Living in Kearny, NJ

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Kearny, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
41,412
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$333,100
Median Income
$70,702
Median Rent
$1,304

Kearny SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
4

Kearny, NJ Crime Report

715
Total Crimes
1,730.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.12%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kearny
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 715 1,730.6 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 54 130.7 206.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 13 31.5 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 41 99.2 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 661 1,599.9 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 36 87.1 184.6 340.5
Larceny 541 1,309.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 84 203.3 116.4 219.9

Kearny, NJ Cost Of Living

125
Kearny's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kearny New Jersey National Average
Overall 125 123 100
Services 115 111 100
Groceries 110 110 100
Health 97 102 100
Housing 157 158 100
Transportation 112 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100

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Rankings for Kearny in New Jersey

Map Of Kearny, NJ

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Population over time in Kearny

Year Population % Change
2019 41,412 -0.4%
2018 41,567 -2.2%
2017 42,487 1.1%
2016 42,029 0.4%
2015 41,866 0.8%
2014 41,538 1.0%
2013 41,123 0.9%
2012 40,744 0.8%
2011 40,406 0.5%
2010 40,208 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kearny

White
36.0% (14,910)
African American
4.3% (1,768)
American Indian
0.1% (26)
Asian
4.9% (2,030)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (295)
Two Or More
1.4% (598)
Hispanic
52.6% (21,785)
Race Kearny NJ USA
White 36.0% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 4.3% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.9% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 52.6% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Kearny

Female
48.5% (20,079)
Male
51.5% (21,333)
Gender Kearny NJ USA
Female 48.5% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kearny for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (4,141)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,312)
High School / GED
35.0% (14,494)
Some College
16.0% (6,625)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,070)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (7,454)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,070)
Professional Degree
2.0% (828)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (414)
Education Kearny NJ USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kearny, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.7% (154,318)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (121,471)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (282,608)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (291,904)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (563,047)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (810,019)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.5% (600,852)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.4% (721,084)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.8% (365,655)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (230,238)
Income Kearny NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.5% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.4% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.8% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 14.0% 7.7%

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