Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Jersey City is 262,075. Jersey City, New Jersey is the 80th largest city in the US.
Jersey City is located entirely in Hudson County.
The peak population of Jersey City was in 1930, when its population was 316,715. In 1930, Jersey City was the 23rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 80th largest city in the US. Jersey City is currently 17.3% smaller than it was in 1930.
Jersey City has grown 9.1% since the 2000. Jersey City, New Jersey's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
No, Jersey City is the second largest city in the state of New Jersey based on population. The biggest city, Newark, is 1.1x bigger than Jersey City.
The total voting age population of Jersey City, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 153,897. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.1% of the residents of Jersey City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jersey City are 35.9% White, 25.1% Asian, 22.9% Black, 11.8% Other, 3.8% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 28.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jersey City, 17.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.7% of families are below the poverty line in Jersey City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.5% of Jersey City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.6% of Jersey City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 47.5% have a bachelor's degree and 19.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jersey City residents aged 5 and older, 53.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 23.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 14.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 11.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jersey City is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jersey City, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jersey City is $70,752.
In Jersey City, 29.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 70.9% of housing units in Jersey City.
Of all the housing units in Jersey City, 36.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Jersey City, 19.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 22,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jersey City is $1,401.
In Jersey City, 85.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|73||Newark, New Jersey||282,011||3.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||278,993||47.7%|
|75||Chula Vista, California||274,492||56.3%|
|77||Fort Wayne, Indiana||270,402||6.4%|
|78||St. Petersburg, Florida||265,351||6.6%|
|80||Jersey City, New Jersey||262,075||9.1%|
|86||Buffalo, New York||255,284||-12.6%|
|89||North Las Vegas, Nevada||251,974||113.5%|
|90||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||247,945||22.6%|
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