In 2019, Jersey City, NJ had a population of 262k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $81,693. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Jersey City, NJ declined from 265,560 to 262,075, a −1.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,561 to $81,693, a 12.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (24.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.3%), White (Hispanic) (13.7%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.07%). 52.2% of the households in Jersey City, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 75.6% of the residents in Jersey City, NJ are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Jersey City, NJ was $424,900, and the homeownership rate was 30.8%. Most people in Jersey City, NJ used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 36.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ was 1 car per household.