New Jersey sees increase in percent of multigenerational households

    In Camden County, more than 5 percent of households are home to three or more generations. In Gloucester County, it’s 4.86 percent; in Salem County, it’s 4.4 percent.

    The numbers indicate a more than 10 percent statewide increase since the 2000 Census of households that have at least three generations of people living in them. Overall, as the Star-Ledger reports, there are 159,323 multigenerational households in the Garden State, based on 2010 Census Data. That’s 5 percent of all households in the state.

    Check out this chart to see what your county looks like. Passaic County has the largest percentage at nearly 8 percent, and Hunterdon County has the smallest at 2.41 percent.

     

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