Statewide Claims to Fame

Trenton is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Trenton is 6th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

Trenton is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Trenton is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Trenton is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Trenton is 17th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Trenton is 17th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Trenton is 19th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Trenton is 20th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Trenton, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 84,477 6th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.7 32nd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 11,102.6 20th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 19th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.1% 75th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.8% 237th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 70.9% 246th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 10.9% 249th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 26.6% 251st 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 52.0% 5th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 25th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 232nd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 35th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.1% 29th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 33.7% 31st 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 13.5% 247th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.4% 248th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 23.1% 91st 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 33,035 6th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 41.0% 75th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 28,285 7th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.1% 224th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $126,400 253rd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.9 74th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $17,902 247th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $37,219 243rd $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.6% 12th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Trenton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,648 17th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $402,335 25th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,875 147th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $66,162 17th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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