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Jersey City Summary
Jersey City is located in New Jersey
Latitude: 40.726086
Longitude: -74.061820
Population: 240,055
Area: 15.28 sq. miles
Land: 15.20 sq. miles
Water: 0.08 sq. miles
Population Density: 15,793.74 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 21.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 201, 908, 973, 551
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Jersey City Demographics

Jersey City Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male117,14448.80 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female122,91151.20 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.940.96
Total Population240,055100.00 %--
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Jersey City Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years16,6316.93 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years17,3217.22 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years16,3836.82 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years15,5426.47 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years19,0947.95 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years46,54119.39 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years37,79915.75 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years28,26811.78 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years10,4634.36 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years8,5753.57 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years12,5345.22 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years8,0993.37 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over2,8051.17 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)32.1-38.237.7
18 years and over180,65275.25 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
86,87736.19 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
93,77539.06 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over170,62171.08 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over28,27011.78 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over23,4389.76 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
8,8673.69 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
14,5716.07 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Jersey City Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race226,04494.16 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
81,63734.01 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
67,99428.32 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,0710.45 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
38,88116.20 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
12,9735.40 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
3,6001.50 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
15,8606.61 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
4040.17 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
1,4280.59 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
1,6020.67 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
3,0141.26 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1810.08 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
290.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
330.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
280.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
910.04 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
36,28015.11 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)67,95228.31 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
2,4951.04 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
29,77712.40 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
1,8600.77 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
33,82014.09 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino172,10371.69 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Jersey City Social Profile

Jersey City School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school67,945100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
3,9335.79 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3,4605.09 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
28,84542.45 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
13,86920.41 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
17,83826.25 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Jersey City Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over155,460100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
16,43510.57 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
26,19016.85 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
39,72025.55 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
112,83572.58 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
24,80115.95 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
5,6383.63 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
28,20018.14 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
42,67627.45 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
14,4769.31 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Jersey City Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported227,149100.00 %--
Arab6,7642.98 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech2510.11 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish2340.10 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch6160.27 %1.24 %1.58 %
English2,6051.15 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,0810.48 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian2340.10 %0.31 %0.85 %
German6,4762.85 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek1,0110.45 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian6380.28 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish13,5435.96 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian15,7316.93 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1420.06 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian4080.18 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish7,2153.18 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese3750.17 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian1,6530.73 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish5230.23 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish8000.35 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak3650.16 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African5,3422.35 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish4090.18 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss1500.07 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian6820.30 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American4,5131.99 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh2200.10 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5,7692.54 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries149,39965.77 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Jersey City Economy

Jersey City Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over186,834100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
89,54747.93 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
97,28752.07 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
114,99261.55 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
60,80852.88 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
54,18447.12 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
114,90961.50 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
103,44855.37 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
11,4616.13 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-9.97 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
830.04 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
71,84238.45 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers85,11682.28 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers14,66414.18 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,4483.33 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2200.21 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Jersey City Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations34,11132.97 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations16,43615.89 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations31,50230.45 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations810.08 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,3135.14 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations16,00515.47 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Jersey City Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining710.07 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction2,9382.84 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing9,8929.56 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade5,0534.88 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade11,12010.75 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities10,3299.98 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information4,8234.66 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing12,60012.18 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services11,83411.44 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services18,81018.18 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,4017.15 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)4,2524.11 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration4,3254.18 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Jersey City Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households88,617100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
13,00214.67 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
6,1886.98 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
10,56711.92 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
11,43712.91 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
13,75915.53 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
15,33517.30 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
8,1749.22 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
6,5237.36 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,8512.09 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1,7812.01 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$43,446.83-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.56-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$16,960.82-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Jersey City Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over100,750100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
36,63936.37 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,39313.29 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
39,83539.54 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
8,0798.02 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
9930.99 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
1,8111.80 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.6666 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Jersey City Housing

Jersey City Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units93,648100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
88,63294.64 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
24,97826.67 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
63,65467.97 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
5,0165.36 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
2800.30 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.87 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.18 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.80-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.47-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units93,648100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
7,7928.32 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
6,9927.47 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
23,83025.45 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
13,48714.40 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
11,28612.05 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
7,5158.02 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
22,66324.20 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
320.03 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
510.05 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Jersey City Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units93,648100.00 %--
1 room
4,7045.02 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
9,54810.20 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
19,60120.93 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
21,21822.66 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
19,07120.36 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
10,03810.72 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,3873.62 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,9332.06 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
4,1484.43 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.0-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units88,632100.00 %--
1.00 or less
77,23287.14 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
6,7307.59 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
4,6705.27 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Jersey City Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas54,69758.41 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,8693.06 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity12,28213.12 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.17,06418.22 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood60.01 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy70.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel6300.67 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,0771.15 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Jersey City Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units9,720100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2822.90 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
2,58226.56 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
4,00641.21 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,97420.31 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
6486.67 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1761.81 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
480.49 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
40.04 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Jersey City Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage6,89370.92 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
70.07 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
360.37 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1301.34 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
8308.54 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,58826.63 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2,26823.33 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,03410.64 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged2,82729.08 %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 percent2,30623.72 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,39214.32 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,35613.95 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,10111.33 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent7637.85 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more2,61826.93 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed1841.89 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Jersey City Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units63,605100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
4,0576.38 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2,4043.78 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
7,88412.40 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
24,21538.07 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
14,26222.42 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
6,1649.69 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
3,6385.72 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
9811.54 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)5,0017.86 %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 percent13,41321.09 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent9,35314.70 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent7,69312.09 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent6,42710.10 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent4,5487.15 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more18,91729.74 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed3,2545.12 %5.68 %7.77 %

Jersey City Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None36,05038.50 %11.75 %9.57 %
136,91039.41 %32.21 %31.22 %
212,22413.05 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more3,4483.68 %13.57 %15.45 %
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