Jersey City, NJ
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Jersey City NJ General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Demographics||Jersey City||New Jersey|
|Population, 2013 estimate ||257,342||8,899,339|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||247,643||8,791,909|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||3.9%||1.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||247,597||8,791,894|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.1%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||21.1%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||9.0%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.6%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||32.7%||68.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||25.8%||13.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||23.7%||8.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||4.4%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||27.6%||17.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||21.5%||59.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||85.2%||90.1%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||39.0%||21.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||52.1%||30.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||84.8%||88.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||42.0%||35.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||6,277||437,652|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||35.2||30.4|
|Housing units, 2010 ||108,720||3,553,562|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||30.0%||65.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||83.9%||36.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$328,100||$327,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||96,239||3,186,418|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.59||2.71|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$32,751||$36,027|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$58,206||$71,629|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||18.4%||10.4%|
|Business Attributes||Jersey City||New Jersey|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||20,193||781,622|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||16.0%||7.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||21.6%||8.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||17.0%||8.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||28.7%||27.3% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||745,255||116,608,094|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||3,264,525||233,413,004|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||2,210,063||124,813,580|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$9,259||$14,453|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||324,779||19,993,613|
|Geographic Attributes||Jersey City||New Jersey|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||14.79||7,354.22|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||16,736.3||1,195.5|
|FIPS Code ||36000||34|
|Counties ||Hudson County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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