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New Jersey




Kearny (town), New Jersey

   People QuickFactsKearnyNew Jersey
Population, 2003 estimate 39,8538,638,396
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -1.6%2.7%
Population, 2000 40,5138,414,350
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 16.2%8.6%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 5.7%6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 21.5%24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 10.9%13.2%
Female persons, percent, 2000 48.4%51.5%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)75.7%72.6%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)4.0%13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.4%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)5.5%5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)10.0%5.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.3%2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 27.3%13.3%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 54.3%59.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 38.2%17.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 53.1%25.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 70.9%82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 17.4%29.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 30.630.0
 
Housing units, 2000 13,8723,310,275
Homeownership rate, 2000 48.0%65.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $158,200$170,800
 
Households, 2000 13,5393,064,645
Persons per household, 2000 2.812.68
Median household income, 1999 $47,757$55,146
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,886$27,006
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 8.6%8.5%
   Business QuickFactsKearnyNew Jersey
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 539,890227,309,002
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 237,33779,914,892
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $6,731$9,922
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) D13,416,088
Total number of firms, 1997 2,694654,227
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 29.8%15.6%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 20.0%23.7%
   Geography QuickFactsKearnyNew Jersey
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 97,417
Persons per square mile, 2000 4,433.21,134.4
FIPS Code 3651034
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:33 EST

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