 110

90 105

80 100
(1999=100)
(1999=100)
70 95
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Gloucester New Jersey Gloucester New Jersey

Gloucester County and New Jersey Gloucester County and New Jersey
Information Employment: 1999-2004 Financial Activities Employment: 1999-2004
120 140

110 130

100 120

90 110

80 100
(1999=100) (1999=100)

70 90
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Gloucester New Jersey Gloucester New Jersey

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 3
Industry Trends, Gloucester vs. New Jersey
Gloucester County and New Jersey Gloucester County and New Jersey
Professional & Business Services Employment: 1999-2004 Education & Health Services Employment: 1999-2004
130 130

120 120

110 110

100 100

(1999=100) (1999=100)
90 90
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Gloucester New Jersey Gloucester New Jersey

Gloucester County and New Jersey Gloucester County and New Jersey
Leisure & Hospitality Employment: 1999-2004 Other Services Employment: 1999-2004
130 150

140
120
130

110 120

110
100
100
(1999=100) (1999=100)

90 90
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Gloucester New Jersey Gloucester New Jersey

4 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Employment
Gloucester County
Total Private Sector Employment: 1999 — 2004
90,000

85,000

B
80,000 B
75,000
B B
B B
70,000

65,000

60,000
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

∑ In Gloucester County, total private sector employment covered by unemployment
insurance increased by 10,238 jobs or 14.3 percent between 1999 and 2004. Pri-
vate sector jobholding has increased in the county each year since 1991.

Gloucester County
Private Sector Employment by Industry: 1999 & 2004

Construction

Manufacturing

Trade/Transp./Utilities

Information

Financial Activities

Prof./Business Services

Educ./Health Services

Leisure/Hospitality

Other Services

0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000

2004 1999

∑ Over the 1999 to 2004 period, education and health care supplanted manufactur-
ing as Gloucester County’s second-largest private sector employer. In 1999, manu-
facturing employed 16.7 percent of the county’s private sector workers, while edu-
cation and health care employed 11.9 percent. In 2004, education and health care
accounted for 13.3 percent and manufacturing 12.5 percent. Health providers added
workers to provide access to the growing list of treatment options demanded by
the public. Factory payrolls declined as plants reduced staffing or moved out of
the area to cut costs. The industry sector with the largest employment was trade,
transportation and utilities, which employed 33.3 percent of all private sector work-
ers in both 2004 and 1999.

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 5
Employment Gains and Losses
Gloucester County
Net Job Growth by Industry: 1999 — 2004
4,000

3,000

2,000

1,000

0

-1,000

-2,000
Construction Manufact- Trade/ Information Financial Prof./ Education/ Leisure/ Other
uring Transport./ Activities Business Health Hospitality Services
Utilities Services Services

∑ Trade, transportation and utilities, Gloucester County’s largest sector, added the
most jobs (+3,400) between 1999 and 2004, followed by education and health
care (+2,400). In contrast, manufacturing employment declined (-1,700) during this
period.

Gloucester County, Private Sector
Gains, Losses and Net Growth by Industry: 2004
7,000

6,000

5,000

4,000

3,000

2,000

1,000

0
Construction Manufact- Trade/ Information Financial Prof./ Education/ Leisure/ Other
uring Transport./ Activities Business Health Hospitality Services
Utilities Services Services

GAINS LOSSES NET

Source: Local Employment Dynamics (LED) data from the US Census Bureau.

∑ Within each of Gloucester County’s sectors, new jobs were created, while other
positions were eliminated. In 2004, the sector with the most new job openings due to
business openings or expansions was trade, transportation and utilities (+6,000). Many
of these openings were in the highly competitive retail trade component where new
stores often draw customers away from older establishments. The adversely af-
fected stores may reduce employment or close as sales volume drops. In this sector,
business closings and staff reductions produced a loss of 4,700 jobs, leaving a net
gain of 1,300 positions.

6 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Wages
Gloucester County, Private Sector
Average Annual Wage: 1999 — 2004
$38,000

$36,000 $35,091

$34,000 $33,324
$32,768
$32,118
$32,000 $30,924
$30,155
$30,000

$28,000

$26,000

$24,000

$22,000

$20,000
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

∑ From 1999 to 2004, Gloucester County’s annual average private sector wage increased
by 16.4 percent, slightly less than the state’s gain of 16.7 percent. The county’s annual
average private sector wage in 2004 was 73.7 percent of the state’s average ($47,639).
Among New Jersey’s 21 counties, Gloucester had the state’s sixth lowest average
annual private sector wage. This is partly because the county has few office parks or
large business headquarters operations.

Gloucester County and New Jersey, Private Sector
Average Annual Wage by Industry: 2004
Total Private Sector

Construction

Manufacturing

Trade/Transp./Utilities

Information

Financial Activities

Prof./Business Services

Education/Health Services

Leisure/Hospitality

Other Services

$0 $20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000

Gloucester County New Jersey

∑ In 2004, the industry sector with the highest annual wage was manufacturing
($52,024), which was 87.9 percent of state’s average annual wage for this sector.
Manufacturing paid relatively well compared to the average job in Gloucester County
because many of these positions are production jobs in oil refineries and chemical
plants which pay higher wages than most plants.

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 7
Per Capita Personal Income
∑ Gloucester County’s per capita personal Gloucester County and New Jersey
income reached $32,619 in 2004, a gain of Per Capita Personal Income: 1999 — 2004
$45,000
22.8 percent since 1999. In 2004, the
county’s per capita personal income ranked $40,000

below the state ($41,626) and national $35,000
($33,050) averages. However, increased $
$30,000 $ $
suburban development has boosted $
$
Gloucester’s per capita personal income in $25,000
$
recent years, as more commuters have
$20,000
moved in. Gloucester ranked 18th among 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

the state’s counties in 2004.
New Jersey $ Gloucester

∑ In 2004, county residents derived 76.6 percent of their personal income from net earn-
ings. The county ranked fifth highest in the state in the proportion of personal income
coming from earnings. On the other hand, the county ranked last in the state in the pro-
portion of income derived from interest, dividends and rent (9.6%) because of the pre-
ponderance of low-wage workers with few investments. County residents derived a higher
percentage of income from transfer payments (13.8%) than the state’s average (12.4%).

Unemployment Rates
Gloucester County and New Jersey ∑ From 2000 to 2003, a period of rising un-
Unemployment Rate Trends: 1999 — 2005 employment, Gloucester County’s unem-
7.0 ployment rate increased less than the
state’s and stayed below the state’s level.
6.0
B B Business expansion boosted by the county’s
J J rising population partly shielded it from
5.0
BJ JB the statewide economic slowdown during
BJ JB this period.
JB
4.0

3.0 ∑ From 1999 to 2005, the county’s labor
force grew by 13,300 or 9.9 percent, more
2.0 than three times the increase in the state’s
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
civilian labor force (+3.1%). An influx of
B New Jersey J Gloucester new residents and the growth of job op-
portunities over the period helped fuel this
expansion.

8 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Characteristics of the Unemployed

Gloucester County
Unemployment Insurance Claimants: 2004-2005
2004 2005
Annual Annual Change 2004-2005
Category Average Average Number Percent
Total Insured Unemployed 2,513 2,468 -46 -1.8
By Gender
Male 1,516 1,490 -26 -1.7
Female 997 977 -20 -2.0
By Race
White 1,992 1,957 -35 -1.7
Black 371 364 -7 -1.8
Asian 19 18 -2 -8.2
Other 131 129 -3 -2.1
By Ethnicity
Hispanic 127 111 -16 -12.7
Not Hispanic 2,277 2,217 -59 -2.6
Chose Not To Answer 110 139 30 27.1
By Age of Claimant
Under 25 247 275 28 11.2
25 through 34 599 590 -9 -1.5
35 through 44 648 643 -5 -.8
45 through 54 578 547 -31 -5.3
55 through 64 331 307 -24 -7.2
65 and over 110 105 -5 -4.6
By Industry
Construction 436 439 3 0.8
Manufacturing 229 249 19 8.4
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 562 524 -37 -6.6
Wholesale Trade 157 166 8 5.2
Retail Trade 294 266 -28 -9.5
Information 42 22 -20 -47.8
Financial Activities 124 89 -35 -27.9
Professional and Business Services 352 347 -5 -1.5
Educational and Health Services 231 231 0 0.1
Leisure and Hospitality 165 158 -7 -4.0
Other Services 202 165 -37 -18.3

∑ The number of persons filing for unemployment compensation benefits in Gloucester
County decreased by 1.8 percent between 2004 and 2005. By age of claimant, the
largest number of unemployment claims in 2005 was filed by 35-to-44-year-olds.
∑ In 2005, industry sectors in which the largest number of unemployment insurance
claimants were last employed were trade, transportation and utilities (524) and con-
struction (439). The industry sectors that recorded the largest percentage declines
in claimants over the year were information (-47.7%), financial activities (-27.9%) and
other services (-18.3%).

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 9
Population
∑ From 1970—2005, the county’s population Gloucester County
Total Population: 1970 — 2005
increased by 104,200 to reach 276,900. 300,000

The increase was almost three times as 275,000
fast as statewide population growth (60.4%
250,000
vs. 21.6%). From 2000 to 2005, the num-
ber of people living in Gloucester grew by 225,000

22,200 (8.7%), making it the state’s sec- 200,000

ond-fastest growing county after Ocean. 175,000

∑ Since 2000, net domestic migration into the 150,000
1970 1980 1990 2000 2005
county was 16,600. This influx of residents
from other counties in the nation (includes New Jersey counties) accounted for 74.6
percent of the county’s population gain. In contrast, only 800 immigrants relocated to the
county from other countries.

Gloucester County ∑ Over the 2000—2005 period, Gloucester
Racial/Hispanic Origin: 2000 - 2005 County’s 22,200 population gain was 73.8
Percent Percent percent white, 17.0 percent black, 7.2 per-
Race in 2000 in 2005 cent Asian and 2.0 percent other racial
White 88.0 86.9 groups. In 2005, the overall racial make-
Black 9.3 9.9
up of the county’s population was 86.9 per-
Asian 1.5 2.0
Multiracial 1.0 1.1 cent white, 9.9 percent black and 2.0 per-
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2 0.2 cent Asian. These three racial groups to-
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0 0.0 gether accounted for 98.0 percent of
Total* 100.0 100.1 county residents. In comparison, the state
Hispanic Origin (may be of any race) 2.6 3.1 was 76.6 percent white, 14.5 percent black,
* May not add to 100% due to rounding
and 7.2 percent Asian.

∑ The fastest-growing municipality in the
Gloucester County
state since 2000 has been Gloucester Ten Largest Municipalities 2005
County’s Woolwich Township which ex- Rank Municipality Population
panded at the rate of 149.4 percent, add- 1 Washington Township 50,891
ing 4,500 residents. 2 Monroe Township 31,461
3 Deptford Township 29,744
∑ Since 1970, Washington (+35,200) and 4 West Deptford Township 20,911
Monroe (+17,400) townships have added the 5 Glassboro Borough 19,290
6 Franklin Township 16,660
most residents. These townships are con- 7 Mantua Township 14,873
venient for commuters, located along the 8 Harrison Township 11,301
Black Horse Pike and near the Atlantic City 9 Woodbury City 10,435
Expressway, allowing easy access to Cherry 10 Pitman Borough 9,251

Hill, Philadelphia and Atlantic City.

10 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Population Projections
∑ Gloucester County’s population is projected Gloucester County
Population Projections: 2002 — 2012
to increase by 38,600 persons from 2002 325,000

to 2012. The county is projected to post
the fourth-fastest growth rate (+14.7%) 300,000

among the state’s 21 counties and well 275,000

above projected statewide growth (+8.1%).
250,000

225,000

200,000
2002* 2007** 2012**
*estimate **projection

Gloucester County ∑ By age group, the largest and fastest popu-
Projections for Select Age Groups: 2002 — 2012 lation gains are projected for 45-to-65-
100,000
year olds (+19,600 or +31.0%) and for per-
80,000
sons over 65 (+8,900 or +29.3%). The popu-
60,000 lation of older residents in the county is
40,000
likely to grow as current residents age and
as more age-restricted housing develop-
20,000
ments are built.
0
0-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65+

2002* 2012**
*estimate **projection

∑ By 2012, Gloucester County is projected Gloucester County
to become more racially diverse as minor- Projected Population Growth
by Race, 2002 - 2012
ity populations post more rapid gains than 70

whites. Although the white population is 60
projected to increase at a slower rate 50
(+11.1%) than other racial groups, it will
Percent

40
grow by 25,700 and account for 66.5 per-
30
cent of the gain. “Other races” includes
20
Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native and
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. 10

0
White Black Other Races Multi-Racial

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 11
Industry Projections
Gloucester County, 2002 - 2012
Ten Industries with the Greatest Employment Growth
Change: 2002-2012
2002 2012 Percent
Industry Title Jobs Jobs Number Total Annual
Administrative and support services 5,200 7,550 2,300 44.2 3.6
Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods 3,800 5,850 2,000 53.0 4.2
Food services and drinking places 6,200 7,500 1,250 20.3 1.8
Local government educational services 8,650 9,900 1,250 14.2 1.3
Professional and technical services 3,750 4,950 1,200 32.1 2.7
Merchant wholesalers, durable goods 3,600 4,800 1,150 32.4 2.8
Nursing and residential care facilities 2,650 3,650 1,000 36.8 3.1
Specialty trade contractors 4,250 5,150 900 21.7 1.9
Ambulatory health care services 3,300 4,200 900 27.5 2.4
Personal and laundry services 1,350 1,850 500 37.8 3.2
Note: Employment data are rounded to the nearest fifty. Percentages and percent changes are based on unrounded data.

∑ According to the industry projections for 2002 to 2012, Gloucester County’s employ-
ment is projected to rise by 18.6 percent, the highest of New Jersey’s 21 counties. By
2012, the county is expected to add 17,800 jobs.

∑ The industries with the largest projected gains are administrative and support ser-
vices (+2,300) and merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods (+2,000). It is likely that
much of the projected increase in administrative and support services will be for
workers hired through employment agencies as companies add temporary staff. Most
of the additional positions at nondurable goods merchant wholesalers will probably be
employed in warehouses.

Gloucester County, 2002 - 2012
Industries with the Greatest Employment Declines
Change: 2002-2012
2002 2012 Percent
Industry Title Jobs Jobs Number Total Annual
General merchandise stores 2,950 2,550 -400 -13.7 -1.5
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 1,100 850 -250 -23.8 -2.8
Food manufacturing 1,100 1,000 -150 -11.7 -1.2
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 700 550 -150 -19.6 -2.2
Paper manufacturing 150 100 -50 -37.8 -4.9
Machinery manufacturing 700 600 -50 -10.4 -1.1
Publishing industries, except Internet 500 450 -50 -8.1 -0.9
Postal service 1,050 1,000 -50 -5.7 -0.6
State government, excl. hospitals & schools 550 550 -50 -4.7 -0.5
Note: Employment data are rounded to the nearest fifty. Percentages and percent changes are based on unrounded data.

∑ Employment at general merchandise stores is project to decline by 400 because con-
sumers are shopping less frequently in department stores. As a whole, the county’s
manufacturing industries are projected to lose 300 jobs or 3.0 percent of its 2002
employment, with the largest losses expected at plants that manufacture computer
and electronics products (-250) and in food manufacturing (-150). Manufacturing em-
ployment is likely to decline as production is consolidated or shifted to lower-cost
locations.
12 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Projected Occupational Demand
Gloucester County
Occupations With The Most Projected Job Openings, 2002-2012
2004
Annual Average Job Openings Annual Skill
1 2
Occupation Total Growth Replacements Wage Level Outlook
Cashiers 250 50 200 $17,860 Low Good
Retail Salespersons 240 60 180 24,690 Low Good
Child Care Workers 140 60 80 16,990 Low Good
Combined Food Preparation and Serving
Workers, Including Fast Food 130 50 80 15,940 Low Good
Waiters and Waitresses 120 40 80 15,420 Low Good
Elementary School Teachers, Except
Special Education 80 20 50 50,030 High Good
Office Clerks, General 80 30 50 24,730 Low Good
Carpenters 70 40 30 52,160 Moderate Average
Customer Service Representatives 70 40 20 29,870 Low Good
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 70 40 30 38,200 Low Good
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 70 0 70 23,070 Low Good
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and
Material Movers, Hand 70 20 50 23,530 Low Good
Registered Nurses 60 30 30 56,670 High Good
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 60 40 30 55,680 High Average
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and
Manufacturing 60 40 30 56,650 Low Good
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and
Housekeeping Cleaners 60 30 30 23,480 Low Good
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and
Auditing Clerks 50 20 30 31,820 Low Good
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical,
and Executive 50 10 40 31,880 Low Good
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 50 40 20 22,830 Moderate Good
Teacher Assistants 50 30 20 18,740 Low Good
1. "Growth" and "Replacements" may not add to "Total" due to rounding.

2. High Skills: Associate's degree or higher.
Moderate Skills: Long-term on-the-job training, work experience or post secondary/vocational/technical training.
Low Skills: Short-term or moderate-term on-the-job training, including up to 12 months of on-the-job experience and informal training.

∑ Gloucester County is projected to have 4,460 job openings per year through 2012.
The county’s top 20 ranked occupations by annual job openings are anticipated to
account for 41.0 percent of all annual job openings.
∑ Jobs with high educational or training requirements are projected to have 4,600 job
openings over the 2002-2012 period. Top-ranked jobs with high skill requirements
include elementary school teacher (80 average annual job openings) and registered
nurse (60). New jobs are expected to be added in both occupations as the county’s
population and infrastructure expands. Additionally, a number of these openings will
be for replacements to fill job vacancies created as employees retire or change occu-
pations.

Gloucester County Community Fact Book 13
Labor Force Projections
∑ From 2002 to 2012, Gloucester County’s Gloucester County
labor force is projected to grow by 21,700 Projected Labor Force Growth
by Race, 2002 - 2012
or 15.9 percent (10.5% statewide). By race,
Other Races
the largest gains will be made by whites Multi-Racial
2.3% 7.3%
(69.3%) and blacks (21.1%). In 2012, whites
are expected to make up 86.5 percent of
Black
the county’s labor force and blacks will con- 21.1%
stitute most of the remainder (10.1%).
White
69.3%
Note: Multi-racial refers to persons that
are of two or more races. “Other races”
includes Asian, American Indian/Alaska
Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Is-
lander.

Gloucester County
∑ Hispanics are projected to account for 13.8
Projected Labor Force Growth by percent of the labor force increase (3,000
Hispanic Origin, 2002 - 2012 persons). In 2012, Hispanics are likely to
constitute 4.1 percent of the county’s la-
Hispanic bor force, up from 2.5 percent in 2002.
13.8%

Non-Hispanic
86.2%

∑ By sex, the county’s labor force increase Gloucester County
through 2012 is projected to be nearly Projected Labor Force Growth by
evenly divided between males (50.5%) and Gender, 2002 - 2012
females (49.5%).

50.5% Female
Male 49.5%

14 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development