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 Other (Hispanic) (10.2%). 0% of the people in Jersey City, NJ speak a non-English language, and 77.6% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Jersey City, NJ was $416,900, 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 37 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ was 1 car per household.