Jersey City, NJ has a population of 264,161 people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $63,227. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Jersey City, NJ declined from 264,277 to 264,161, a 0.04% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,485 to $63,227, a 6.29% increase.
The population of Jersey City, NJ is 28% Hispanic, 25.3% Asian, and 21.6% Black. 54.4% of the people in Jersey City, NJ speak a non-English language, and 76.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jersey City, NJ are New Jersey City University, with 1,935 graduates, Hudson County Community College, with 968 graduates, and Saint Peter's University, with 802 graduates.
The median property value in Jersey City, NJ is $376,300, and the homeownership rate is 26.7%. Most people in Jersey City, NJ commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 37.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City, NJ is 1 car per household.
Jersey City, NJ is a census place located in Hudson County, NJ. It borders Bayonne, NJ; Hoboken, NJ; Kearny, NJ; Newark, NJ; Secaucus, NJ; Union City, NJ; New York, NY& 2 more.