|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kearny is 40,370. Kearny, New Jersey is the 983rd largest city in the US.
Kearny is located entirely in Hudson County.
The peak population of Kearny was in 2020, when its population was 41,913. In 2020, Kearny was the 945th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 983rd largest city in the US. Kearny is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Kearny has shrunk 0.3% since the year 2000. Kearny, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Kearny has a population density of 4,636.4 people per square mile.
|761||West New York||52,242||13.6%|
|978||Valley Stream, New York||40,414||11.2%|
|979||Crystal Lake, Illinois||40,411||5.3%|
|980||Lake Oswego, Oregon||40,411||13.1%|
|981||Cedar Falls, Iowa||40,388||11.5%|
|982||New Berlin, Wisconsin||40,375||5.0%|
|983||Kearny, New Jersey||40,370||-0.3%|
|984||Olive Branch, Mississippi||40,276||88.8%|
|985||Pine Bluff, Arkansas||40,244||-26.9%|
|988||Apache Junction, Arizona||39,981||24.6%|
|989||Culver City, California||39,970||2.7%|
The total voting age population of Kearny, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 24,411. The voting age population is 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.3% of the residents of Kearny are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kearny are 66.0% White, 19.3% Other, 5.2% Asian, 4.9% Black, 4.2% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 52.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kearny, 10.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Kearny.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Kearny residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.7% of Kearny residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kearny residents aged 5 and older, 64.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 43.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 16.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kearny is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kearny, 11.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kearny is $70,702.
In Kearny, 46.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.2% of housing units in Kearny.
Of all the housing units in Kearny, 46.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Kearny, 3.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 540 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kearny is $1,304.
In Kearny, 86.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.