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Bayonne is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 65,975 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Bayonne is the 15th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Bayonne was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Housing costs in Bayonne are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bayonne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bayonne is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bayonne who work in office and administrative support (17.21%), sales jobs (9.28%) and management occupations (8.24%).
Also of interest is that Bayonne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Bayonne is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Bayonne a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Bayonne is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Bayonne is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bayonne, the average commute to work is 32.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly city. Many of Bayonne’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Bayonne is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Bayonne, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Bayonne citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.59% of adults in Bayonne have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bayonne in 2010 was $28,595, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,380 for a family of four. However, Bayonne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bayonne is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bayonne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bayonne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bayonne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bayonne include Italian, Irish, Polish, Egyptian and German.
Bayonne also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.88%.
The languages spoken by people in Bayonne are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Bayonne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog and Polish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||25,292|
|BAYONNE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||37.33%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||62.67%|
|TYPE OF BAYONNE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||13.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.88%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||51.99%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.81%|
|SIZE OF BAYONNE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.37%|
|AGE OF BAYONNE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.29%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||16.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||40.65%|
|BAYONNE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$354,925|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,242|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.73%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||2.57%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||8.88%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||27.66%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||33.38%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||13.19%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||9.77%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||0.93%|
|PEOPLE OF BAYONNE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.30%|
|5 TO 17||15.39%|
|18 TO 24||8.67%|
|25 TO 34||14.99%|
|35 TO 54||29.06%|
|55 TO 64||12.75%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.84%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.08%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$55,224|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,595|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||14.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.61%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.83%)
Public Service (5.90%)
Information Technology (2.36%)
Real estate (2.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.20%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.40%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.21%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.72%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.97%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (16.10%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (58.66%)
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