Jersey City, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Jersey City, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
262,652
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
15.7%
Median Home
$406,200
Median Income
$76,444
Median Rent
$1,485

Jersey City SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Jersey City, NJ Crime Report

5,107
Total Crimes
1,939.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.31%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Jersey City
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,107 1,939.8 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,167 443.3 195.4 387.8
Murder 17 6.5 3.7 6.5
Robbery 340 129.1 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 751 285.3 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 3,940 1,496.5 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 500 189.9 146.2 314.2
Larceny 3,004 1,141.0 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 436 165.6 115.7 246.0

Jersey City, NJ Cost Of Living

139
Jersey City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Jersey City New Jersey National Average
Overall 139 121 100
Services 135 107 100
Groceries 149 107 100
Health 112 100 100
Housing 164 160 100
Transportation 131 106 100
Utilities 96 98 100

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Rankings for Jersey City in New Jersey

Map Of Jersey City, NJ

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Population over time in Jersey City

Year Population % Change
2020 262,652 0.3%
2019 261,746 -1.6%
2018 265,932 1.6%
2017 261,666 0.8%
2016 259,651 1.5%
2015 255,861 1.6%
2014 251,717 1.3%
2013 248,435 1.3%
2012 245,226 0.8%
2011 243,257 -

Race / Ethnicity in Jersey City

White
22.1% (58,017)
African American
21.4% (56,091)
American Indian
0.2% (649)
Asian
25.8% (67,726)
Hawaiian
0.0% (48)
Other
0.9% (2,247)
Two Or More
2.8% (7,327)
Hispanic
26.9% (70,547)
Race Jersey City NJ USA
White 22.1% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 21.4% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 25.8% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 26.9% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Jersey City

Female
50.0% (131,457)
Male
50.0% (131,195)
Gender Jersey City NJ USA
Female 50.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jersey City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (13,132)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (15,759)
High School / GED
22.0% (57,783)
Some College
12.0% (31,518)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (13,132)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (73,542)
Master's Degree
17.0% (44,650)
Professional Degree
3.0% (7,879)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (5,253)
Education Jersey City NJ USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Jersey City, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
7.0% (1,837,148)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (1,301,882)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (1,757,755)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (1,984,049)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.2% (2,410,340)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (3,646,736)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (2,763,560)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.1% (4,235,857)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.4% (2,466,976)
$200,000 or more
14.7% (3,860,893)
Income Jersey City NJ USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.2% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.1% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.4% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 14.7% 14.8% 8.3%

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