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Port Jervis, NY
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Port Jervis profile

Living in Port Jervis

Port Jervis is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,625 people and five associated neighborhoods, Port Jervis is the 204th largest community in New York. Port Jervis has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Port Jervis rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.78% of adults 25 and older in Port Jervis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Port Jervis in 2022 was $24,106, which is low income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,424 for a family of four. However, Port Jervis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Port Jervis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Port Jervis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port Jervis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Port Jervis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Port Jervis include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Port Jervis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.