Nationwide Claims to Fame

West New York is 3rd out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

West New York is 11th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

West New York is 16th out of 6,406 other cities in Foreign born residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

West New York is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

West New York is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

West New York is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

West New York is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

West New York is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

West New York is 4th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

West New York is 12th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

West New York is 16th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

West New York is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

West New York is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

West New York, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 51,464 16th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.0 247th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 49,362.5 3rd 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.4% 29th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.0% 186th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 172nd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 69.6% 248th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.3% 172nd 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 62.0% 205th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.6% 125th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 2nd 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.0% 114th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 184th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.6% 4th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 78.1% 3rd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 13.2% 248th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 50.4% 210th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 59.9% 2nd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 20,018 16th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 90.6% 3rd 35.9% 25.9%
Households 18,331 16th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 21.2% 254th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $363,300 118th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 134th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $24,662 218th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $44,640 235th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.0% 21st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
West New York Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,410 12th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $270,169 51st $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,911 133rd $14,453 $12,990

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