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Health Statistics and Analysis - Burlington County

Burlington County 7%
Atlantic County 13%
Camden County 10%
Mercer County 11%
Monmouth County 8%
Ocean County 9%

Seven percent of Burlington County adult residents do not have adequate health insurance coverage. Comparatively, this is much lower than the New Jersey state-average of 11 percent. . Among its immediate neighbors, Atlantic County has the highest uninsured rate of 13%, surpassing the state average, while Monmouth County is the second lowest.

Statewide, Hunterdon County has the most significant proportion of inhabitants with adequate health insurance coverage, with just 6% of its residents lacking coverage, while Passaic County has the highest number of uninsured (≈17%).

At least 4 health insurance companies offer affordable and frequently subsidized ACA health insurance to the residents of Burlington County, on and off the state-operated New Jersey’s official health insurance marketplace.

Health Problems

Around 15% of adults in Burlington County report problems with health:

Health Factors % of Population
Adults who smoke 16%
Higher than average alcohol consumption 20%
Lack sufficient sleep 37%

In addition to this, 25% of Burlington County residents are not physically active on a daily basis, which is one of the reasons why more than 30% of the county's adults are deemed obese (with a BMI of 30 or more).

Burlington County’s obesity rate is higher than the New Jersey average of 26%, with its neighboring counties following the same trend:

Burlington County 30%
Atlantic County 30%
Camden County 29%
Mercer County 31%
Monmouth County 29%
Ocean County 28%
State Average 26%


In 2022, 93,324 Burlington County residents were enrolled in Medicare.

Burlington County Medicare Utilization:

MEDICARE PLAN TYPE Usage Among Eligible Users
Original Medicare 62%
Medicare Advantage 38%
Original Medicare Part A and Part B 51%
Medicare Advantage and Other Health Plan Part A and Part B Beneficiaries 38%
Medicare Part D (Medigap) 86%
Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan 58%
Source: Data.CMS.gov

Health Insurance Analysis

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Driving Statistics and Analysis - Burlington County

In 2022 there were an estimated 308,386 registered vehicles in Burlington County, which represents nearly 5% of all private and commercial vehicles registered in New Jersey.

Around 81% of Burlington County’s adults who drive to and from their place of work - drive by themselves and over 43% of those drivers are behind the wheel for more than an hour a day.

Motor Vehicle Crashes in Burlington County

Motor vehicle fatalities in Burlington County statistically occur at a rate of 9 per 100,000 vehicles on the road. Approximately 1 in 5 of motor vehicle fatalities in Burlington County are caused by alcohol-impaired driving.

Per the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), in 2020, there were 8,888 crashes recorded in Burlington County, and according to the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), 40 of those incidents were fatal incidents that led to 42 deaths.

Burlington County - Auto Insurance Analysis

Over 308 thousand vehicles registered in Burlington County need insurance coverage

Auto Insurance Required in Burlington County

Liability Coverage Pays damages for causing the accident
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Pays your and your passenger's medical expenses
Uninsured Motorist Coverage Protects the insured in an accident with uninsured or underinsured vehicle
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Residential Property Statistics and Analysis - Burlington County

Burlington County 75% 25%
Atlantic County 67% 33%
Camden County 66% 34%
Mercer County 64% 36%
Monmouth County 74% 26%
Ocean County 80% 20%
State Average 64% 36%

Most (64%) of the residential real estate in New Jersey is inhabited by its owners. Burlington County’s estimated 182,017 housing unit market follows this trend, with nearly 75% of the real estate being occupied by its owners. All of Burlington County’s peers also have the majority of its residential real estate occupied by its owners with Ocean County leading at 80%, while Mercer County offers the highest portion of its housing market for rent.

Throughout New Jersey, Hunterdon County has the highest proportion of owner-occupied homes (≈84%), while Hudson County has the most rental units (≈68%).

Roughly 15% of housing units in Burlington County experience housing problems, overcrowding, substandard plumbing, or kitchen issues. In 13% of homes, residents spend more than 50% of their income on housing.

Burlington County Housing Insurance Analysis

Over 182 thousand housing units in Burlington County need insurance coverage:
≈ 137,000 Homeowner

Occupied Dwellings

HOMEOWNERS Insurance At a minimum, all owners of residential properties should have property insurance to protect the underlying financial investment from possible loss or damage.
CONDO Insurance
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Insurance (for multi-unit properties)
≈ 45,000 Rental Units LANDLORDS Insurance Landlords obtain insurance which covers the property itself and from the possible liability claims arising from the tenants and their guests.

If you rent out your home, basic homeowners insurance is not enough.

RENTERS Insurance in Evesham Township Tenants buy renters insurance coverage to protect their belongings from possible damage or loss while residing in a rented space. Average renters’ insurance is inexpensive and usually covers the tenant's property from theft and damages caused by fire, smoke, water, and vandalism.

Most landlords in Burlington County require Renters insurance as a condition of the lease.

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Commerce and Insurance in Burlington County

Largest Job-Creating Sectors in Burlington County
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Educational Services

Burlington County is home to more than 10 thousand business establishments, each with varying commercial insurance needs.

Commercial Insurance Analysis

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End of Life Statistics and Analysis - Burlington County

NEIGHBORING COUNTY Average Life Expectancy
Burlington County 79.1
Atlantic County 76.7
Camden County 76.7
Mercer County 79.3
Monmouth County 79.8
Ocean County 78.5

On average, Burlington County residents live for 79.1 years, which is a bit shorter than the average life expectancy in the State of New Jersey (79.5 years). The life expectancy of the majority of Burlington County’s neighbors is comparable with the state average. On the other hand, Atlantic County and Camden County post the shortest life spans, nearly 3 years less.

The longest average life expectancy in New Jersey is recorded in Hunterdon County (83.2), while the shortest is in Salem County at 74 years.

In 2022, there were approximately 79,600 seniors (65 and older) residing in Burlington County.

Life Insurance Facts

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Funeral Expenses Statistics and Analysis in Burlington County

The average funeral expense cost in Burlington County is around $6,900, which is the same as the New Jersey State average. Among its neighbors, Mercer County usually has the most costly funerals at an average of $8,000, followed by Monmouth County ($7,500), and Camden County ($7,100). On the other hand, Atlantic County and Ocean County’s $6,800 average is usually the most cost-effective.

Across the state, Salem County funeral homes tend to be the lowest-priced, while Cape May County funeral homes typically charge the most - $5,300 vs. $8,300.

Life Insurance Analysis

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Most Common Life Insurance in Burlington County

Typical Use Life Insurance Policy Type
Burial Insurance

(Death Benefit of up to $50,000)

Term Life
Final Expense Insurance
Death benefit of over $50,000 - $500,000 at the lowest cost Term Life
Lifelong protection, Retirement Planning, Living Benefits, Cash Value accumulation, Tax-free access to CV, and Death Benefit Indexed Universal Life (IUL)