Kearny, NJ has a population of 42,029 people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $61,558. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Kearny, NJ grew from 41,866 to 42,029, a 0.39% increase and its median household income grew from $60,015 to $61,558, a 2.57% increase.
The population of Kearny, NJ is 46% Hispanic, 42.7% White, and 4.51% Asian. 62.5% of the people in Kearny, NJ speak a non-English language, and 79.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kearny, NJ are New York University, with 16,286 graduates, Columbia University in the City of New York, with 12,510 graduates, and Rutgers University-New Brunswick, with 11,798 graduates.
The median property value in Kearny, NJ is $314,000, and the homeownership rate is 46.4%. Most people in Kearny, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kearny, NJ is 2 cars per household.
Kearny, NJ is a census place located in Hudson County, NJ. It borders East Newark, NJ; Harrison, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; Newark, NJ; North Arlington, NJ; and Secaucus, NJ& 1 more.