In 2021, Jersey City, NJ had a population of 287k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $81,390. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jersey City, NJ grew from 262,652 to 287,146, a 9.33% increase and its median household income grew from $76,444 to $81,390, a 6.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City, NJ are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (25.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (22.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.9%), White (Hispanic) (9.69%), and Other (Hispanic) (8.92%).
None of the households in Jersey City, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
78.1% of the residents in Jersey City, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jersey City, NJ are New Jersey City University (1,784 degrees awarded in 2021), Hudson County Community College (1,088 degrees), and Saint Peter's University (864 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Jersey City, NJ was $437,200, and the homeownership rate was 29.6%.
Most people in Jersey City, NJ used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 36.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ was 1 car per household.