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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Demographic Statistics

Jersey City, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

Total population240,055100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male117,14448.8
Female122,91151.2
Under 5 years16,6316.9
5 to 9 years17,3217.2
10 to 14 years16,3836.8
15 to 19 years15,5426.5
20 to 24 years19,0948.0
25 to 34 years46,54119.4
35 to 44 years37,79915.7
45 to 54 years28,26811.8
55 to 59 years10,4634.4
60 to 64 years8,5753.6
65 to 74 years12,5345.2
75 to 84 years8,0993.4
85 years and over2,8051.2
Median age (years)32.4(X)
18 years and over180,65275.3
Male
86,87736.2
Female
93,77539.1
21 years and over170,62171.1
62 years and over28,27011.8
65 years and over23,4389.8
Male
8,8673.7
Female
14,5716.1
RACE
One race226,04494.2
White
81,63734.0
Black or African American
67,99428.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,0710.4
Asian
38,88116.2
Asian Indian
12,9735.4
Chinese
3,6001.5
Filipino
15,8606.6
Japanese
4040.2
Korean
1,4280.6
Vietnamese
1,6020.7

Other Asian 1

3,0141.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1810.1
Native Hawaiian
290.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
330.0
Samoan
280.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

910.0
Some other race
36,28015.1
Two or more races14,0115.8

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White90,38337.7
Black or African American72,08030.0
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3591.0
Asian42,31917.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6040.3
Some other race47,03319.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population240,055100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)67,95228.3
Mexican
2,4951.0
Puerto Rican
29,77712.4
Cuban
1,8600.8
Other Hispanic or Latino
33,82014.1
Not Hispanic or Latino172,10371.7
White alone
56,73623.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population240,055100.0
In households236,67898.6
Householder
88,63236.9
Spouse
32,23613.4
Child
73,19830.5
Own child under 18 years
49,67120.7
Other relatives
26,19710.9
Under 18 years
8,6093.6
Nonrelatives
16,4156.8
Unmarried partner
5,7062.4
In group quarters3,3771.4
Institutionalized population
1,5630.7
Noninstitutionalized population
1,8140.8
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households88,632100.0
Family households (families)55,63662.8
With own children under 18 years
27,56331.1
Married-couple family
32,23636.4
With own children under 18 years
15,63717.6
Female householder, no husband present
17,91220.2
With own children under 18 years
9,91111.2
Nonfamily households32,99637.2
Householder living alone
25,92129.2
Householder 65 years and over
7,2328.2
Households with individuals under 18 years31,83735.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over17,80220.1
Average household size2.67(X)
Average family size3.37(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units93,648100.0
Occupied housing units88,63294.6
Vacant housing units5,0165.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
2800.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.9(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)3.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units88,632100.0
Owner-occupied housing units24,97828.2
Renter-occupied housing units63,65471.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.98(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.55(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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