jersey city Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 13,398 8.1 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 47,155 28.6 % 32.6 %
Some College 24,742 15.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 49,215 29.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 30,547 18.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 142,114 86.1 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 70,975 43.0 % 43.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 264,277 - -
19 years old and under 60,393 22.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 119,967 45.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 57,787 21.9 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 26,130 9.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 110,680 60.8 % 84.6 %
Spanish 59,223 32.5 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 12,205 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 42,856 42.1 % 33.5 %
Married 44,943 44.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 3,860 3.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 10,107 9.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 113,410 - -
Occupied Housing Units 101,755 89.7 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 11,655 10.3 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,042 7.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 8,525 7.5 % 5.8 %
2-Units 26,271 23.2 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 15,170 13.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 12,217 10.8 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 7,908 7.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 34,909 30.8 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 142 0.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 226 0.2 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 7,528 6.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 8,070 7.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 7,614 6.7 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 6,599 5.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 18,594 16.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 46,725 41.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 23,228 20.5 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 5,476 4.8 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 69,620 61.4 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 1,456 1.3 % 4.1 %
Coal 49 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 653 0.6 % 0.4 %
None 1,273 1.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 93,626 36.6 % 75.5 %
African-American 60,304 23.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 1,317 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 64,310 25.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 35,957 14.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 59,485 55,775
Median Family Income 61,696 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 33,901 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 60.00 %
  • Temperature 82.29 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.9 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.26
    [CDD] 8.76
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.21 %
6.0 0.04 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com