jersey city Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 11,444 7.1 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 41,947 26.1 % 32.8 %
Some College 26,767 16.6 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 48,507 30.2 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 32,177 20.0 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 137,037 85.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 71,253 44.3 % 44.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 262,146 - -
19 years old and under 59,827 22.8 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 120,467 46.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 56,924 21.7 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 24,928 9.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 113,741 64.1 % 84.8 %
Spanish 54,612 30.8 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 9,095 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 44,758 44.4 % 33.2 %
Married 42,366 42.1 % 50.6 %
Separated 3,986 4.0 % 2.6 %
Divorced 9,629 9.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 110,896 - -
Occupied Housing Units 98,873 89.2 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 12,023 10.8 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,479 7.6 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 8,156 7.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 24,623 22.2 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 13,665 12.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 12,647 11.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 7,795 7.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 35,412 31.9 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 119 0.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 8,314 7.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,290 4.8 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 8,714 7.9 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 8,517 7.7 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 18,882 17.0 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 41,482 37.4 % 13.1 %
Electric 19,014 17.1 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 6,992 6.3 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 68,813 62.1 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 2,461 2.2 % 4.2 %
Solar 61 0.1 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 338 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 1,194 1.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 93,409 36.5 % 75.7 %
African-American 68,555 26.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 477 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 66,351 25.9 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 27,271 10.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 60,497 53,657
Median Family Income 64,588 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 32,894 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 44.72 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.56 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 28.62
    [CDD] 0
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
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