In 2018, Jersey City, NJ had a population of 266k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $72,561. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jersey City, NJ declined from 270,750 to 265,560, a -1.92% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,264 to $72,561, a 9.5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City, NJ are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.4%), White (Hispanic) (13.9%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (10.2%). N/A% of the people in Jersey City, NJ speak a non-English language, and 77.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jersey City, NJ are New Jersey City University (1,739 degrees awarded in 2017), Hudson County Community College (1,029 degrees), and Saint Peter's University (882 degrees).
The median property value in Jersey City, NJ is $416,900, and the homeownership rate is 29.6%. Most people in Jersey City, NJ commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 37 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ is 1 car per household.