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Area Code 551 Detailed Profile

Area Code 551 Summary
Area code 551 is assigned to New Jersey
Latitude: 40.837833
Longitude: -74.095253
Population: 262,959
Area: 34.14 sq. miles
Land: 33.46 sq. miles
Water: 0.68 sq. miles
Population Density: 7,858.84 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 21.4 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 551 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Jersey City (240,055)
   
Cities with population over 50,000
Bayonne (61,842)
Union City (80,589)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Hackensack (42,677)
Kearny (40,548)
Ramsey (14,379)
Wyckoff (16,508)

Area Code 551 Demographics

Area Code 551 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male129,82549.37 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female133,13450.63 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.98-0.940.96
Total Population262,959100.00 %--
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Area Code 551 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years16,6436.33 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years16,4986.27 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years15,9626.07 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years15,5285.91 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years17,8786.80 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years46,33617.62 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years44,70917.00 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years34,17713.00 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years12,3424.69 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years10,1843.87 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years16,9246.44 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years11,7734.48 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over4,0051.52 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.0-38.237.7
18 years and over204,31177.70 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
99,92938.00 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
104,38239.70 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over195,18674.23 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over38,50014.64 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over32,70212.44 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
12,8944.90 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
19,8087.53 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Area Code 551 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race250,88495.41 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
182,20469.29 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
19,3807.37 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
9900.38 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
14,0455.34 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
4,5831.74 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
3,1241.19 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
2,7531.05 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
6240.24 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
1,8370.70 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
1600.06 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
9640.37 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1570.06 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
240.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
120.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
140.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
1070.04 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
34,10812.97 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)95,42436.29 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
4,4161.68 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
16,5616.30 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
13,2125.02 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
61,23523.29 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino167,53563.71 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Area Code 551 Social Profile

Area Code 551 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school65,221100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
5,1137.84 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3,5445.43 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
26,51040.65 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
14,56322.33 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
15,49123.75 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Area Code 551 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over180,961100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
22,01012.16 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
24,94413.78 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
51,45928.44 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
134,00774.05 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
28,03315.49 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
7,0733.91 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
29,29816.19 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
47,44226.22 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
18,14410.03 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Area Code 551 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported280,896100.00 %--
Arab4,0731.45 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech1,1030.39 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish4000.14 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch2,7360.97 %1.24 %1.58 %
English7,2182.57 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2,2170.79 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian4860.17 %0.31 %0.85 %
German15,7595.61 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek1,5640.56 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian1,5030.54 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish30,93911.01 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian36,59613.03 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1,1730.42 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian6880.24 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish18,3526.53 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese5,2941.88 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian3,6531.30 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,6360.58 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish2,4510.87 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak1,2760.45 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1,6650.59 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish9130.33 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss4540.16 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1,5740.56 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American7,2082.57 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh5530.20 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,5880.92 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries126,82445.15 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Area Code 551 Economy

Area Code 551 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over210,552100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
102,80948.83 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
107,74351.17 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
129,30061.41 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
70,33054.39 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
58,97045.61 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
129,24061.38 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
119,59256.80 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
9,6484.58 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.46 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
600.03 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
81,25238.59 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers100,21183.79 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers13,99711.70 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,1824.33 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2020.17 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Area Code 551 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations40,10533.53 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations16,89614.13 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations34,32528.70 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations880.07 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8,6487.23 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,53016.33 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Area Code 551 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining860.07 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction5,8194.87 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing15,42612.90 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade6,8965.77 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade12,26110.25 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,8568.24 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information4,9884.17 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,31810.30 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services13,25011.08 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services21,19117.72 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8,3386.97 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)5,5774.66 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration3,5863.00 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 551 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households100,227100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
9,8179.79 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
5,7935.78 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
11,38111.36 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
12,20512.18 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
15,58215.55 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
18,11118.07 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
11,16611.14 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
9,3029.28 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3,3953.39 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3,4753.47 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$62,254.14-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.54-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$24,496.00-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Area Code 551 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over116,457100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
64,24955.17 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
14,26212.25 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
25,99122.32 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
8,5777.36 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
1,1540.99 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2,2241.91 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.4285 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 551 Housing

Area Code 551 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units104,014100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
100,15796.29 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
38,58237.09 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
61,57559.20 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
3,8573.71 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
3520.34 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.97 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.86 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.66-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.30-2.352.45
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Area Code 551 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units103,982100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
21,43220.61 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
4,1674.01 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
23,17722.29 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
14,32413.78 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
9,6589.29 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
8,1677.85 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
22,88922.01 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1440.14 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
240.02 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Area Code 551 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units103,982100.00 %--
1 room
4,7094.53 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
8,4148.09 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
20,05219.28 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
21,23220.42 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
18,68117.97 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
12,87312.38 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
6,3656.12 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
4,9434.75 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
6,7136.46 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.9-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units100,127100.00 %--
1.00 or less
90,25090.14 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
5,5995.59 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
4,2784.27 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Area Code 551 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas65,17962.68 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,2962.21 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity14,78414.22 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.16,80016.16 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke130.01 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood80.01 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel5300.51 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used5170.50 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Area Code 551 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units20,671100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1460.71 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
7933.84 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,74418.11 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
4,95023.95 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
4,28820.74 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
4,77023.08 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1,8649.02 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
1160.56 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Area Code 551 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage14,30669.21 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
190.09 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1100.53 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
6543.16 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
3,33616.14 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
4,20520.34 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
5,98228.94 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged6,36530.79 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent5,46226.42 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent3,07514.88 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent2,96114.32 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent2,21110.70 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1,6297.88 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more5,24125.35 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed920.45 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Area Code 551 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units61,575100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2,3533.82 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,3792.24 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
5,9999.74 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
21,69035.23 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
18,42829.93 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
7,20511.70 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
3,4585.62 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,0631.73 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)6,81211.06 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent12,24319.88 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent9,37215.22 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent8,21813.35 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent6,56410.66 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent4,6357.53 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more17,75828.84 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed2,7854.52 %5.68 %7.77 %

Area Code 551 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None25,25124.28 %11.75 %9.57 %
143,04541.40 %32.21 %31.22 %
224,33723.41 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more7,4947.21 %13.57 %15.45 %
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