Bayonne, NJ

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Population

66,719

1.44% growth

Median Age

38.6


Median Household Income

$56,701

3.35% growth

Poverty Rate

15.7%


Number of Employees

31,158

1.29% growth

Median Property Value

$314,800

0.607% growth

About

In 2017, Bayonne, NJ had a population of 66.7k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $56,701. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bayonne, NJ grew from 65,772 to 66,719, a 1.44% increase and its median household income grew from $54,862 to $56,701, a 3.35% increase.

The population of Bayonne, NJ is 49.1% White Alone, 29.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.7% Black or African American Alone. 43.4% of the people in Bayonne, NJ speak a non-English language, and 85.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bayonne, NJ is $314,800, and the homeownership rate is 38.1%. Most people in Bayonne, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bayonne, NJ is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Bayonne, NJ employs 31.2k people. The largest industries in Bayonne, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,214 people), Educational Services (3,497 people), and Retail Trade (3,303 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,094), Finance & Insurance ($74,681), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,793).

Median household income in Bayonne, NJ is $56,701. Males in Bayonne, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Bayonne, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,701

2017 value

± $3,179

3.35%

1 Year Growth

± 6.78%

Households in Bayonne, NJ have a median annual income of $56,701, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,862 in 2016, which represents a 3.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Bayonne, NJ made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bayonne, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bayonne, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 112

  2. Census Tract 115

  3. Census Tract 108

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bayonne, NJ was Census Tract 112 with a value of $73,868, followed by Census Tract 115 and Census Tract 108, with respective values of $71,544 and $69,510.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bayonne, NJ (10.5k out of 66.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,828 ± 612

  2. Hispanic

    3,926 ± 509

  3. Black

    1,130 ± 296

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bayonne, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

31.2k

2017 Value

± 1,253

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 5.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayonne, NJ grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 30.8k employees to 31.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bayonne, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,647 people), Management Occupations (2,888 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,815 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bayonne, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bayonne, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,647 people), Management Occupations (2,888 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,815 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayonne, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.91 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.52 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bayonne, NJ, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($96,000), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,800), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($81,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

31.2k

2017 Value

± 1,253

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 5.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayonne, NJ grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 30.8k employees to 31.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bayonne, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,214 people), Educational Services (3,497 people), and Retail Trade (3,303 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bayonne, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Bayonne, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bayonne, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,214 people), Educational Services (3,497 people), and Retail Trade (3,303 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayonne, NJ has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.24 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.45 times), and Educational Services (1.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bayonne, NJ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($76,094), Finance & Insurance ($74,681), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,793).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $35.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.3% of the population of Bayonne, NJ has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 8.14% on non-group plans, and 0.465% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Bayonne, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Bayonne, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.7%

Uninsured

46.7%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

8.14%

Non-Group

0.465%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bayonne, NJ declined by 8.49% from 13.9% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bayonne, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Bayonne, NJ is home to a population of 66.7k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 29.5% of Bayonne, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Bayonne, NJ is composed of 32.7k White Alone residents (49.1%), 19.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (29.6%), 6.47k Black or African American Alone residents (9.7%), 5.87k Asian Alone residents (8.8%), 1.32k Two or More Races residents (1.98%), 320 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.48%), 205 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.307%), and 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0734%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bayonne, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (12,651 speakers), Arabic (4,458 speakers), and Tagalog (2,011 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bayonne, NJ was 38.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Bayonne, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bayonne, NJ residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

29.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

29.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 29.5% of Bayonne, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bayonne, NJ was 29.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bayonne, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Bayonne, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

85.9%

2017 Citizenship

85.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.9% of Bayonne, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bayonne, NJ was 85.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32.7k ± 1.32k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    19.8k ± 1.6k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    6.47k ± 792

In 2017, there were 1.66 times more White Alone residents (32.7k people) in Bayonne, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.8k Hispanic or Latino and 6.47k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Bayonne, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    12,651 speakers (20.7%)

  2. Arabic

    4,458 speakers (7.29%)

  3. Tagalog

    2,011 speakers (3.29%)

43.4% of Bayonne, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Bayonne, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 20.7% of the overall population of Bayonne, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 7.29% speak Arabic and 3.29% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    842 ± 198

  2. Korea

    388 ± 136

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    264 ± 112

Bayonne, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bayonne, NJ was $314,800 in 2017, which is 1.45 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $312,900 to $314,800, a 0.607% increase. The homeownership rate in Bayonne, NJ is 38.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bayonne, NJ have an average commute time of 34.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bayonne, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$56,701

Median Household Income

± $3,179

25.2k

Number of Households

± 1,106

In 2017, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Bayonne, NJ grew to $56,701 from the previous year's value of $54,862.

The following chart displays the households in Bayonne, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$314,800

2017 Median

± $7,532

$312,900

2016 Median

± $9,794

In 2017, the median property value in Bayonne, NJ grew to to $314,800 from the previous year's value of $312,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bayonne, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayonne, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

38.1%

2017 Homeownership

37.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 38.1% of the housing units in Bayonne, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 37.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bayonne, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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Commute Time

34.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bayonne, NJ have a longer commute time (34.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.56% of the workforce in Bayonne, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    53.4%

  2. Public Transit

    24.6%

  3. Carpooled

    11.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bayonne, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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