Jersey City, NJ
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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

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
265,549

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.77
5 To 17 13.07
18 To 24 8.57
25 To 34 22.30
35 To 54 27.95
55 To 64 9.77
65 Years And Over 10.58

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.9
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 86.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 46.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Jersey City 38477 32909.763030439106 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Jersey City 65923 30491.617255255675 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.3%

Employment Industries in Jersey City

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 12.7
Healthcare 11.8
Finance 11.1
Retail 10.3
Transportation 7.9
Education 7.8
Accommodation 6.1
Manufacturing 5.5
Administration 4.6
Other 4.0
Information Technology 3.8
Construction 3.5
Wholesale 3.0
Public Service 2.9
Arts 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 21.0
Black Or African American 21.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 24.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 29.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 4.5
Irish 4.4
German 2.8
Polish 2.1
Egyptian 2.0
English 1.4
Guyanese 1.3
Russian 1.0
Haitian 0.9
African 0.8
Jamaican 0.7
Kenyan 0.6
French 0.6
Ukrainian 0.4
Moroccan 0.4
Nigerian 0.4
European 0.4
Eastern European 0.3
Greek 0.3
Scottish 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 46.6
Spanish 23.6
Langs. of India 8.6
Tagalog 4.4
Chinese 3.0
Arabic 2.8
Other Asian languages 1.9
French 1.6
African languages 1.4
Urdu 1.1
French Creole 0.9
Korean 0.8
Vietnamese 0.7
Polish 0.5
Slavic languages 0.4
Portuguese 0.3
Russian 0.3
Italian 0.3
Other Indo-European 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2

Foreign Born Jersey City Residents:
41.4%