Jersey City, NJ

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2019 Population
262,075
1.31% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.1
0.292% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
17.2%
6.22% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$81,693
12.6% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$424,900
1.92% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
145,091
2.34% 1-year growth

About

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.

Diversity

Jersey City, NJ is home to a population of 262k people, from which 75.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 41.8% of Jersey City, NJ residents were born outside of the country (109k people).

In 2019, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.9k people) in Jersey City, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 53.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jersey City, NJ are Spanish (50,614 speakers), Hindi (15,850 speakers), and Arabic (10,789 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    67.9k ± 4.65k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    64.1k ± 4.53k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    53.1k ± 3.84k
25.2%
Hispanic Population
66.2k people

In 2019, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.9k people) in Jersey City, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 53.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.2% of the people in Jersey City, NJ are hispanic (66.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jersey City, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    50,614 speakers (20.7%)
  2. Hindi
    15,850 speakers (6.48%)
  3. Arabic
    10,789 speakers (4.41%)

52.2% of Jersey City, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Jersey City, NJ was Spanish. 20.7% of the overall population of Jersey City, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 6.48% speak Hindi and 4.41% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

41.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
109k people
40.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
108k people

As of 2019, 41.8% of Jersey City, NJ residents (109k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jersey City, NJ was 40.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Jersey City, NJ was 34.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Jersey City, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Jersey City, NJ residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    267,137 ± 12,497 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    196,191 ± 10,754 people
  3. Mexico
    108,194 ± 8,026 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 267,137 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 196,191 and Mexico with 108,194.

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Citizenship

75.6%
2019 Citizenship
77.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 75.6% of Jersey City, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Jersey City, NJ was 77.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,568 ± 570
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    831 ± 415
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    778 ± 494

Jersey City, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New Jersey (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Jersey City, NJ is $81,693. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Jersey City, NJ was Census Tract 76 with a value of $191,691, followed by Census Tract 74 and Census Tract 72, with respective values of $182,881 and $167,045.

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,114. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Jersey City, NJ employs 145k people. The largest industries in Jersey City, NJ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (23,139 people), Finance & Insurance (18,483 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (17,648 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($119,476), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,383), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,654).

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,693
2019 value
± $4,644
12.6%
1 Year Growth
± 8.56%

Households in Jersey City, NJ have a median annual income of $81,693, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,561 in 2018, which represents a 12.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$92,951
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,794
$67,114
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,255

In 2019, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Jersey
  1. Asian
    $92,859 ± $3,652
  2. White
    $74,222 ± $1,284
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $70,602 ± $36,181

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Jersey.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jersey City, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2018 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2019, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0449% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 76
  2. Census Tract 74
  3. Census Tract 72

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jersey City, NJ was Census Tract 76 with a value of $191,691, followed by Census Tract 74 and Census Tract 72, with respective values of $182,881 and $167,045.

The following map shows all of the places in Jersey City, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jersey City, NJ (44.5k out of 259k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    16,379 ± 1,045
  2. White
    15,007 ± 903
  3. Black
    13,821 ± 969

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jersey City, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

145k
2019 Value
± 6,751
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 6.41%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jersey City, NJ grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 142k employees to 145k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jersey City, NJ, are Management Occupations (18,966 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (14,280 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (13,940 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jersey City, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jersey City, NJ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (18,966 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (14,280 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (13,940 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jersey City, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.82 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.41 times), and Legal Occupations (2.01 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jersey City, NJ, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($109,325), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($102,153), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($101,004).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

145k
2019 Value
± 6,751
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 6.41%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jersey City, NJ grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 142k employees to 145k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jersey City, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (23,139 people), Finance & Insurance (18,483 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (17,648 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jersey City, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Jersey City, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jersey City, NJ, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (23,139 people), Finance & Insurance (18,483 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (17,648 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jersey City, NJ has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.74 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.09 times), and Information (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jersey City, NJ, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($119,476), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,383), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,654).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for New Jersey
57.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 72.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 69.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Jersey City, NJ awarded 3,858 degrees. The student population of Jersey City, NJ is skewed towards women, with 6,983 male students and 11,352 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jersey City, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (1,544 and 40.9%), followed by White (812 and 21.5%), Black or African American (663 and 17.6%), and Asian (369 and 9.78%).

The largest universities in Jersey City, NJ by number of degrees awarded are New Jersey City University (1,657 and 42.9%), Hudson County Community College (1,090 and 28.3%), and Saint Peter's University (818 and 21.2%).

The most popular majors in Jersey City, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (326 and 8.45%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (262 and 6.79%), and Registered Nursing (220 and 5.7%).

The median tuition costs in Jersey City, NJ are $37,660 for private four year colleges, and $12,676 and $22,826 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 171 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 151 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jersey City, NJ was General Psychology with 171 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jersey City, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,657 degrees awarded
  2. 1,090 degrees awarded
  3. 818 degrees awarded
$12,676
Median In-State Public
$37,660
Median Private

In 2020, the Jersey City, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Jersey City University with 1,657 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,391
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,467
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,391 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jersey City, NJ, which is 0.564 times less than the 2,467 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Jersey City, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,544 degrees awarded
  2. White
    812 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    663 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Jersey City, NJ was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,544 degrees mean that there were 1.9 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 812 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jersey City, NJ was $424,900 in 2019, which is 1.77 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $416,900 to $424,900, a 1.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Jersey City, NJ is 30.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Jersey City, NJ have an average commute time of 36.2 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Jersey City, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$424,900
2019 Median
± $37,006
$416,900
2018 Median
± $29,025

In 2019, the median property value in Jersey City, NJ grew to to $424,900 from the previous year's value of $416,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jersey City, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$81,693
Median Household Income
± $4,644
109k
Number of Households
± 5,691

In 2019, the median household income of the 109k households in Jersey City, NJ grew to $81,693 from the previous year's value of $72,561.

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jersey City, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

30.8%
2019 Homeownership
29.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 30.8% of the housing units in Jersey City, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 29.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jersey City, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

36.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jersey City, NJ have a longer commute time (36.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.42% of the workforce in Jersey City, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (49.2%)
  2. Drove Alone (31.6%)
  3. Walked (7.04%)

In 2019, 49.2% of workers in Jersey City, NJ used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (31.6%) and those who walked to work (7.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jersey City, NJ have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

89.5% of the population of Jersey City, NJ has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 19.4% on Medicaid, 6.93% on Medicare, 7.12% on non-group plans, and 0.464% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Hudson County, NJ see 1894 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.07% decrease from the previous year (1954 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1542 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1446 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Salem County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,894 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hudson County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Hudson County, NJ see an average of 1,894 patients per year. This represents a 3.07% decrease from the previous year (1,954 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hudson County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.5%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
19.4%
Medicaid
6.93%
Medicare
7.12%
Non-Group
0.464%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jersey City, NJ grew by 3.52% from 10.1% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jersey City, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 13.4% prevalence
  3. 13.2% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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