Jersey City, NJ
Demographic Data



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Jersey City Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Jersey City Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
270,753

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.70
5 To 17 13.17
18 To 24 8.90
25 To 34 22.58
35 To 54 27.95
55 To 64 9.60
65 Years And Over 10.09

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 86.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 44.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Jersey City 36453 31178.615581999547 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Jersey City 62739 29018.909560813154 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.7%

Employment Industries in Jersey City

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 12.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 12.2
Finance 11.3
Retail 10.5
Transportation 8.2
Education 7.5
Accommodation 6.7
Manufacturing 5.4
Administration 4.5
Other 4.0
Information Technology 3.5
Construction 3.2
Wholesale 3.0
Public Service 2.9
Arts 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 20.9
Black Or African American 22.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 25.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 28.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 4.6
Irish 4.1
German 2.8
Egyptian 2.2
Polish 1.9
English 1.4
Guyanese 1.1
Russian 0.9
Haitian 0.9
Jamaican 0.7
African 0.7
French 0.5
Kenyan 0.5
Ukrainian 0.4
Greek 0.4
Moroccan 0.4
Other Arab 0.4
Scottish 0.3
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.3
European 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 47.0
Spanish 23.0
Langs. of India 8.3
Tagalog 4.8
Chinese 3.2
Arabic 3.0
Other Asian languages 1.9
French 1.6
African languages 1.3
Urdu 1.1
French Creole 0.9
Korean 0.8
Vietnamese 0.7
Polish 0.4
Slavic languages 0.4
Italian 0.3
Russian 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2

Foreign Born Jersey City Residents:
0.0%