In 2017, Jersey City, NJ had a population of 271k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $66,264. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jersey City, NJ grew from 264,161 to 270,750, a 2.49% increase and its median household income grew from $63,227 to $66,264, a 4.8% increase.
The population of Jersey City, NJ is 29.5% Hispanic or Latino, 26.3% Asian Alone, and 22.2% Black or African American Alone. 54.5% 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 (1,821 degrees awarded in 2016), Hudson County Community College (1,008 degrees), and Saint Peter's University (739 degrees).
The median property value in Jersey City, NJ is $379,900, and the homeownership rate is 31.2%. Most people in Jersey City, NJ commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 35.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ is 1 car per household.