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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Jersey City, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
261,940
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$373,700
Median Income
$70,752
Median Rent
$1,401

Jersey City SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Jersey City, NJ Crime Report

6,467
Total Crimes
2,426.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Jersey City
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,467 2,426.6 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,393 522.7 206.9 366.7
Murder 13 4.9 2.9 5.0
Robbery 431 161.7 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 868 325.7 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 5,074 1,903.9 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 890 333.9 184.6 340.5
Larceny 3,514 1,318.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 670 251.4 116.4 219.9

Jersey City, NJ Cost Of Living

141
Jersey City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Jersey City New Jersey National Average
Overall 141 123 100
Services 136 111 100
Groceries 142 110 100
Health 110 102 100
Housing 165 158 100
Transportation 128 110 100
Utilities 111 100 100

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Rankings for Jersey City in New Jersey

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Population over time in Jersey City

Year Population % Change
2019 261,940 0.1%
2018 261,746 -1.6%
2017 265,932 1.6%
2016 261,666 0.8%
2015 259,651 1.5%
2014 255,861 1.6%
2013 251,717 1.3%
2012 248,435 1.3%
2011 245,226 0.8%
2010 243,257 -

Race / Ethnicity in Jersey City

White
21.9% (57,440)
African American
21.1% (55,209)
American Indian
0.2% (598)
Asian
24.9% (65,203)
Hawaiian
0.0% (75)
Other
0.8% (2,148)
Two Or More
2.5% (6,523)
Hispanic
28.5% (74,744)
Race Jersey City NJ USA
White 21.9% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 21.1% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 24.9% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.5% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Jersey City

Female
50.4% (132,052)
Male
49.6% (129,888)
Gender Jersey City NJ USA
Female 50.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
6.0% (15,716)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (15,716)
High School / GED
23.0% (60,246)
Some College
13.0% (34,052)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (10,477)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (73,343)
Master's Degree
15.0% (39,291)
Professional Degree
3.0% (7,858)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (5,238)
Education Jersey City NJ USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 11.0% 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
8.4% (2,207,426)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (1,339,833)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (2,044,514)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (1,953,162)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.2% (2,411,446)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (3,640,642)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (2,773,303)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.8% (4,134,452)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.7% (2,278,732)
$200,000 or more
13.0% (3,410,485)
Income Jersey City NJ USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.2% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.8% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.7% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 13.0% 14.0% 7.7%

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