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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Kearny NJ General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||41,664||8,899,339|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||40,684||8,791,909|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.4%||1.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||40,684||8,791,894|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.5%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||20.7%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||10.7%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||48.5%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||73.6%||68.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||5.4%||13.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||4.4%||8.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.6%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||39.9%||17.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||48.7%||59.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||87.9%||90.1%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||40.8%||21.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||65.7%||30.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||80.5%||88.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||20.0%||35.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,443||437,652|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||29.3||30.4|
|Housing units, 2010 ||14,180||3,553,562|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||46.1%||65.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||67.3%||36.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$331,300||$327,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||13,578||3,186,418|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.96||2.71|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$25,936||$36,027|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$61,782||$71,629|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||10.3%||10.4%|
|Business Attributes||Kearny||New Jersey|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,456||781,622|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||7.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||5.5%||8.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||26.2%||8.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.7%||27.3% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||552,872||116,608,094|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,154,218||233,413,004|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||443,370||124,813,580|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$12,042||$14,453|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||34,846||19,993,613|
|Geographic Attributes||Kearny||New Jersey|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||8.78||7,354.22|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,636.4||1,195.5|
|FIPS Code ||36510||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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