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.
75.6% of the residents in Jersey City, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jersey City, NJ are New Jersey City University (1,657 degrees awarded in 2020), Hudson County Community College (1,090 degrees), and Saint Peter's University (818 degrees).
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.